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Online Career Development Tools for Employment

Various online platforms can be utilized to advance employment goals whether someone is looking for a job, interested in keeping a job, or wants to network within a profession.  The telecom toolbox supports career development professionals and job seekers in using online tools.

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Communication

 

If managed effectively, distance communication methods like email, texting, instant messaging, and video conferencing offer opportunities for improved relationships and outcomes.

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Online Career Development

The internet and social media platforms, such as LinkedIn and Facebook, can influence job search, offer avenues to pursue employment opportunities and reinforce and improve your online reputation.

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Ethics

 

Online career development tools introduce new ethical considerations. With the right knowledge, security settings and commitment to staying current on recent developments in the field, ethical concerns can be managed.

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What’s New

The 15 Best Tips for Facebook Privacy in a Job Search - Many employers will Google candidates to gain insight into their character.  Depending on your Facebook profile and timeline, this can help or hurt you in the job search process.  If you have some unfortunate posts, here are 15 ways to clean up your Facebook profile and address your Facebook privacy.  The tips apply to other ... Read more...
Cracking the New “LinkedIn Students” App - LinkedIn recently launched LinkedIn Students, an app made especially for students who want to use LinkedIn to help them find a job or internship. Why Students Use LinkedIn LinkedIn has more than 450 million members. Unlike other popular social networks such as Facebook and Twitter, LinkedIn facilitates networking between business professionals. It is never too ... Read more...
Overhead picture of a woman and man sitting at a round table. 27 Best Tips for Acing a Second Interview - If you apply for a job and are asked back for a second interview, it is safe to assume you are a top candidate!  While the first round of interviews are often used to weed out candidates, the second round is typically focused on deciding which candidate is the best fit.  Below is a list ... Read more...

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