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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

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