Tag Archives: social networking

(Image: Thinkstock)

Ready to Work: What Companies Want to See on Your Social Media Profiles

Include these key elements to attract top-notch employers

These key elements will attract top-notch employers to your Web pages.

By Courtney Connley

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,
Chris-Brown300232

Up in Smoke: Don’t Let Twitter Ruin Your Career

For the average person, a negative social media imprint can damage their brand

Check out these tips to avoid making social media missteps that may hinder your professional…

By Jamie Harrison

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Your Professional Story

Here’s how to improve your LinkedIn profile

More than 175 million professionals currently use the professional networking and social media site LinkedIn,…

By Sonia Alleyne

Posted: Tags: , , , ,
(Source: File)

You Tried It: Top Most Ineffective Responses to Twitter Job Opps

Stay away from mistakes that could cost you a prime opportunity

Here are the top most annoying, off-putting ways to respond to a job opportunity presented…

By Janell Hazelwood

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , ,
(Image: File)

Delete & Unfollow: Top 8 Reasons You Aren’t Making Connections on Social Media

Don't keep up habits that could turn people all the way off

Seven key social media no-nos I see on a daily basis that could put a…

By Janell Hazelwood

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,
computer2520and2520black2520man2520-iStock_000008557960XSmall

Company Offers Social Media Hacking Insurance

For a fee, company offers protection from hackers

For a fee, company offers protection from hackers

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

Posted: Tags: , , , ,
Join our #CareersinFaith and Religion Twitter chat today with @blackenterprise. (Image: Thinkstock)

Join Our Twitter Chat on Careers in Faith and Religion!

We talk balancing careers and ministry with Rev. Deborah Martin and Anthony Bradley, Ph.D.

On Monday, July 23 we chat with the Rev. Deborah Martin and Anthony Bradey, Ph.D.…

By BlackEnterprise.com

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , ,
stk321064rkn

Not a Fan of Self-Promotion? Here’s How to Advance Anyway

Even if you shy away from the limelight, it's good to be on the radar

Even if you’re not into the limelight, a little self-promotion doesn’t hurt in the workplace.…

By BlackEnterprise.com

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , ,
James-Andrews-300x232

Meet Your Small Business Instructor: James Andrews

For the Black Enterprise Small Business University, sponsored by Dell, this social media expert offers tips to grow your business

For the Black Enterprise Small Business University, sponsored by Dell, social media expert James Andrews…

By Demetria Irwin

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Pinterest_Logo copy

The Right Image

5 ways you can get a job using Pinterest

With more than 10 million registered users, it’s hard to ignore the latest social media…

By Sirita Wright

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , ,
Your company’s merger might not have the same splashy headlines as Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg buying Instagram or the intense game of executive musical chairs being played by Arianna Huffington and the TechCrunch editors, but the impact of a company transition on your career is no less important. You could be faced with not only answering to a new boss, but an entirely different corporate environment.


Here are five tips to avoid being a merger casualty and instead successfully transitioning your old job into the new space. --- Demetria Irwin

AOL/TechCrunch Merger Moves: 5 Ways to Successfully Survive a Company Transition

As AOL's Techcrunch changes leadership, here's employee strategy to make transition less stressful

As TechCrunch transitions into new leadership and Mark Zuckerberg plans to buy Instagram, many employees…

By Demetria Irwin

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
(Image: Shutterstock)

Don’t Have Time to Schmooze? 5 Creative Ways Working Parents Can Network

Try these multitask strategies for career advancement

There are several ways you can multitask and network without having to squeeze out time…

By BlackEnterprise.com

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Pinterest. Pinterest. Pinterest. It's the popular kid on the social media block, showing enormous growth and attracting the interest---and usage--of big brands including Nike, Kraft, Whole Foods, and HGTV. From boards centering on arts & crafts to interior decor and jobs boards, Pinterest can serve as a vital resource in not only your life but specifically, your career.


Check out five ways you can utilize Pinterest for professional development and advancement. ---Sirita Wright

5 Ways You Can Get a Job Using Pinterest

Find professional development and career leads via Web boards

This fast-growing social media platform can be a vital resource for professional development, job leads…

By Sirita Wright

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
(Image: Thinkstock)

Lesson in Personal Branding: Would You Be Associated with You?

While evaluating your inner circle, it's good to put yourself to the test, too

We often evaluate people in our networks since they reflect largely on our own personal…

By Janell Hazelwood

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
stk125451rke

7 Days of Boss Moves, Day Four: Put Your Elevator Pitch Into Action

Get beyond the business-card exchange toward quality connections

For seven days, we challenge you to take steps toward quality networking with Cameka Smith,…

By Cameka Smith

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,
ComputerWomanHomeOffice620480

7 Days of Boss Moves, Day Three: Maximize Your Social Networks

Get beyond the business-card exchange toward quality connections

For seven days, we challenge you to take steps toward quality networking with Cameka Smith,…

By Cameka Smith

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
prince alawaleed-300

Saudi Prince Buys $300 Million Stake in Twitter

Twitter is here to stay and the value of micro-blogging site can only increase– at…

By timmhotep aku

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,
James Andrews, Founder and CEO of Social People

Beyond Your Home Page

Moving your online profile to the next level

With facts, apps, and information moving at dizzying speed, it’s a challenge keeping up with…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

Posted: Tags: , , ,
GirlCityPhoneSocialMedia620480

Career Tip of the Day: Refresh Your Social Media Presence

Take at least 30 minutes today to upgrade your profile

Today’s tip: Blow the dust off those social media profiles and make the most of…

By BlackEnterprise.com

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
hiring jobs

Online Job Connections: Social Media by the Numbers

Many unemployed turning to Facebook for leads

How more job seekers and employers are utilizing Facebook to find employment opportunities and fill…

By Sonia Alleyne

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,