3 Things to Make Your Social Media Persona More Professional
Your social media profile and your search for work are very closely linked nowadays. Five years ago employers weren’t as emphatic about a potential employees use of popular networks like Facebook and Twitter, but times have changed. Now an employer can search and possibly find one of your social profiles and can generate a snap judgement of you based on the information they come across. In order to paint yourself in the best light you’ll need to safeguard and closely monitor the information that you post in the social space.
To help guide you in the right direction in the social arena is Matt See, Social Media Manager at American Public University. In this podcast he tells you about three things you can do today to make your social media persona more professional.
Inspiring Brand Engagement on Pinterest
Having a brand presence on Pinterest will create another way for new customers to discover your brand. The visual nature of Pinterest invites the consumer into the very core of your brand by giving them an immediate feeling for your company culture and allows them to decide how you will fit into their lifestyle in a way the other social media networks simply cannot. In this special podcast we talk with Barbara Ellis about how to build a loyal customer following and to grow an influencer network on Pinterest.
Social Media in the Classroom: Why Does It Matter?
While Social Media may be regarded as a distraction for some, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and other outlets of online sharing does have a place in the classroom, whether it is physical or virtual. Featured in this podcast are options and applications for making Social Media work in a learning environment. Tee Morris and J. Mason, from OnlineLearningTips.com, review the the various social media avenues a student can take during their studies.
Social Media Safety: Geotagging
In our modern world of social media, there is a good amount of sharing, particularly in what you are doing and where you are at that moment. The question is, though, exactly how safe are you? In this podcast, Tee Morris shares tips on staying safe while still being a participant in the social networks you have worked so hard to build.
The Importance of a Complete LinkedIn Profile
So you have your resume on LinkedIn and are waiting for the job offers to roll in, but take another look at that profile. Is it complete? Do you have a photo of yourself there? Have you listed any publications you might have to your name? These details say a lot about you and the kind of associate you promise to be. Here Tee Morris, staff member at American Public University System, shows you how to fill in some of the gaps left behind in your first pass.
5 Great Resources in Your Online Classroom
Being prepared is always good advice for a student, especially so for the online learner. Since you won’t have a map to step into on campus you’ll have to rely on the directions you’re given, and the advice your peers and professors hand you. Here’s a great podcast with Alisa Berry, Staff Member at American Public University System. Her advising experience coupled with social media insight are a great pairing for the topic of great resources you’ll need to locate in your online classroom.