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Life is a journey of discovery.  There are many choices and options.

The problems is finding the right tools to make the proper decisions.

When you evaluate career tools, look at the features that were offered –

  • Format
  • Cost
  • Strengths or Interests
  • Career Information
  • Training Requirements
  • Supplemental Resources

We have two new resources – RIASEC Inventory  & Transferable Skills Scale.

Format: On-Line, easy-to-use
Cost:  Low cost
Reading Level: High school student, college student, adult
Subject Area: Holland Codes, Interests, Transferable Skills, Occupations
Supplemental Resources:  Step-by-step videos and PowerPoint
Career Information:   Internet access to salary, training requirements, skills/ interests, job duties, job outlook

The RIASEC Inventory scores into six interest areas:  

  • Realistic
  • Investigative
  • Artistic
  • Social
  • Enterprising
  • Conventional

The Transferable Skills Scale identifies your strongest soft (TS) skills:

  • Analytical
  • Numerical
  • Interpersonal
  • Organizational
  • Physical
  • Informational
  • Communicative
  • Creative skills

Both tools match your results to potential careers.

Here is a video that provides an overview.

 

Read more about our online tools.

Career-social-media.com uses graphics to –

  • Unlock your purpose
  • Engage, connect, and network
  • Sharpen resume writing and interviewing skills

 

We have linked Facebook with Instagram to maximize your efforts to reach your potential.

See some of the latest images from the career-social-media.com instagram account.

 

Learn about careers, job search, resume writing, interviewing, social media, networking, and more!

Engage, connect, and network with the social media networks or channels that fit your audience.

 

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Different generations prefer different types of social media.

 

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Source:  Business Insider

 

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Social media tools are mobile and web technologies, e.g. Facebook, Linkedin, and Twitter.

 

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Media technology promotes social networking, using already existing contacts to meet new people as potential social or business links.

 

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Facebook has 70,000 users, 3 million daily page views and 90 million monthly page views.

Jorgen Sunberg outlined Top 10 Facebook Fan Pages for Job Seekers.

 

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Twitter is an information network, an online social networking service, and a microblogging service that enables its users to send and read text-based messages of up to 140 characters, known as “tweets”.   According to Twitter,the # symbol, called a hashtag, is used to mark keywords or topics in a Tweet. It was created organically by Twitter users as a way to categorize messages.”  There are a variety of job search and social medial Twitter accounts.

 

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LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional business-oriented social networking service with over 175 million members and growing rapidly.

There are different reasons to use LinkedIn –

  • Networking – Connect with professionals
  • Recruitment
  • People, company, and industry research
  • Job Email Alerts
  • Discussion groups
  • Branding
  • Job Search
  • Interview preparation
  • College or field of study research – LinkedIn for Education

Source:  Here are screenshots from the Implementing Effective Social Media Strategies Roundtable Workshop NCDA 2015 Conference.

To get more information about the Implementing Effective Social Media Strategies, send an email to careerandsocialmedia@gmail.com.  Add the subject line “Career Social Media NCDA”.

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Social People like dealing with People.

  • Social People tend to be Helping, Informing, Teaching, Inspiring, Counseling, and Serving.
  • Social Abilities interact with people and concerned with the welfare of people.
  • Social Careers include Teacher, Clergy, Coach, Therapist, Nurse, Counselor, and Sociologist.
  • Social College Majors include Nursing, Christian Education, Counseling, Biblical Studies, Social Science, and Education.

Do you have an Social Personality?

Careerandsocialmedia.com has Instagram and Tumblr channels/ networks that broadcast information about –

  • Career development
  • Social media
  • Job search

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Instagram

Instagram is an online mobile photo-sharing, video-sharing and social networking service that enables its users to take pictures and videos, and share them on a variety of social networking platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Flickr. (Wikipedia)

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Career Social Media has a variety of career, job search, and social media Instagram graphics.

The Omnichannel graphic lists to an interactive image that highlights all of the Career Social Media networks/ channels.

How to Sign Up for Instagram

To Sign-Up for Pinterest, use the Wikihow How to … Instagram articles –

Tumblr

Tumblr is a microblogging platform and social networking website allowing users to post text, photos, quotes, links, music, and videos to a blogging platform.

 

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Career Social Media introduces different career, job search, and social media Tumblr topics.

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On the Archive page, you see thumbnails of all of the Tumblr graphics and posts.

How to Sign Up for Tumblr

To Sign-Up for Tumblr, use the Wikihow How to Tumblr articles –

Follow us on Instagram and Tumblr.

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Artistic people prefer to deal with Ideas and People.

  • Artistic People are sometimes viewed as  Expressive,  Creative, Complicated, Original, Impulsive, and Independent .
  • Artistic Abilities use imagination and feelings in creative expression .
  • Artistic Careers include Artist, Musician, Actor/ Actress, Designer, Writer, and Photographer.
  • Examples of Artistic College Majors are Art, Theater, Graphic Design, Music, Journalism, and Communication.

Do you have an Artistic Personality?

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An Investigative Person deals with Things and Ideas.

  • Investigative People tend to be analytical, intellectual, reserved, independent, and scholarly.
  • Investigative Abilities involve working with abstract ideas and intellectual problems.
  • Investigative Careers include Biologist, Chemist, Historian, Researcher, Doctor, and Mathematician.
  • Examples of Investigative College Majors are Botany, Engineering, Forestry Science, Physics, and Foreign Languages.

Do you have an Investigative, thinking or problem solving personality

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