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Career Insider: What Does a Social Media Manager Do?

Posted by Amy Wunderlich on 9/6/16 6:00 AM


Over the past few years, social media jobs have evolved and grown from a nice-to-have to a must-have position in many companies. What exactly does a Social Media Manager do? The responsibilities of a Social Media Manager can vary depending on the size of a company. Some positions may require one person to handle every aspect of social media marketing where others may have specific employees handling specific segments. The most common responsibilities of a Social Media Manager are strategy creation, content writing, community management and analytics.

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Topics: Industry Trends, Blog Post, Career Insights

When and How to Ask for a Raise

Posted by Briana Raday on 8/24/16 11:36 AM

There are few things more nerve-wracking than considering asking for more money in your current position. Your odds for success increase dramatically when you fully prepare both your justification and timing. Here are some tips on how to go about doing just that:

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Topics: Blog Post, Career Insights

How to Quit Your Job without Burning Bridges

Posted by Briana Raday on 8/12/16 12:34 PM


One of the most important ways to maintain your network happens when you quit a job. Leaving on good terms without burning bridges leaves the door open for you to reach out to former colleagues when you need to find a new job, need an introduction to a prospective client, or you just need some professional advice. Here’s how to quit without burning bridges:

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Topics: Job Hunt Tips, Blog Post, Career Insights

Best Documentaries to Watch for Creative Inspiration

Posted by Briana Raday on 7/26/16 2:47 PM

Creatives are always thinking of new ideas. Sometimes, though, when the pressure is on to create something new, that’s precisely when we hit a creative roadblock. Inspiration is all around us; it just depends on how you see the world. One great source of inspiration is documentary film. We’ve gathered a few of our favorite documentaries you can rely on to help inspire creativity.

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Topics: Industry Trends, Blog Post, Career Insights

A Day in the Life of a Social Media and Marketing Manager

Posted by Amy Wunderlich on 7/19/16 4:27 PM

What’s it like to work in Social Media Marketing? We asked Carlin Twedt, Marketing and Social Media Manager at Ragan Communications, to share some insight into how to get started in social media, what a typical workday is like, and how he envisions the future of social media marketing.

 

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Topics: Industry Trends, Blog Post, Career Insights

Learn to Code: Why Bootcamp-Style Programs Are the Way to Go

Posted by Briana Raday on 7/6/16 3:39 PM


With employees and employers alike realizing the benefits of knowing how to code, bootcamp-style programs have increased in popularity over the last five years. Coding academies offer a solid alternative to learning to code in more “traditional” educational settings; students can enroll in condensed programs that fit their schedules, which is a bonus for full-time workers.

 

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Topics: Insider, Industry Trends, Career Insights

Our Favorite Articles for Surviving and Succeeding in the Workplace

Posted by Amy Wunderlich on 6/10/16 4:31 PM

In any workplace, you’re likely to face challenges on a daily basis. Whether you’re struggling with staying focused at work or fitting in at a new job, you’re not alone. There are numerous tips and tricks out there to help. We’ve hand-picked our favorite workplace articles, ranging from productivity to promotions to quitting and more, to help you succeed at work!

 

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Topics: Blog Post, Career Insights

What Is the Internet of Things? How Will It Affect Your Job?

Posted by Briana Raday on 4/26/16 11:54 AM

You can control your home’s temperature and security right from your smartphone. Cities can control traffic and water distribution with the touch of a button. Whether you’re ready for it or not, the Internet of Things is the future. It’s no doubt that jobs—both how we go about finding them as well as jobs themselves—will be affected by the increase in technology available.

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Topics: Industry Trends, Blog Post, Career Insights

40 of Our Favorite Articles for Job Seekers

Posted by WunderLand on 3/14/16 11:26 AM


Whether you're brand new to job searching or you’re back on the hunt, you’ll find that there is a plethora of information out there to help you ace your job search and land your dream job. To help you narrow down your list of resources, we’ve put together our favorite articles on how to prepare your resume, be confident in your interview, and impress hiring managers with stellar post-interview follow-up. Check out the links below for tips on acing your job search and starting your new job on the right foot.  

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Topics: Job Hunt Tips, Infographics, Interview Tips, Blog Post, Career Insights

6 Tips for Finding a New Job in 2016

Posted by Briana Raday on 2/11/16 12:18 PM

21% of employees resolved to leave their current employers in 2016, up 5% from 2015. Are you part of this 21%? Whether you’re a new graduate, veteran seasoned employee, or deciding to switch careers, finding a job in 2016 should include networking and getting familiar with the latest technology.

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Topics: Job Hunt Tips, Blog Post, Career Insights

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