As the hot topic of unpaid internships made their way to various lawsuits, there’s probably one group of interns that’s not complaining. As in the paid ones. Check that — the highly compensated ones!
Did you read that right? Yes, you did!
By goofing off we mean ways to actually boost productivity. Instead of staring blankly at your computer screen with a looming deadline, it’s actually more productive to take a stroll around the block, brush your teeth or talk to a colleague and then return to the task at hand.
Ah, social media. Sure, we’re all on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook, but how about leaning on Google+ to self-promote and land your next job?
According to a piece on Brazen Careerist, there are several ways to create a solid Google+ profile in order to get your name out there. Consider this: Google+ is the second larges social network out there. Considering it has over 500 million members, it’s an untapped market if your profile isn’t ramped up. Plus, keep in mind that Google+ feeds Google, as pointed out in the piece. Where do most employers search for passive candidates? You guessed it: Google.
We’re excited to announce tomorrow’s career lunch hangout at 1 p.m. EST and hope you will join us on Google+!
Join your MediaJobsDaily editor Vicki Salemi and Mediabistro’s managing editor Valerie Berrios as they talk to Geoffrey Colon, marketing manager at Microsoft. He is also a subject matter expert on social business and disruptive innovation.
We’ll find out how you can leverage social media skills with innovative digital strategies in order to catapult your career to the next level.
Oh, did we mention that it’s free? Looking forward to having you join us!