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Social Jobbing

Using social media to find your next job (or employee)

Implications - The credit crunch, combined with the rising popularity of social media, has spurred a rapid evolution in job searching. Job hunters are using the web to find openings, build interactive resumes and boost their personal brands. At the same time, employers are researching new hires using social networks and other online resources.
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Megatrends
11 Featured, 65 Examples:
1,064,673 Total Clicks
Date Range:
Jan 09 — Feb 10
Trending:
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Featured Examples

Cocky Self-Promotion
Cocky Self-Promotion
‘Google Me' Business Card is Perfect for the Pretentious
This Google business card from Ji Lee is a great idea in theory. It’s attention-grabbing for sure, sleek and minimalist in nature. The business card is one that won’t end up in the round file, if for nothing… MORE
Twitter Internships
Twitter Internships
Pizza Hut is Hiring a Social Media ‘Twintern'
Students that want to beef up their social media experience are invited to apply for Pizza Hut’s ‘Twintern’ position. The intern will work with social media tools like Twitter, Facebook and YouTube to… MORE
Social Media Certifications
Social Media Certifications
Facebook-Style Business Cards are Fun and Friendly
Made as a joke, the Facebook styled business card seems authentic and fun. These cards have the ‘confirm friend’ page as the design for the business card. It’s cool if you work within a creative… MORE
play_circle_filled Comparative Career Websites
Comparative Career Websites
Best Job Ever is a Happy Step Into Someone Else's Life
Do you think that you have the best job in the entire world? Does leaving work bring that single tear to your eye? Why not let everybody know about it? BestJobsEver.net is exactly what you think it is.… MORE
Online Business Cards
Online Business Cards
.Tel Domains Make Phone Books and Paper Self-Promotion Obsolete
Move over, unwanted phone books and out-of-date business cards: There's a new way to disseminate your contact information, and it's called the .tel domain. By purchasing a .tel domain, you can create a… MORE
Virtual Business Cards
Virtual Business Cards
TwtBizCard Uses Hashtags to Send Contact Info With Each Tweet
Twitter is an excellent networking tool, and TwtBizCard is a new service that aims to leverage that potential by allowing users to embed their contact information in each tweet. Visitors to the TwtBizCard… MORE
18 Cent Friends
18 Cent Friends
Usocial Lets You Buy Facebook Friends to Look More Connected
Self-conscious about your virtual social status? Now you can buy Facebook friends thanks to uSocial. It seems these days, the currency of "relationship" is more valuable than ever, and for some people,… MORE
Crowdsourced Careers
Crowdsourced Careers
Chen Xiao Performs Random Real-Life Tasks for Chinese Internet Users
After 26-year-old fashion school graduate Chen Xiao was forced to close down her shop due to the sour economic climate, she stumbled across an innovative way to make money: She's offered up her services… MORE
play_circle_filled Demo Reel Raps
Demo Reel Raps
Ian Pfaff Shows Off His Hirable Skills With Hip Hop Video
Ian Pfaff writes, edits, directs, animates and more, so he decided the best way to show that off in a demo reel would be to create his own music video. The Ian Pfaff demo reel is a rap song about… his… MORE
Bidding on Employees
Bidding on Employees
Man Posts Himself on eBay as "Employee for a Month"
Englishman Andy Palmer has been unemployed for a year and, in his fight against recession woes, has posted himself on eBay as “Employee for a Month." As a struggling mortgage adviser, Andy Palmer is… MORE
Recruiting Happy People
Recruiting Happy People
'Good Mood Gig' at Nature Made Sam-E Complete Pays $5K/Month
If you’re a happy-go-lucky person by nature and can write, the ‘Good Mood Gig’ at Nature Made SAM-e Complete is for you. This six-month contract blogger position entails daily blog posts about your own… MORE

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