Social Media eCourses
Explore the way colleges are using social media as part of their recruiting and admissions process. Topics covered: social media recruiting, online reputation for students and beyond, how to use social media as a college prep tool. These are essential 21st century skills that will serve you well beyond the college years!
Social media will influence your student's college and career access prospects. Admissions officers and employers (as everybody else) look at students' social media to reflect a student's interests, accomplishments, maturity and character. It’s therefore becoming increasingly important to understand how online reputation for students works. Learn how your students can use social media strategically as a college prep tool and for career readiness.
LinkedIn is the most important social media platform for students looking to make a strong case for their college admission, internships, and career success. This LinkedIn eCourse, the first of its kind and designed especially for students who have no work experience, will help you acquire LinkedIn proficiency for recruiting, personal branding and affinity-group/influencer networking.
Always lively and of-the-moment, Twitter is arguably the greatest networking tool ever invented, and an essential 21st century skill! This Twitter for Students eCourse helps high school and college students understand how to use Twitter to establish a great online reputation, display your interests and achievements, and engage in social media networking with like-minded thinkers and those in powerful decision-making positions.
With over 1.83 billion unique user accounts, Facebook is by far the largest social network on the planet. And it’s the first place where college admissions staff and employers will look to learn more about their candidates’ lives and characters. Use Facebook to display your college and career readiness, and create a great online reputation for yourself. Make sure you understand Facebook's privacy settings, and how your persona can be conveyed by your posts and behaviors. [update coming soon]
It only makes sense: 92% of employers use social media recruiting as part of the hiring process. They’re not looking for “bad behavior” but to get a well-rounded picture of a potential intern's or employee's authentic character and their interests (that a resume won't reveal). Learn the essential digital life skills of social media etiquette for students and how to craft your social media reputation to gain a solid advantage in your search for internships and employment and demonstrate your employability skills.
Introducing LinkedIn Concierge: Let a Pro Help You Create and Curate your LinkedIn Profile
In today’s world of college admissions, scholarship review, job search, and professional networking, LinkedIn is significantly more valued – and infinitely more powerful – than the stodgy old resumé. But what busy student has the time, energy or resources to master the secrets of LinkedIn?
What if you could start building and maintaining a LinkedIn profile – just by answering a few questions about yourself? A profile that would get you noticed by recruiters, and engaged in dialog with schools, internships, employers and experienced professionals in your field?
LinkedIn Concierge can help you create an impressive LinkedIn profile that authentically showcases your passions, experience and goals, using our proven methods and insider insights into recruitment and networking methods. We will help you build your network, connections and access. Your profile will shine against the hundreds of dull and incomplete profiles you’ll be compared with.
LinkedIn is essential – but it’s not your parent’s resumé! Contact us today so you can focus on your real life, and your search for a brighter future.
Introducing Twitter Concierge: Professional Twitter Networking Services
Networking is conversation. And Twitter is the ultimate tool for networking because it enables anyone to join the conversational flow – with everyone from gifted amateurs to world-renowned experts. In today’s world of networking for college admissions and career opportunity, Twitter can offer significant value over cattle-call events and mass resumé mailings. But do you have the time or experience to take advantage of Twitter’s powers?
Now, just by answering a few questions about yourself, we can help you establish your presence on Twitter and carve out your place in that vast conversation. A presence that will quickly grow and engage you with professionals who share your interests, networks that can refer you to resources, and schools, internships, and employers who can advance your studies and career.
Using a live video chat, your Social Assurity Advisor will take you through a one-on-one real-time assessment of your social media presence. With our proprietary techniques, you will learn what admissions officers, recruiters and employers will discover about your online presence, how you will be perceived, and how you can improve your digital image. Coming out of this 45-minute session, your advisor will provide recommendations and outline a path of action for building an impressive and authentic digital presence.