Alright, College Seniors, Here's How to Impress Potential Employers

Alright, College Seniors, Here's How to Impress Potential Employers

ollege Seniors, It's Time to Start Cleaning Your Profile

There’s an old adage, “Don’t judge a book by its cover” that parents teach their children when they’re young.  It’s a good message and something we should all strive to live by.  Unfortunately, in the digital age, especially when it comes time to look for an internship or a job, that great piece of advice is rarely followed by employers who scour social media to find out all they can about potential employees - especially recent graduates. So, college seniors, listen up!

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Ready to Start Your Job or Internship Search? Clean Up Your Social Media Before Applying!

Ready to Start Your Job or Internship Search? Clean Up Your Social Media Before Applying!

Clean Up Your Social Media Prior to Applying for Jobs and Internships

Like it or not, when you apply for a job or an internship, there’s a better than average chance that someone in HR will check out your online profiles at some point during the application or interview process.  According to the 2016 annual social media recruitment survey by CareerBuilder, the number of employers who use social media to screen candidates has increased 500% over the last decade. Jobvite’s 2016 Recruiter Nation Survey found that 87% of recruiters like to use LinkedIn to vet prospective job/internship candidates.

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College Applications Complete? Don't Get Too Comfortable

College Applications Complete? Don't Get Too Comfortable

Just Because Your College Applications are Done Doesn’t Mean You Can Post Whatever You Want Online

The regular decision college application due dates are fast-approaching and with most high school seniors either finishing up their final applications or relaxing a bit because they’ve gotten all their applications submitted, many students start to relax when it comes to posting online.

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4 Ways to Save The Greek System in an Age of Social Media

4 Ways to Save The Greek System in an Age of Social Media

Social Media & The Greek System

This past week another sorority lost their national charter and was shut down, at least in part due to some very inappropriate social media sharing. This is only one in a string of fraternities and sororities who have been disciplined for their behavior, raising significant questions about the future of the Greek system on college campuses.

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Sorority Girl Says She Was Forced Out Because of a Photo on Tinder

Sorority Girl Says She Was Forced Out Because of a Photo on Tinder

Tinder Trouble

A junior at the University of Nebraska, Omaha says she was forced out of her sorority because of a photo she posted on Tinder, a social media app commonly used to meet people &/or "hook up".  The photo she posted on the site eight months ago (in August) was of her and two sorority sisters wearing their sorority's letters.  She got called into a meeting last week to discuss the photo which was referred to in the meeting as provocative and risque and was told that it violated the sorority's "Policy on Human Dignity" .

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