SIUC Dept. of Communication Studies RSOs
In this digital age, if you wish to have an online presence with your business or a personal portfolio you are going to need to have a website. You can use social media so people can find you, but if you wish to fully customize the user experience you will have to create your own. Luckily, there are many websites builder tools you can use that make the process simple.
It can be challenging to find all these ideas for social media content when you must post something every single day on multiple platforms. Fresh, quality content that gets a lot of users’ attention is exactly what companies strive for every day. When people become excited to see what you are going to post next, that is when they become customers.
Advertising can help your business in a many different ways. One of the best ways to get free marketing is by using a social media platform for your business. You will not need to pay for ads and, if you follow trends, posting regularly can positively affect your customers. Twitter sits at number four on the most visited websites online.
by Alyssa Metelak, Communication Studies
The use of virtual teams to conduct business has skyrocketed in the past year. In many instances employers have switched to online thinking, so for young professionals joining the workforce, this post highlights the pros and cons to virtual networking in the communication field, and how to get better at it.
What do you include on a resume other than work experience?"
The last step in writing a great resume is to include the extras that make you, you!
The previous blogs that we have covered--header, professional profile, education, and work experience--highlight the most common items on a resume. However, miscellaneous items, especially when they are specific to the job application or culture of the organization to which you're applying, can be very powerful. If used strategically, miscellaneous items can showcase your uniqueness and distinguish from other candidates. Used unthoughtfully, of course, you could end up having the opposite effect. When in doubt--leave it out! Best to use precious resume real estate for work history.
In previous blogs, we provided a “Before” and “After” of our resumes; however, this post will focus on general advice becaise we did not make any changes to our sections. We will provide our final overhauled resumes in the next blog post.