Social media and building your online brand are hot topics in the media today. The debate ranges from those contending you must be on social media – commenting, posting, and being visible – to succeed in your career, to others saying social media will ruin your career. In this episode of The Career Confidante, host Marie Zimenoff will bring sanity to the madness with practical points to consider what (if any) social media activity is right for your career and how you can use it as a career management or career advancement tool. We’ll talk about social media hiring trends, how to use the top career-related social media (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and even Instagram), and the truth about personal branding. If you are feeling overwhelmed, lost, or ready for a real strategy, tune in!
Most professionals today are doing more than one job â building portfolio or hybrid careers to improve their earning potential, develop skills they enjoy using, or work toward the new definition of retirement. In most cases, this moonlighting or consulting is a healthy habit at all stages of oneâs career. On this episode of the Career Confidante, host Marie Zimenoff welcomes vocational expert John OâConnor. John shares his expertise and help you design your hybrid career while protecting your online brand, marketing without looking distracted, and keeping your day job.