Tag Archives: Facebook

7 Things You Should Check on Facebook Before Applying for Jobs

According to a CareerBuilder survey, 51 percent of hiring managers use search engines to research candidates. The good news is they aren’t always looking for red flags. Often, employers want to find professional online profiles that support your qualifications for the job. As a college student, you  may have never thought about the impact your
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5 Habits of Highly Successful Online College Students

We asked, you responded! Last week, Globe University and Minnesota School of Business posed this question to students on our Facebook pages: “If you could give 1 piece of advice on how to succeed as an Online student, what would it be?” And here’s what YOU responded with! 1. If you don’t understand the subject
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Clean Up Your Facebook Profile Already!

Did you know an employer saw your “questionable” photos on Facebook? College graduates work hard to build a professional public appearance to showcase their qualifications. Social media is a huge part of a job seeker’s image and employers are looking at Facebook profiles—maybe even yours! New students at Globe University-La Crosse know it’s important it to
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Using Facebook in Your Job Search: Hashtags Can Help!

There’s no doubt that Facebook is the most widely used social networking site out there right now, with millions of users logging in to check their news feeds and update their statuses each day. However, did you know that you could use Facebook for job searching? Facebook is starting to be a contender for finding
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Facebook vs Instructors: 3 Tips to Pack the Most Punch

Sometimes I will hear instructors say, “Facebook is destroying the written word.” “No one can communicate anymore.”  (Yes, I have said this once or twice too.) Should instructors fly or fight when it comes to using Facebook in the classroom? After years of teaching while social media grew into its icon status today, I have
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Maintaining a Professional Presence in the Online Environment

By Stephanie Heald-Fisher, Graduate Program Chair, Online Division Today’s environment of social media has done  wonders for bringing people together and helping families and friends, separated by distance, remain close. It has also done wonders for employers wanting to learn more about prospective employees. Sometimes, these are things we don’t really want our future (or
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How to Make Your Facebook Profile Job Search Friendly: 10 Tips

Do employers look at your Facebook page?  You bet! That’s what Brady Lowe shares with business students at Globe University-La Crosse. If you’re a job seeker, there’s a good chance employers are researching you online! Here are 10 tips you can use to make your Facebook profile job search friendly! 1. Photos of Volunteer Activity:
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It’s Not Too Late to WIN $100!

First, welcome to Early Fall Quarter, and second, do you want to learn how you could win up to $50 or even $100?  Keep reading…and my guess is most of you have a Facebook account, but how many of you use have ever used Twitter?  For the longest time, I didn’t understand what Twitter was
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Celebrating Seniors Through Education

Globe University – Madison East opened campus doors last Friday to area seniors to host workshops geared toward adults 55 and older. The hope was to celebrate the seniors by offering a variety of free workshops and a free appreciation luncheon. Staff, faculty, and students volunteered as greeters, guides, and presenters throughout the day.  25 area seniors attended the sessions which focused
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Globe University-Madison West Holds Community Education Day

Twenty Globe University-Madison West staff and faculty were ready early Friday morning to volunteer their time during their campus’s Community Education Day. The day was tailored towards local community members over the age of 55. Attendees were treated to complimentary massages from Globe Massage Therapy students as well as lunch. The sessions offered to attendees
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