What Other Experts Are Saying – Using Social Media for Your Job Search

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I’ve decided to launch a regular Friday Feature – “What Other Experts Are Saying” – and this week I’m featuring the topic of Using Social Media for Your Job Search. Check out these articles and videos that I found out there on the world wide web. “How To Write a LinkedIn Invitation to…

7 Great LinkedIn Tips from Recruiter and Career Strategist Gary O’Neal

I think Gary O’Neal is a LinkedIn guru. He really knows his stuff and proved it during his presentation to the Austin Career Developers Network on Tuesday. As a recruiter, Gary seems to pretty much live on planet Linkedin. He said that 60% of the hires he’s made in the last year or so have started and ended on LinkedIn. As a career strategist, he provides an excellent perspective for job seekers. He helps you see how to leverage this helpful tool so recruiters can find you. When it comes to LinkedIn, here’s what Gary says…

How To Use Social Media To Get A Job

Great 5 and a 1/2 minute video on how to use social media to get a job. Advice given by a social media expert and a recruiter… with a cute little sock puppet thrown in for fun. I know, it sounds weird, but, hey, it’s Friday. Enjoy!…

The Value of Seizing the Moment

Carol Gibson was just trying to get back home to Austin after the Christmas holidays. Hanging out during a layover at the airport, she wasn’t focused on trying to find a job, but, somehow, a job found her. Here’s her story. It involves crazy weather, Twitter, the media, an inspired moment and serendipity…

LinkedIn: The World’s Largest Professional Network

LinkedIn is an interconnected network of experienced professionals from around the world. The site has over 75 million members in over 200 countries. If you are one of the few people NOT on LinkedIn but want to know more (or maybe you’re new to LinkedIn and want to learn more about its features), you can take a free webinar through their site. When you mosey over to the Learning Center, you’ll notice the section on the left hand column called…

Social Recruiting

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The convenience of job postings, research, and connection opportunities are the main reason social media sites are seeing such an increase. You are going to find your job search is much more efficient when you embrace and leverage social media.

The Social Media Effect

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“We don’t have a choice on whether we do social media. The question is how well we do it!” – Eric Qualman

Social media is the new mechanism to find work. Companies use it. Candidates use it. It is almost a one stop shop where you can find jobs, research a company, and make a connection without leaving the site.