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…

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 Basics of Blogging, An Advanced Job Search Strategy

If you enjoy “talking” shop about your field or craft and if you’re a pretty decent writer, then you might want to give blogging a try. It’s a great strategy for career development in general, and it could be an excellent strategy to increase your online presence during your career transition. My favorite blogger who has combined his passion for his profession with his observations about…

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…

Job Search: “What you need to know to get noticed.”

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Surely, by now you’ve heard that recruiters are using social media to find job candidates. Years ago, recruiters would type keywords into their resume databases or into a job board resume database (I know, I was one of them!), but today they’re typing keywords into social media sites like LinkedIn. On TheBostonChannel.com today, you’ll find a succinct article and video news story about a job seeker who was found and eventually hired because of her online presence. The reporter also interviews a recruiter…

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.

Job Search Technology

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By Jay Markunas About.com’s article, The Top Ten Job Search Engines on the Web, contains many of the names you’ve heard of:  Monster.com, CareerBuilder.com, Indeed.com, HotJobs, Dice, LinkedIn and many more.  The mega-job boards should absolutely be used as one of … Continued