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

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By Angela Loëb

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 Connect
http://executivecareerbrand.com/how-to-write-a-linkedin-invitation-to-connect/
(love, love, love this one… the author advises us to stop using the generic LinkedIn invitation wording when sending out requests to connect… AMEN!)


5 Twitter search tools to help you avoid the Where’s Wally syndrome
http://blog.sironaconsulting.com/sironasays/2011/04/5-twitter-search-tools-to-help-you-avoid-the-wheres-wally-syndrome.html
(a quick list of tools to help you find things on Twitter that are useful to you)


How to Grow your LinkedIn Network
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I12cJpp0Oyc
(from our friend across the pond, Tom Cassidy of e2aplus.com)


Facebook: The New Recruiting Tool
http://www.ubspectrum.com/life/facebook-the-new-recruiting-tool-1.2161183
(this article is aimed at college students, and there’s some great general advice about how recruiters are scrutinizing Facebook profiles)


Angela Loëb is an author, speaker and co-owner of Great Occupations. She and her partner, Jay Markunas, help people make successful career transitions through workshops, “pajama learning” webclasses, personalized consulting sessions, as well as through The Job Search Boot Camp Show. Find out more at www.greatoccupations.com.

2 Responses

  1. Hi Angela,

    What a great idea for a weekly roundup post – What Other Experts Are Saying!

    Thanks so much for including my post about LinkedIn invitations in your first in this series. I’m honored.

    Best,
    Meg Guiseppi

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