Job Hunting and Social Media

Job Hunting and Social Media

Earlier this month, Facebook announced that they want to help you find a job – I do NOT recommend this! Job Hunting and Social Media CAN be a good combination – read on to learn how to mix properly. Social media CAN be a helpful tool when looking for a
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LinkedIn Scams

LinkedIn Scams: How to Spot Them and Protect Yourself

As most of you know, I am a huge LinkedIn fan! I think that it is an invaluable tool and that EVERY professional should have an up-to-date profile on the site. That said, it IS a public forum and as such, you do need to be careful. LinkedIn scams DO
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how to share your linkedin profile link

How to Share Your LinkedIn Profile – tutorial

Quite often, I will follow a link in an email footer or people will send me a link to their LinkedIn profile and it will take me nowhere or to my OWN profile, instead of theirs! That is because they are linking to the URL at the top of their
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Upcoming Social Media and LinkedIn Webinars

Upcoming Social Media and LinkedIn Webinars

This Wednesday, August 6th, we will offer two, 90 minute webinars, one in the daytime and one in the evening (ET), to help bring you up to speed on LinkedIn and to help you get a better understanding of why and how to use Social Media to build your business.
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adjusting your settings in LinkedIn

Adjusting Your Settings in LinkedIn – Changing Your Activity Broadcasts

LinkedIn automatically notifies all of your links when you make changes to your profile, especially changes to your current employment status and skills section. But sometimes, you want to just re-word one of these entries, or add new keywords to a section without having everyone notified of the change. You
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LinkedIn for Job Seekers - 15 tips to move you forward in your job search

LinkedIn for Job Seekers – 14 tips to move you forward in your job search in 2014

LinkedIn is often viewed as an online repository for resumes but when used correctly, it can be a place to establish your expertise, build and nurture a professional network, a site to help you do research and to find leads. It is also a very powerful tool to help you
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5 ways that LinkedIn is better than classified ads for finding a job

LinkedIn VS Classified Ads – 5 Ways that LinkedIn is Better for Finding a Job

If you are a job seeker, I highly recommend networking actively to get the word out and aggressively checking for listings in all media.  But when it comes to LinkedIn VS Classified Ads for job search, LinkedIn is the clear winner.

job hunting Q&A

Job Hunting on LinkedIn – How to Leverage Mutual Connections

Recently, I received this question from a client: Q: I am busy on LinkedIn looking for jobs and networking. I have a question regarding protocol. One of my connections, has numerous connections in my industry. Whenever I look for jobs and look for corresponding connections, his name appears as the
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job hunting Q&A

Employing a Comprehensive Job Search Strategy

This week, someone asked me how to use Facebook to find a job. Like those commercials we watched when growing up which reminded you that cereal was ‘a healthy part of a complete breakfast’, Facebook is most useful when it is part of a comprehensive job search strategy.

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