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Five Strategies for Leveraging Your Online Social Networks

Resume Bear

million participate in online social networks , compared to just 27 percent a year ago.&# networks. Be Selective. Be Vigilant.

How Social Networking Sites Can Help You Land Your Next Job

Resume Bear

Many individuals spend hours crafting the perfect Facebook profile, but stop short when it comes to filling out a page on LinkedIn

Social Networking for Career Success, A CNN “Top 10 Job Tweeter”

Resume Bear

Are you using social media tools well enough to help your cause? Do present a consistent, professional profile in your social networking bios.

29 Biggest LinkedIn Mistakes

Executive Career Brand

29 Biggest LinkedIn Mistakes is a post from: Executive Career Brand. Not personalizing your LinkedIn public profile URL. Could be.

10 Ways to Build a Killer Web Presence Without Social Networking

JobMob

How to build your online reputation without social media networks or your own blog. Social bookmarking. Create an About.me page).

Joining the Right Social Networks for a Job Search | Boomers Next Step

Boomers Next Step

There are an overwhelmingly large number of social networks, and new ones being created weekly. And none have the same type of social network members. But just because there are many social networks, it doesn’t mean that you need to join a large number of them. Each one is slightly different.

LinkedIn Job Hunting: What if a Potential Employer Views Your.

Jobacle

Social networks tow that narrow line between transparency and stalkerism. Try these tips when LinkedIn job hunting. 1. Andrew G.

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INFOGRAPHIC: How Companies Use Social Networks to Recruit

The Undercover Recruiter

Amusingly, over 2,000 people on LinkedIn have the same name as individuals on the FBI’s top 10 most wanted list.

Job Search, Career and Life: Your 11 Favorite Posts From 2011

Tim's Strategy

So today I’ve compiled a summary of reader favorite posts of 2011.  Our Group: A LinkedIn Success Story. We all get busy. 

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Executive Job Search: Update Your LinkedIn Network

Executive Career Brand

Executive Job Search: Update Your LinkedIn Network is a post from: Executive Career Brand. Your LinkedIn network is notified of your updates, keeping you top of mind with them, if you set up this action in “Settings&#. Activities with your networks or LinkedIn Groups. Get Busy on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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Why You NEED to be on LinkedIn

Resume Bear

LinkedIn has quickly become an indispensable tool for job seekers and career-oriented people. It is a social networking site for people who understand the important role that personal relationships play in attaining their career goals. If you are not on LinkedIn, in many ways, you simply do not exist.

3 Questions For Managers Of Social Networking Groups

Tim's Strategy

When I speak to social networking groups , I often ask three questions.  To provoke and make a point. Career And Social Networking

Can Linkedin, Facebook or Twitter Get You a Job?

Catherines Career Corner

It goes without saying that Social Media and the hiring process now [.]. All about Jobs Career Career help Career Management Facebook Infographic Job Search Job Searching Job Seekers Jobs Networking Social Media Twitter Web 2.0

LinkedIn Job Hunting: What if a Potential Employer Views Your Profile?

Jobacle

2011 52

Has LinkedIn Jumped the Shark?

Career Copilot

Don’t get me wrong, I love LinkedIn.  I have written glowingly about the social networking tool over the past several years and actually landed my current job via LinkedIn. With that being said, LinkedIn has been making a lot of radical (read: foolish) changes over the past several months.  Job Boards job hunting

Using LinkedIn: A Few Simple Reminders

Tim's Strategy

This week I was reminded of the simplicity of LinkedIn’s basic functionality.  Someone asked a question about using LinkedIn

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Our Group: A LinkedIn Success Story

Tim's Strategy

So after I shared the story of our group with LinkedIn, I got word that our group had been selected as a success story. Awesome.

5 Tips from a LinkedIn Jedi

Resume Bear

The man who wrote the book on LinkedIn shares his secrets to becoming an expert social networker. career linkedin resumebear

How to Use LinkedIn for Your Job Search

Boomers Next Step

Networking remains the number one way to find a job. That is why social networking on the internet has become such a popular tool for job searching. Social Networking allows you to meet and communicate with many different professionals and contacts within the teaching profession.

10 Tips to Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile for Business

Jobacle

And one of the most job-hunting specific Internet tools is the social network for business people - LinkedIn.

The Two Biggest Executive Job Search Mistakes

Executive Career Brand

Lack of social networking skills. Most executives simply haven’t spent enough time developing relevant professional networks.

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Social Media Recruiting to Grow Further in 2011

Careers Done Write

In terms of cost effective candidate sourcing, more and more firms are looking to social media to tap into the passive candidate pool. Sites liked LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and VisualCV are fast becoming great resources for identifying top talent. What can you do as a candidate to keep your social presence up to speed? 1.

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Executive Job Search: How Recruiters Find You

Executive Career Brand

Jobvite’s recent study reinforces recruiters’ overwhelming use of social media. 87% will use LinkedIn (up from 78% last year).

3 LinkedIn Profile Setting Secrets for the Job Seeker

Blogging4jobs

**This is a guest post written by Joshua Waldman author of “Job Searching with Social Media for Dummies.” . ” . Simple! Right?

3 LinkedIn Profile Setting Secrets for the Job Seeker

Blogging4jobs

**This is a guest post written by Joshua Waldman author of “Job Searching with Social Media for Dummies.” . ” . Simple! Right?

How to REALLY Grow Your Network on LinkedIn

Resume Bear

For some, it makes more sense to have a smaller, more targeted network.  Now if only LinkedIn will raise the limit… .

Job Search Answers – What If My Reference Isn’t On Linkedin?

reCareered

This was an interesting job search question: "I asked (Linkedin customer support) how to add a recommendation from someone who chooses not to be on LinkedIn. I was told to use mybox.net." Featured Networking/Social Networking reCareered Blog career career change career coach facebook Job job search linkedin recommendation reference

Career Advice – Avoid Spontaneous Combustion Linkedin Introduction Requests

reCareered

A couple of times per week, I’ll get a candidate Linkedin introduction request that’s self-destructive. Featured Networking/Social Networking reCareered Blog career career change career coach Job job search linkedin networkingContinued at [link].

5 LinkedIn Job Search Tips You Haven’t Heard Yet

JobMob

Insightful ways to improve your profile and grow your LinkedIn job search network. LinkedIn tells you when people you know join up.

Should I Email My Entire LinkedIn Network?

Tim's Strategy

Whether you are looking for work , trying to land a new client or drum up business for any initiative, is there any way you can justify sending a bulk email to your LinkedIn contacts? But aren’t we supposed to use our network when we need help?  And using LinkedIn is a great way.  This is a really interesting question.

4 Common Linkedin Job Search Mistakes

reCareered

Share this on Facebook Share this on LinkedIn Share this on del.icio.us Featured Networking/Social Networking reCareered Blog career career change career coach headhunter hiring Job job search linkedin networking recruiter social brandingSubscribe to the comments for this post? Tweet This! Digg this!

10 Signs You Are Being Lazy On LinkedIn

Tim's Strategy

You’re at risk of missing out on the real value of using LinkedIn. So here are 10 signs that you are being lazy on LinkedIn: 1.

6 Reasons To Embrace LinkedIn

Tim's Strategy

With only 30 connections and generic profile in January 2011, I looked at LinkedIn like most people; not really sure what to do with it.

Executive Brand Online Reputation Management: Relevance, Quality, Diversity, Volume, Consistency

Executive Career Brand

Most recruiters and hiring decision makers source and assess talent through Google, LinkedIn and other search engines. Of course you do. VOLUME.

55 Top Job Search Experts To Follow On Twitter

Executive Career Brand

Executive Job Search Social Media & Social Networking Twitter networking social mediaThink it has no value?

Should Your Resume and LinkedIn Profile Be Carbon Copies?

Tim's Strategy

Should your resume and LinkedIn profile be carbon copies? But just cutting and pasting your résumé into LinkedIn won’t help you.

How Should I Write A Linkedin Profile If I’m Open To Several Types Of Jobs?

reCareered

During the Q & A part of my Resume Revolution Webinar, a participant asked me how he should make his Linkedin profile applicable for multiple job types. Featured Networking/Social Networking reCareered Blog social branding career career change career coach Employment getting found hiring Job job search 2.0

Human Resources Goes Social! 27 Key Social Media Practices

Resume Bear

I have been networking, meeting people face-to-face on my favorite topic. Social is mobile. The Socialized Workforce is a cultural shift.

Should LinkedIn Be Afraid of BeKnown?

Career Solvers

You may be thinking, “I already have a LinkedIn profile for professional networking. Why do I need another one?&#

Will Linkedin’s Job Application Tool Help Or Hurt Your Job Search?

reCareered

Linkedin is planning to launch a job application tool. The idea is that employers could plug a button into their websites allowing job seekers to "apply with Linkedin", using your Linkedin profile. Featured Networking/Social Networking reCareered BlogThis is good for some people, but not you if you're.