In 2011, Increase Your Prospects With Better Differentiation

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Boldt: Zen and the Art of Making a Living: A Practical Guide to Creative Career Design (Arkana) Archives April 2011 March 2011 February 2011 January 2011 December 2010 November 2010 October 2010 September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 More. » In 2011, Increase Your Prospects With Better Differentiation This month’s Career Collective topic is things job seekers should keep an eye on in 2011 (trends/tools/hiring practices). 

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29 Biggest LinkedIn Mistakes

Executive Career Brand

29 Biggest LinkedIn Mistakes is a post from: Executive Career Brand. You put up a LinkedIn profile a while ago because, if you’re in executive job search or expect to be, people told you it’s the thing to do. Recruiters and employers sourcing candidates aren’t contacting you.

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Career Tools to Check Out in 2011 | CareerSolvers

Career Solvers

Home About Us How It Works FAQs Contact Resources Request a Proposal Monday, January 3rd, 2011 Career Tools to Check Out in 2011 This month’s Career Collective topic is trends, tools, and hiring practices for 2011.

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6 Rules for a Superior LinkedIn Profile

Resume Bear

I have seen profiles that are bland, I have seen LinkedIn profiles written in 1st person, I have seen them in 3rd person, I have seen stories and I have seen facts – the good, the bad, and some very, very ugly. career job search strategy job seekers linkedin resumebear

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What to Avoid on LinkedIn

Resume Bear

Nearly 90 percent of employers are using social media to connect with potential employees. If you’re not using Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn to help you find a job, you’re missing the boat. But if you feel like you have to pick just one, make it LinkedIn.

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


As the business-minded adult player on the field, LinkedIn offers a feature that allows you see who has viewed your profile. After a 30-day free trial of the LinkedIn Premium package, I’m now convinced I need the feature. Try these tips when LinkedIn job hunting.

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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. Far more effective and interactive than the big job boards, LinkedIn puts you in the driver’s seat of your job search. When you join LinkedIn, you have the opportunity to do the following: * Build a network of important contacts …. Additionally, once you establish contact with recruiters or employers, they likely will look you up on LinkedIn to see what you are all about.

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7 LinkedIn Tips For Recent Grads

Resume Bear

With 100 million members in over 200 countries, LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network. Simple changes like adding relevant keywords to your profile can boost traffic, which means a higher likelihood of potential employers viewing your site.

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The LinkedIn Job Seeker Connection Dilemma: Quantity or Quality?

Resume Bear

In all my speaking, training and coaching, this has to be the most popular question when talking about LinkedIn. LinkedIn is the premier on-line professional networking site.

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He Got FIRED! Posting His Resume on LinkedIn, while Employed.

Resume Bear

John Flexman is thought to be the first person in the country to bring a case for constructive dismissal after a dispute over putting his details on the professional networking site LinkedIn. ‘It should not be a problem for me to have a LinkedIn profile.’

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Social Media Recruiting to Grow Further in 2011

Careers Done Write

Sites liked LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and VisualCV are fast becoming great resources for identifying top talent. According to a 2010 report by Jobvite, a recruiting software firm based out of Northern California, social networks lead all other recruiting channels for planned investment by employers as the economy recovers. Be sure your LinkedIn profile is an up-to-date and accurate reflection of you. Prospective employers are online – all the time, in fact.

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Employer Use of Social Media for Applicant Screening Declines

Resume Bear

A Society for Human Resources survey reports that more employers have backed away from using social networking sites and search engines to screen employment applicants. LinkedIn (85%). Keep LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter suitable for inquiring minds who want to know.

Setting Up Your Twitter Account for Employment

Resume Bear

Twitter provides a free platform to showcase your skills and talents to potential employers. Alternatively, you can use your URL to link to your LinkedIn profile. Remember that potential employers may be keeping an eye on your profile, so take care when tweeting to friends and family.

LinkedIn: Busting 8 Damaging Myths About What It Can Do For Your Career

Resume Bear

As a career and executive coach, speaker and recruitment consultant, I use LinkedIn (LI) extensively each day, and I truly enjoy it. I like LinkedIn so much that I often refer to it as the “ great cocktail party in the sky.”. Myth #2: LinkedIn will replace recruiters.

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10 Things Candidates Can Change In 2011 To Supercharge Job Search


I’ve listed 10 changes you can make in 2011 that will double your interviews. Featured Job Search Strategy reCareered Blog career career change career coach Employment google headhunter hiring interview Job job search linkedin networking Planning recruiter researchIt’s a new year and if you’re looking for a job, it’s a good time to re-evaluate your job search. The biggest problem candidates have today is gaining enough interviews.

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Top 10 Corporate Employer Brands on LinkedIn


Seems like everyone and their dog are using LinkedIn nowadays to make more connections and find the perfect job or candidate. But looking at the top companies listed on LinkedIn, you’d better be handy with a computer. LinkedIn is easy as it is truly a professional social network.

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Bilingual Ladies Are Highly Employable

Ms. Career Girl

Individuals fluent in English and Spanish are highly employable in governmental and nongovernmental service organizations. Share this on LinkedIn. Today’s post is by, J. Salvage. Approximately twelve percent of the US population speaks Spanish.

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


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How To Land an Executive Job in 2011

Executive Career Brand

How To Land an Executive Job in 2011 is a post from: Executive Career Brand. Research Your Target Employers. Move your brand communications plan online with LinkedIn and other social media. LinkedIn Guide for Executive Branding and Job Search.

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How Effective is Your LinkedIn Profile?

Careers Done Write

Creating a winning LinkedIn Profile is becoming nearly as important as having a professional looking résumé With over 100 million users internationally, it has become THE social media site for business networking. A good LinkedIn profile is no longer an afterthought.

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Five Tips for a Strategic Job Hunt While Employed

The Job Quest

Passive job hunting (looking for a job when employed) is a bit different than active job hunting (looking for a job when unemployed). Sure, many of the same tenets apply. You need: a well-crafted resume and cover letter.

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How to: Indicate an Upcoming Move on a Resume and LinkedIn

The Job Quest

If not, he should indicate that he will be moving there so the employer doesn’t see a relo issue.&# The addresses of the previous employers are a complete giveaway of where a person has been living and working. Debra Feldman , an executive talent agent at JobWhiz, had this to say: “Absolutely do not put any false information on the resume… Employers can do a search online and may find out location.&# But what about LinkedIn ?

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Can Linkedin, Facebook or Twitter Get You a Job?

Catherines Career Corner

2011 social media siteJob hunt business on linkedin Can Linkedin career builder Facebook or Twitter Get You a Job? Written by Catherine Adenle I read this post which originally appeared on EconMatters and the Business Insider, then I thought I should share part of it with you, our readers. It goes without saying that Social Media and the hiring process now [.].

4 Social Media Tasks for the New Job Seeker

Resume Bear

For the beginner, I recommend profiles on the big three sites: Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter. It doesn’t matter what you do, you need to make sure your profiles are appropriate for potential employers’ eyes. Want potential employers to be able to find you based on your skills?

How to Interview Your Prospective Employer

Ms. Career Girl

The first step to interviewing a prospective employer is to realistically evaluate what you would like from a work place. Share this on LinkedIn. By, Patricia Brehm. I recently sat down with a friend of mine who is a recent college grad looking for a job.

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5 LinkedIn Profile Mistakes You Must Avoid

Careers Done Write

Whether you are using LinkedIn to network with potential customers or prospective employers, you want to put your best foot forward and take full advantage of the networking power that LinkedIn provides. LinkedIn can be an amazingly powerful business tool when used effectively.

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10 Tips to Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile for Business


And one of the most job-hunting specific Internet tools is the social network for business people - LinkedIn. LinkedIn is a wonderful way of connecting with potential employers and also for highlighting your skills in a way that any employer can easily digest.

5 Ways to Tweet Yourself to a New Job

Resume Bear

The traditional resume remains an important tool for jobseeker and employer alike. But it is no longer the final word on how candidates communicate their qualifications to potential employers. More and more, employers are using social media to get to know and vet candidates.

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Leveraging LinkedIn for Mid-career Job Hunters

Career Realism

Are you a mid-career job hunter who is baffled by LinkedIn? Do you have a LinkedIn profile that will bring employers to you like bears to honey? Job Search advice career hunter job linkedin mid-career searchTo get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at

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5 reasons to update a resume while still employed

Cube Rules

Besides, I have my LinkedIn profile.”. That’s great, and fantastic that you are utilizing LinkedIn for your career — but still, you should have your resume handy at all times. It is 2011 – have you updated your resume yet? photo credit: SOCIALisBETTER.

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5 Ways to Enhance Your LinkedIn Profile

Career Rocketeer

Professional networking sites like LinkedIn offer something that may not be fully available on other platforms: the ability to show off your work history and accomplishments. Make the most of your LinkedIn profile with these five ways to enhance it: Complete it.

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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. Related posts: My free Ebook – Executive Branding and Your LinkedIn Profile: How to Transform Your Executive Brand, Resume, and Career Biography Into a Winning LinkedIn Profile.

Executive Job Search: Research Your Target Employers

Executive Career Brand

Executive Job Search: Research Your Target Employers is a post from: Executive Career Brand. To know how to craft your resume , LinkedIn profile and other brand communications around what will resonate with your target companies. ? LinkedIn.

A 10-Point Plan for Getting a Job When Moving

The Job Quest

Make sure you change your LinkedIn profile so it indicates that you are in a different location and available to work. Recruiters search for possible candidates on LinkedIn by location. Update your résumé and LinkedIn profile. Plus, prospective employers will be checking you out.

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LinkedIn’s “Apply” button has arrived. Are you cheering or fearing?

Corn on the Job

LinkedIn’s latest social hiring trick has arrived and whether you like it or not, it’s coming to an employer near you. firms use Linkedin as a recruiting tool. Like Miriam, I believe that this button will create a surge of applications through LinkedIn.

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Careers are over

Cube Rules

The days of our fathers and grandfathers — where grey flannel suits reigned and there was lifetime employment at a company — are over. I just can’t believe people still think that type of employment still exists. There is only employment security.

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Top 100 Twitter Accounts Job Seekers MUST Follow: 2012

Resume Bear

CareerRocketeer A career advice powerhouse – and also a great Linkedin group! dashcoaching Author of “Learning to Leap” – the perfect guide to becoming employable. Posted on December 14, 2011 by YouTern.

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Top 10 LinkedIn Profile Deal Breakers | Career Rocketeer

Career Rocketeer

When employers, clients, partners or anyone for that matter searches your name specifically or relevant industry keywords, your LinkedIn profile will often be where they find come across you first. I have compiled a list of the top 10 LinkedIn profile mistakes professionals make in hopes to help you optimize your LinkedIn personal brand presence and avoid losing out on new opportunities for career success. Not customizing your own LinkedIn profile URL.

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. A LinkedIn profile will potentially be seen by a variety of folks. LinkedIn profiles, on the other hand, are designed to be more dynamic.

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The Oscars 2011: Job Search Lessons from the Best | Career Rocketeer

Career Rocketeer

Like the Coen brothers you need to understand what appeals to the audience in 2011 and how to package it so people will buy it. After all you don’t want a prospective employer to know that your Aunt Tilley’s pet cat had a litter of 14, or even better that your girlfriend is going out with your soon to be former best friend and the comment came R rated from someone you don’t even know. Reply Perry Newman CPC CSMS says: March 1, 2011 at 10:22 pm Kris: Thank you for your kind words.

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