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. This article will provide five strategies for creating online social networking that will help you build your reputation and leverage your contacts.

How Social Networking Sites Can Help You Land Your Next Job

Resume Bear

After all, a scandalous picture or status update can doom your chances of bagging a respectable job, especially as more and more hiring managers take to social networking sites to screen prospective employees.

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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? I’ve met a lot of people who know how to use Twitter, have a profile on LinkedIn, use Facebook every day and even blog, but don’t understand how those resources can actually help them land a job or gig.

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. LinkedIn isn’t helping you accelerate your job search, like everyone told you.

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. You can influence your online reputation by keeping a career blog or using social media platforms like LinkedIn or Twitter, very beneficial if you do it right. Social bookmarking.

Social Networking And Your Resume

Boomers Next Step

Careers Networking Resume Help Facebook linkedin resume TwitterResume writing is the process of getting a good resume to make the right impression on the recruiter or hiring manager to land your dream job. However, you first need to find out where to apply, or what is the right time to apply at the company of your choice. And that can happen only.

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. Earlier in the year, LinkedIn had a request for nominations of people or groups on LinkedIn that were making a difference. 10 Signs You Are Being Lazy On LinkedIn.

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

Boomers Next Step

Contact Podcast Release Submit Article Resources Site Map Home Careers Cover Letters Interviewing Resume Help Age Bias Lifestyle Networking Entrepreneurs Franchising Retirement Start Ups Videos Related Posts Similar Posts 7 Tips to Help You Customize Every Resume 5 Things Boomers Should Know When Sending Their Children to College How To Work With A Recruiter – Guidelines Job Hunting After 50 – Move Ahead of the Kids! And none have the same type of social network members.

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

Jobacle

Social networks tow that narrow line between transparency and stalkerism. As the business-minded adult player on the field, LinkedIn offers a feature that allows you see who has viewed your profile. Try these tips when LinkedIn job hunting. Connect with me on LinkedIn.

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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. 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 ….

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.

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3 Questions For Managers Of Social Networking Groups

Tim's Strategy

When I speak to social networking groups , I often ask three questions. So after an event a few months ago, I wrote Career Networking Without A Purpose Is Just Socializing. What is it like in your social networking groups? 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 2011 social media siteJob hunt business on linkedin Can Linkedin career builder Facebook or Twitter Get You a Job?

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. The company has been using the [.]. 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. We get caught up in perfect profiles, keyword writing, collecting badges (too many groups, too many connections) and using LinkedIn as a place for promotion. Join LinkedIn.

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Our Group: A LinkedIn Success Story

Tim's Strategy

A few weeks ago I had an opportunity to share the story of our group with the folks at LinkedIn. If you are not yet a member, click on the link below: Join the Tim’s Strategy LinkedIn group! See the infographic here: LinkedIn Success Stories.

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. 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.

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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. Networking is an activity you must make time for on an ongoing basis, in just the same way you make time for professional skill development.

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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. Along the way, Gowel used LinkedIn to achieve each step; an experience, he says, that has made him into an expert on how to use LinkedIn to become a master networker.

How to REALLY Grow Your Network on LinkedIn

Resume Bear

For some, it makes more sense to have a smaller, more targeted network. But as a recruiter, it is imperative that I have a large and diverse network. I eventually grew my network to 30,000 first-level connections (back in June 2009), at which point LinkedIn capped my network.

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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. Featured Networking/Social Networking reCareered Blog career career change career coach facebook Job job search linkedin recommendation reference

Executive Job Search: How Recruiters Find You

Executive Career Brand

It often comes as a surprise to them that today so many recruiters and hiring authorities use LinkedIn and other social media to find and assess good-fit candidates more than any other method. Jobvite’s recent study reinforces recruiters’ overwhelming use of social media.

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

Jobacle

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 networkingWhat’s strange to me is that the candidate doesn’t even realize that if I did what they requested, they would look terrible in the reader’s eyes. Continued 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. But there are a few lesser-known LinkedIn job search tips that can be just as effective as the ones we all know about. 3) Connect with friends from other social networks.

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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? I even went as far as exporting a.csv file of everyone whom I share a first level connection with on LinkedIn. But aren’t we supposed to use our network when we need help? Why are we connecting with all these people on LinkedIn if we can’t reach out to them?

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! Stumble upon something good? Share it on StumbleUpon Post on Google Buzz Share this on Reddit Share this on Mixx. Continued at [link].

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. But if you’ve spent a lot of time establishing a presence on LinkedIn, why not use the tool productively and regularly to get all the benefits? So here are 10 signs that you are being lazy on LinkedIn: 1.

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. Online profiles- LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, ZoomInfo, Google Profiles, VisualCV, About.me, relevant professional associations.

55 Top Job Search Experts To Follow On Twitter

Executive Career Brand

They’re writing about personal/executive branding, career management, networking, recruiting, resume writing, interviewing, blogging, social media, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, social networking.

Human Resources Goes Social! 27 Key Social Media Practices

Resume Bear

I have been networking, meeting people face-to-face on my favorite topic. Yes, social media. I do have others but hey, I am on social media pearls! Social is mobile. Here we are reminded again, that Social is indeed mobile and will continue to be so in the future.

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.

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 linkedin Planning recruiter subject matter expertise

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. 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.

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. And great tools such as LinkedIn allow you to expand. Careers Networking job search linkedin Simply Hired Social network service

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. Continued at [link].

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. By taking just a little time every day or two, you will start to accumulate a larger network and start carving out your own niche of expertise!

Should LinkedIn Be Afraid of BeKnown?

Career Solvers

You may be thinking, “I already have a LinkedIn profile for professional networking. While it’s true that most professionals have been using LinkedIn as their main professional networking site, LinkedIn only has one million users compared to Facebook’s seven million.

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.” Why are we even talking about social media in the context of job search ? Recruiters are using social media and recruiting to find talent.

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.” Why are we even talking about social media in the context of job search ? Recruiters are using social media and recruiting to find talent.