Oops! What NOT to Do While Networking on LinkedIn

Resume Bear

I am forever grateful to my LinkedIn network and love doing whatever I can to help my connections in their networking efforts. Here are 10 of the most common LinkedIn networking mistakes that I see: 1. Instead, use the “ Introduction Request &# feature on LinkedIn.

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Does My LinkedIn Profile Really Need a Photo?

Executive Career Brand

Does My LinkedIn Profile Really Need a Photo? If you think that HAVING a photo on your LinkedIn profile (and elsewhere online) may red-flag you for discrimination – age, weight, ethnic background, etc. It can make you seem out-of-touch with current technology and trends.

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Trending Sources

LinkedIn Job Search Technology

Career Brander

LinkedIn technology for job search series. In our next few articles we will show you free technologies available to leverage your LinkedIn profile and connections. Sometimes technology can be really cool and of low utility, and other times they can be less cool and of higher utility. Personal LinkedIn Heat Map. Below is my personal heat map as of early November 2011. Our conclusion on LinkedIn InMaps. Cool technology, low utility.

Social Media: When Sociology and Technology Collide

Blogging4jobs

It’s a fusion of sociology and technology, transforming monologues (one to many) into dialogues (many to many) and is the democratization of information, transforming people from content readers into publishers. Technology fails because people fail. What is Social Media?

Brief History of HR Tech Trends & Technology Acquisitions for #HRTechConf

Blogging4jobs

Recent History of Human Resources Technologies. A couple weeks ago, the news broke that Oracle made yet another purchase in human resources technology. There has been an awful lot of activity in the human resources technology space to say the least.

4 Ways to Wow Recruiters with Technology

Blogging4jobs

QR Codes and technology seem to be everywhere especially when I’m traveling. As I begin to integrate QR Codes into my own business and marketing strategy with Xceptional HR, job seekers can leverage this technology to their advantage.

Who are the 10 Most Connected People on LinkedIn?

Resume Bear

In honor of LinkedIn passing the 100 Million member mark this week, I thought I’d introduce you to the 10 most connected people on LinkedIn. Information Technology and Services. Most Connected Woman on LinkedIn ? Most of these folks joined back in the early days and were one of the early adopters – within the first 1% of LinkedIn members. It’s the number embedded in your LinkedIn profile URL (after “id=&# ).

3 LinkedIn Profile Setting Secrets for the Job Seeker

Blogging4jobs

Adding to this trend, LinkedIn’s API has now made it even easier for recruiters to access fresh talent via some powerful recruiting software tools. Tips for LinkedIn Job Seekers to Stand Out. LinkedIn is a whole different animal. LinkedIn Skills to Pay the Bills.

3 LinkedIn Profile Setting Secrets for the Job Seeker

Blogging4jobs

Adding to this trend, LinkedIn’s API has now made it even easier for recruiters to access fresh talent via some powerful recruiting software tools. Tips for LinkedIn Job Seekers to Stand Out. LinkedIn is a whole different animal. LinkedIn Skills to Pay the Bills.

Top 100 Twitter Accounts Job Seekers MUST Follow: 2012

Resume Bear

CareerRocketeer A career advice powerhouse – and also a great Linkedin group! tombolt This veteran combines old-school knowledge with social media & technology – winner! Posted on December 14, 2011 by YouTern.

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Why You’re Wasting Your Time Trying to Limit Social Media Use

Resume Bear

Christina Stovall , director of HR at Odyssey One Source , had a similar take on the issue, saying, “While you may not be able to restrict these sites completely, you can proactively use available technology — firewalls and web-filtering services — to limit access.

Plan – Organize – Motivate – Control: The Technology of Management

Blogging4jobs

There are several different processes of management, but four old-fashioned but key functions that provide the “technology of management” have been identified: Planning, Organizing, Motivating, and Controlling. These resources might include money, talent, technology, and tools.

Whew! What a Year…. 2011!

Blogging4jobs

Where did 2011 go? And I am kinda glad 2012 will have one more day in it than 2011. 2011 personall y was my best year ever! I thought I would share my top ten posts for 2011 on this our last Friday of the month and year… 10. Connect with her on LinkedIn.

Embracing Mobile, Evolving Technology, & Generation C

Blogging4jobs

We’ve all heard it: 2011 was the year of social, 2012 is the year of mobile for human resources for recruiting, and for everything… okay, okay, we get it. Mobile HR Technology Can Fix Technology Downfalls. You can connect with her on LinkedIn or follow her on Twitter.

5 Ways to Use LinkedIn Groups for Personal Branding

Careers Done Write

When sending a résumé to a prospective employer, there is a strong likelihood they will look you up on LinkedIn. LinkedIn has become a widely used tool to learn about candidates’ backgrounds and make a determination regarding competencies that fit with a potential role. This means that the information you have on your resume must match the profile you have available on LinkedIn. One of the features that make LinkedIn such a powerful tool is Groups.

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Featured On Mashable, Aol Jobs and more: The Perks of Working at Google, Facebook, Twitter and More [INFOGRAPHIC]

Resume Bear

The area expects jobs in information and communications technologies to grow 15 percent during the next two years, Menlo Park Patch reports. Google, LinkedIn and Tagged, another social networking site, each offer yoga classes at their workplaces.

Women and the Web

Ms. Career Girl

In contrast, the realm of Information Technology, the driving force of code and script that creates social media, seems to be an industry containing mostly men. In technology communities, a number of resources have sprung up to foster fellowship amongst females in high-tech industries.

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7 Secrets to Get a Job Using Social Media – do you know them?

Resume Bear

Between current economic conditions and the technological evolution of the Internet, the traditional approach most job seekers have taken in the past is no longer viable. Tooth Fairy, Santa Clause, The Baby Stalk and mailing resumes to HR.

Getting Paid to Play On Facebook/Twitter

Resume Bear

Platforms like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn provide an easy way to communicate, connect with long-lost friends and see what those exes are up to (you know you’ve peeked!). People love social media … and what’s not to love?

Social Media Tip – Profile Pic Consistency

Resume Bear

If you use social media for business, promotion and/or job seeking purposes or just want to create a cohesive social brand / footprint, you may want to consider using the same profile picture for your various accounts on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, YouTube, Empire Avenue, your blog, etc.

Top 10 Corporate Employer Brands on LinkedIn

Blogging4jobs

If you aren’t current on technology, you may be SOL. 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.

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How to Connect More On LinkedIn

Career Rocketeer

It’s not unusual for me to hear job seekers balk at the idea of connecting with people on LinkedIn that they don’t know well. Here’s why… While it’s good to have a profile on LinkedIn in the hopes of being “found” for appropriate opportunities, the far greater value of LinkedIn in your job search is the ability to find people at target companies or in your field that can be great networking contacts or potential employers.

It’s no longer up to companies to hire you, it’s up to you to get hired

Resume Bear

It’s 2011 and it’s time to take control of your job search. It’s 2011, which means almost anything can be found online, including names and e-mail addresses. This year, it’s no longer up to companies to hire you, it’s up to you to get hired.

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10 Things Every Jobseeker Should Be Doing to Find their Next Position

Resume Bear

Send your resume directly to the recruiters or hiring managers at your target companies (via LinkedIn), referencing any specific positions which interest you. Join some LinkedIn groups that are relevant to your career path. Find them via LinkedIn.).

Mobile Apps for Career Seekers

Resume Bear

LinkedIn Mobile. Why you should be there: Recruiters routinely mine LinkedIn for people whose skills and background fit jobs they’ve been hired to fill, regardless of whether the person is job hunting. Link: LinkedIn Mobile.

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10 Ways to Grow Your Blog’s Traffic

Ms. Career Girl

Beware of what types of articles you share with your LinkedIn network as that should be a professional-only environment! blogging creativity social media technology

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60 Percent of Jobs are Filled through Referrals

Resume Bear

That’s the latest feature from one of the leading automatic online job application software packages, SilkRoad Technology’s OpenHire. Beyond the typical suspects such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, that list includes a mind-boggling array of bookmarking sites and blog sites.

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Guides From Experts: 25 Ways to Land a Job

Resume Bear

Alison Doyle is a job search expert with many years of experience in human resources, career development, and job searching, with a focus on online job searching, job search technology, social media, and professional networking. How to Use LinkedIn to Find a Job.

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Twitter Tweep Tweet Retweet… Huh??

Resume Bear

Mashable , TechCrunch , The LinkedIn Blog (duh!), are some of my faves because I tweet about technology, social networking, recruiting, careers, etc.

6 Career-Killing Facebook Mistakes

Resume Bear

In fact, surveys suggest that approximately 30% of employers are using Facebook to screen potential employees – even more than those who check LinkedIn, a strictly professional social networking site.

Top 50 LinkedIn Subgroups for Job Seekers and Recruiters

JobMob

More popular spots where job seekers and recruiters are meeting up on LinkedIn. Not sure how or why to use LinkedIn Groups on your job search? Then read this first: Everything You Need to Know About Finding Jobs with LinkedIn Groups ). LinkedIn lets you join a maximum of 50 groups. What many people don’t know is that LinkedIn also lets you join a maximum 50 subgroups. 50 LinkedIn Subgroups for Your Job Search. Join the JobMob LinkedIn Group Today.

How to Choose a Social Media Profile Picture

Resume Bear

Hi there, The Digital Marketer here, ready to help you put the power of the Internet and technology to work for your business. Career Advice Job Market Social Media facebook linkedin resumebear twitter

How to Get a New Job Using Social Media

Careers Done Write

Between LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook, the three main social media sites, there is a lot to understand. Forums in finance, technology, marketing, or other specialty areas can be a rich source of networking contacts. Join LinkedIn groups and participate in discussions to meet others.

The Evolution of Recruiting, from the Dinosaur Days to the New Social Era

Resume Bear

Said database had 20K resumes in it, something we bragged about at the time… I now have more first-level LinkedIn connections than that! Recruiters embraced this new technology, posting jobs on Monster, MonsterTrak (remember that one for college recruiting?),

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Should You Call After Sending a Resume? Others Say No (and other considerations)

The Job Quest

As a matter of fact, my co-facilitator and I specifically request from our customers a message via Facebook or LinkedIn… I appreciate this approach myself, as when I am phone interviewing I need to schedule specific times. Whether a company is using technology to alert candidates.

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The Top 50 Job Hunting Blogs

Resume Bear

Don’t miss her article on how to “Upgrade your Bare-Bones LinkedIn profile.&#. A useful article found there is “My Social Media Guide to Finding a Job using Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.&#. Jibber Jobber was created by Jason Alba, the author of I’m on LinkedIn.

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4 Sites Recent Graduates Can Use To Find A Job - Jobacle.com BLOG.

Jobacle

Luckily, we have the Internet and advanced technology to help us accomplish the most important step of finding a job. It’s very similar to the business network LinkedIn and has a lot of the same features. Copyright © 2011, Jobacle.com and The Working Podcast.

The First Things to do When You Lose Your Job - Jobacle.com BLOG.

Jobacle

Do you like working with technology? If youre not on LinkedIn ( connect with Jobacle ), change that right away. The biggest group of people who make regular use of LinkedIn are recruiters and head hunters looking for job candidates, so get on there and help them find you!

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7 Technologies to Improve Quality of Hire and Hiring

Blogging4jobs

Just because a potential employee has a few hundred LinkedIn connections, that doesn’t mean all of their professional contacts would actually recommend them for a job.

Twitter For the Job-Seeker

Resume Bear

Twitter, like Facebook and LinkedIn, is an excellent way to keep in touch with friends and to let them know that you’re looking for a job.