Hiring Technical People

A Hiring Manager’s Starting Guide to Twitter

Hiring Technical People

Twitter has to be a part of your network. As part of the updated hiring book, I have a section devoted to networking with Twitter. So, here is what I’m telling hiring managers to do about Twitter. This is just a start of what you can do with Twitter, not all you can do with Twitter. Be Professional on Twitter. Make sure you have a professional Twitter name. Decide How Interactive You Want to Be on Twitter. Twitter is a social network.

Skills for 2013: It’s Not About Tools or Technology

Hiring Technical People

That means that your Twitter profile, your blog, your brand is not just yours, it’s also represents your organization. But the biggest thing I saw here was a lack of emphasis on tools and technology. Finally, hiring managers are seeing that great people can learn new tools quickly. I was reading Must-Have Job Skills in 2013 , and I was struck by the skills Mantell says job-seekers must have: Clear communications. Personal branding. Flexibility.

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People are Not Tools

Hiring Technical People

Building Rapport with Personal Conversation → People are Not Tools Posted on October 23, 2009 by johanna I’ve been reviewing job descriptions from clients that are a laundry list of tools. People are not tools. Most people can learn new tools relatively quickly.

Book Review: Land the Tech Job You Love

Hiring Technical People

In the section called “Finding Your Job,&# Andy says, “Your most important tool in finding a job is relationships with other people.&# Twitter links powered by Tweet This v1.8.1 , a WordPress plugin for Twitter

Building Rapport with Personal Conversation

Hiring Technical People

← People are Not Tools Replacing People Is Expensive → 6 Responses to Building Rapport with Personal Conversation Pingback: Twitted by johannarothman Pingback: AYE 2009: People, process and tools, in that order Neil Murphy says: November 21, 2009 at 9:08 pm True sometimes but not always.

Asking for References

Hiring Technical People

Pingback: HR World » Blog Archive » Wednesday Links: References and Tenets Alex Aizikivski says: December 10, 2008 at 12:21 pm Hi Johanna, First of all thanks for your excellent advises for a job seeker! Now your blog arms me with lots of necessary tools.

What Do You Want to Learn from Recruiters?

Hiring Technical People

A recruiter needs to have a bandolier of tools, and I think I have the beginnings of something here that will prove to be an indispensible asset. Twitter links powered by Tweet This v1.8.1 , a WordPress plugin for Twitter

Where Have All the Testers Gone?

Hiring Technical People

If you’re a tester, learn to write some scripts, in some programming language, not a test tool’s proprietary scripting language. Twitter links powered by Tweet This v1.8.1 , a WordPress plugin for Twitter

Hire for Intangibles; You Can Teach Technical Skills

Hiring Technical People

You can send someone to a class and they can learn a particular tool. ← Changes to Blog URL and Feed Your Boss Wants This Candidate; You Don’t → 5 Responses to Hire for Intangibles; You Can Teach Technical Skills Dwayne Phillips says: October 19, 2007 at 11:48 am Oh yes.

Don't Ask About Physics

Hiring Technical People

Changes to Blog URL and Feed → Don’t Ask About Physics Posted on October 3, 2007 by johanna I met a software developer recently, who studied physics as an undergrad. Twitter links powered by Tweet This v1.8.1 , a WordPress plugin for Twitter

More Reasons Career Success Can Come Through Blogging

Competitive Resumes

Job seekers should consider blogging as a way to increase your career success and choices. Do you think blogging will increase your career success: Call and leave a voicemail at 708-365-9822, or text your comments to the same number.

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Your Email Signature: Another Personal Branding Tool

Executive Career Brand

Below that I note a few credentials, then list my social media links — blogsite, LinkedIn, Google+, Twitter — and close with my contact info. Include a link to your personal blog or website “About” page, if you have one, leading your email recipient to your whole brand picture.

Proven Job Search Blog Grows Into Innovative Online Software Tool

Tim's Strategy

Tyrell-Smith announced today that a new online job search strategy tool has just entered private beta. Why this strategy tool and why now? . “I This strategy tool solves a major problem for job seekers at a critical time in their lives. “. It’s A New Year. .

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How To Become An Influencer On Twitter

Blogging4jobs

It was super cool to be named and to see so many of Blogging4Job’s authors named in Moodvise’s list of The 100 Most Influential People in HR and Recruiting on Twitter. As such, it highlights content that is successful on Twitter. Read his blog and share to Twitter.

5 Tools for Managing Your Company’s Social Media Profiles

Ms. Career Girl

The post 5 Tools for Managing Your Company’s Social Media Profiles appeared first on Ms. Looking for the top 5 tools for managing your company’s social media profiles? Using these tools will go a long way in streamlining your social media management tasks thereby empowering your company’s overall online success. Here are the tools that will be reviewed as a quick reference for you to use in the following content.

Setting Up Your Twitter Account for Employment

Resume Bear

Twitter provides a free platform to showcase your skills and talents to potential employers. Twitter also enables you to network and build relationships with people who can help you to climb your career ladder. You can also add a link to your blog or website.

5 Twitter tricks to help you get more out of tweeting

Resume Bear

It wasn’t that long ago I used to say, “Twitter’s for twits.” I loaded it with Flipboard , a fantastic app that lets you read your Twitter feed and other online content in exactly the same way you read a magazine. I now spend far too much time on Twitter, but it’s worth it.

Being Active on Twitter without Always Being on Twitter

Blogging4jobs

Note: I am not suggesting that automating your feed replace live tweeting and being “present” on Twitter. These ideas are supplementary suggestions — add-ons to your current level of Twitter participation. CEB HR Blog RSS Feed. How do you embed Twitter into your workflow?

Top 25 List of Twitter Hashtags for Human Resources & HR

Blogging4jobs

It’s no longer enough to tweet or post a blog. One must use careful strategy, tools, and experience to reach the right people at the right place and at the right time. Popular Hashtags on Twitter. To learn more about what exactly Twitter hashtags are, click here.

How to Find Talent Using Twitter Search #TechTuesday

The Undercover Recruiter

There are lots of benefits of using Twitter as a recruiting tool, from the huge user base of engaged professionals, hashtag and keyword search-ability, the ability to segregate users into talent pools using lists and many more! How to Find Talent Using Twitter Search #TechTuesday.

3 Online Tools to Network your Way into Job

Resume Bear

Here are some of the best tools available for you to network your way into the career of your dreams. Social media is also a primary tool for recruiters to find capable applicants. You can find Adam at his personal blog, Social Media Marketing Expert. Posted by Adam Justice.

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Top 3 Twitter Tools for Twitter Experts #TechTuesday

The Undercover Recruiter

Do you want to manage your Twitter efficiently? If there’s no-one listening to you moaning about the extortionate prices of Chicken McNuggets at 2am, what is the purpose of Twitter?! Top 3 Twitter Tools for Twitter Experts #TechTuesday.

Is Twitter a Toy or Business Tool? The Difference is You!

Blogging4jobs

Jerry_Albright has been famous for saying what an utter waste of time Twitter and social media are and he still spends time, like many of us, hanging out in the Twit-o-sphere. And I think at one point he was recognized as the #7 most influential recruiter on Twitter.

5 Tools to Help Avoid Social Media Fatigue

Blogging4jobs

5 Tools to Help Avoid Social Media Fatigue. Bottlenose is a great research tool. It index’s Blogs, Facebook, and twitter posts and allows you to search for content. Social Media Work social media tools Tweet this, post that, status update here, respond there….

Great People to Follow on Twitter for Startups

Resume Bear

It serves as a vast repository of free and for purchase legal, business, financial, technical and educational docs — making it a key tool for startups. Nazar who tweets under the handle @jasonnazar recognizes Twitter to be a powerful tool for startups.

7 Handy New Twitter Timesavers

JobMob

New tools to help you get more done with Twitter. 28, 2011: I just discovered these tools recently and am still trying them myself. Some of them are very new and a little buggy, but if you like their concept (or even if you don’t), reply to them on Twitter with feedback. Save time on Twitter and off it. Official description: “Organize groups of people on Twitter into smart, auto-updating Twitter lists!

Rocking the A to Z of Twitter and Tweets

Resume Bear

For this post, I am returning to my A to Z Series of Social Media where T is for Twitter. I have had quite a few conversations about Twitter lately that forced me to reflect on my own perspective– a year ago. I decided to enter the “Twitter House” to see what all the fuss was about.

Social Media for Recruiters: How to Use Google+ as a Recruiting Tool

The Undercover Recruiter

Just about every job hunter has profiles on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook, so businesses have opened up to these social channels and found an effective way to find skilled candidates for job openings. Social Media for Recruiters: How to Use Google+ as a Recruiting Tool.

How To Use Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to Find a Job #TechTuesday

The Undercover Recruiter

Are you too benefiting from the popular social networking tools that have become a rage these days? Among other social media platforms, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are the three most popular social networking websites that you can use to boost your job searching process.

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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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7 New & Emerging HR and Recruiting Blogs

Blogging4jobs

Check out my extensive list of active HR & Recruiting blogs at HRBlogger.info & Twitter feed at @_HRBlogger. It’s no secret that I love blogging. My consulting business is built on the basis of social media, blogging included. List of Human Resources Blogs.

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How to Recruit & Source Candidates on Twitter

Blogging4jobs

It’s no secret that Twitter is an information search engine. He later realized via Twitter once the news broke of the raid, how exactly he had been involved. Recruiters and hiring managers can also leverage this tool as a candidate source a number of different ways.

How Recruiters Can Actually USE Twitter #TechTuesday

The Undercover Recruiter

I meet lots of recruiters who have got zero ROI from Twitter – and yes – this is normally due to a total lack of the “I” in the ROI. How Recruiters Can Actually USE Twitter #TechTuesday. Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog.

Do you hate your job? Don't tell Twitter! | Resumebear Online Resume

Resume Bear

Don’t tell Twitter! I shook my head in amazement when I read 30 Ways to Lose a Job on Twitter. In this post, I want to showcase more insanity being posted on Twitter… pre-pinkslip, pre-awkward silence and pre-harrassment suit. Don’t tell Twitter!&#

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Tweet Your Way to a Possible Job - Jobacle.com BLOG - Career.

Jobacle

But I’ve been slow to embrace Twitter (“Twitter for Job Search? I just don’t immediately think of it as a communication tool. It’s great when cool business tools and bleeding edge marketing concepts invade staid, cloistered liberal arts enclaves.

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Why People Follow & Unfollow You on Twitter

Blogging4jobs

And earlier today, I came across an infographic that explains the why and how of the Twitterati (die hard Twitter users who are sometimes social media celebrities) and how they find the people they do to follow on Twitter. Twitter. It’s official.

Great Tips for Job Seekers on Twitter

Resume Bear

Here are some links to some Great tips on job seeking on Twitter. 25 Twitter Tips For Job-Seekers: [link]. Career Tips: Getting Started on Twitter: 25 Tips For Job-Seekers to Take Advantage of the Web’s Best-Kept Job Search Secret Blogspot – by Susan Whitcomb Twitter. Find your dream job using LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook [link]. The 5 Best Ways to Use Twitter for Your Job Search [link]. career Job Search job search strategy job seekers twitter

5 Powerful Twitter Tips for Business Newbs

Blogging4jobs

Twitter went IPO just a short two weeks ago with the stock opening at $26 and ending it’s opening day at $45.10. As I type this today, Twitter is holding steady at $41.31. Social media notably Twitter has an easy barrier for exit and entry. Twitter is about being personal.

The Top 50 Job Hunting Blogs

Resume Bear

There are many career-related blogs that provide helpful information by seasoned professionals, recruiters, authors, career experts, and those who want to share their own job search experiences. To jumpstart your search, we’ve compiled 50 of the best job-hunting blogs out there.

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Move Over Twitter. Snapchat is Newest Social Recruiting Strategy

Blogging4jobs

Snapchat is a great tool to share with friends and randoms quick photos and now video quickly. They received over 2,000 videos using the service as a video interview introduction and screening tool and plan to hire about 20. Is Twitter Recruiting so 2013?

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