Using Your Network

Hiring Technical People

Q&A with the Recruiting Animal → Using Your Network Posted on May 13, 2008 by johanna I found my first job with the help of an on-campus recruiter, and with a local Boston-area recruiter. Network. I don’t recommend Facebook or Myspace for professional networking.

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Entrepreneurs Who Changed the Market

Resume Bear

Mark Cuban is best known for his wide range of business ventures, ranging from owner of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks to the owner of Landmark Theatres, Magnolia Pictures, and chairman of the HDTV cable network, HDNet.

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Finding the Best Ways to Conduct a Job Search Online

Career Alley

Either way, LinkedIn is the place to be for professional networking. If you live in Boston, for example, it’s worth visiting as part of your job site explorations. Social media can be useful for your job search in a number of ways.

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A Hiring Manager’s Starting Guide to Twitter

Hiring Technical People

One of the things that’s so hard about hiring these days is that it’s so dependent on your personal network. LinkedIn is part of your network. 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. Add your city or major metropolitan area, such as #Boston or #NYC for Boston or New York, especially if you are not going to pay for relocation. Twitter is a social network.

The Future Of The Resume

Career Realism

Tools like Linkedin,, Vizify and even my own company’s social resume platform can, in many cases, replace the paper resume altogether. So it makes sense that your social resume will play a part at some point in the hiring process. Social is trending.

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How to hit a wall at work, with grace | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

And then, after burning every bridge possible at Boston University, I left, one credit short of a graduate degree. I have played professional volleyball, I climbed the corporate ladder in Fortune 500 marketing, I was a journalist at the Boston Globe, and I’ve gotten three startups funded. After all, I have this remarkable ability to know what works with social media even though clearly I am not able to use any tool the normal way. Is this your first time here?

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How to manage a college education | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

Career centers don’t understand social media. Most people get jobs from their network, not from a career center. And social media is the fastest, most effective way for you to build a network. It only serves to limit you in the social media world. The generation that grew up with social media is the most effective at communicating of any generation in history. What it boils down to, for me, is networking. Social networking is changing that.

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My miscarriage — on CNN, ABC and AOL | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

People like her are completely unconcerned with issues of social reformation. Posted by Kathryn Rose on October 1, 2009 at 12:44 pm | permalink | Reply First of all, every single illness has a social and emotional component, don't tell me that an abortion can be discussed in the workplace like yesterday's football game. Is this your first time here?

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