Jobvite survey reveals social media is a top recruiting strategy.

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The survey clearly shows a preference based on the quality of candidates and cost-effectiveness for employee referrals and professional social networks, to recruit candidates.

Social Media and Your Job Search

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Switching Careers at the Executive Level

Jennifer Anthony

In fact, according to Execunet’s 2009 Executive Job Market Intelligence Report, 94 percent of the senior-level executives surveyed would consider switching industries. Stepping into a new career can be a scary prospect, but certainly one you can handle.

5 Steps to an Executive Cover Letter That Opens Doors

Jennifer Anthony

In fact, some surveys of HR professionals and recruiters have suggested that the cover letter–INSTEAD of the resume–is what really gets read. 2 – Make every attempt to find out the name of the hiring manager before sending your application.

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