10 Tips: Asking For Recommendations On LinkedIn | Tim's Strategy

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Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [09.27.10] View Comments 10 Tips: Asking For Recommendations On LinkedIn So I’ve decided to spend a good portion of the week on getting and using references. Before I get to the tips, know that LinkedIn recommendations are suspect.

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phantom jobs, confidential searches, and job scams

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager phantom jobs, confidential searches, and job scams March 30, 2011 A reader writes: Can you give some general advice to us desperate job-seekers when answering ads on sites like Craigslist?

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Technology Tidbit 12 – Posting Job Orders on Craigslist. Craigslist is a fantastic, mostly free resource(some larger cities charge $25.00 I recently posted five job orders on Craigslist using five different states, it’s a multiple location job order. . Craigslist - 51 replies 3. Considering the maximum cost for a Craigslist job posting is $25.00, guys, this is a no brainer!! Be our Friend. Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. Local. Blogs.

4 Ways to Use Google Glass for Recruiting #mobilerecruit


That being said here are the recipes I would recommend for recruiters with glass. Craigslist to Glass. Mobile Recruiting week is sponsored by our friends, RXInsider and their new mobile app tool, CEAppCEnter.

Top 25 Must-Have iPhone Apps for Your Job Search

Career Rocketeer

Craigslist for iPhone (FREE): Craigslist for iPhone features an intuitive interface and myriads of features to browse and post to Craigslist. Most importantly, it gives you access to the Craigslist job classifieds by small and medium businesses looking for local candidates.

Moving beyond your spare bedroom: tips for relocating your home business

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Only consider agents with experience and recommendations from someone you know. Even when you receive a recommendation, go online, do some digging of your own. The time has finally come, your baby has finally grown out of its startup nappies and started walking on its own.

Utilizing Job Agencies to Navigate Your Career Journey

Ms. Career Girl

Develop an amicable rapport with them and they will be more likely to recommend you as clients come their way. While you’re waiting for them to match you with opportunities, keep applying to jobs on your own via LinkedIn , Craigslist (with a VERY careful eye), and to companies directly.

55 Hidden Job Finding Tips WITHOUT Using Social Media


1) Former bosses, clients and partners – They know better than anyone what you’re capable of professionally, and if they can’t rehire you, they’re well-placed to refer & recommend you to others. What if your next job was hiding right in front of you?

Expertly Manage Your Employer Brand When the S Hits the Fan


While Human Resources plays a critical role in managing these types of situations, I would recommend extending the conversation. Flag the Postings: On Craigslist, for example, you can flag postings as inappropriate. And, go to Craigslist and search for jobs using your company’s name as a keyword. Last week, I wrote about online scams involving people who are contacting unsuspecting job seekers. If you haven’t read it yet, please check it out.

Information Systems That Aid Job Search

Career Realism

It is a more informative medium than the resume to know about the candidate as profile features include recommendations from colleagues, managers, and clients. Craigslist Craigslist is a very effective medium to find out about interesting job openings.

7 Income Ideas for Work at Home Moms

Ms. Career Girl

Post your services on sites like odesk.com , elancer.com , and even craigslist (although be careful on this one!). But first, a d isclaimer- I would not recommend signing up for random Mystery Shopper programs. Career Girl Marketing to Gen Y Women. Home About Archives Write for Us!

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Making Job Connections in Another City

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question on Twitter with “Can anyone recommend an ideal area to purchase a house in X area?” Answers or Craigslist can produce job connections.

How Successful Freelancers REALLY Get Started


Joining a local chamber of commerce will put you in touch with several contacts who may need or recommend you. Although Craigslist and Elance may be full of jobs for freelancers, you will find few that pay well. Ready to freelance?

office tenant keeps stealing our supplies, professor turned down my request to be a reference, and more

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I just got an email from my graduate program saying that they have recommended me for my profession’s honor society. They said that they can only recommend 25% of all students who graduate in a year, and that they can only recommend students with a GPA of 3.75 Just today, an acquaintance asked about possibly being referred for a position at my company that they saw listed on Craigslist. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

When Life Throws You Curve Balls: How To Manage Uncertainty

Personal Excellence Blog

I recommended my client to continue living his life as he would, independent of Firm X’s offering or non-offering of the role. Look up craigslist, check the classifieds, search Google, or approach the hostel owners for help. Do you face uncertainty in your life?

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4 Candidate Centered Solutions For Your Broken Recruiting Strategy


You’ve likely spent thousands on job boards , posted your openings on online recruiting sites like Craigslist and Kijiji (now part of ebay), and maybe you even tweeted and Facebooked with no success. Simple Solutions to Your Recruiting Strategy.

11 Ways To Personalize A LinkedIn Invite | Tim's Strategy

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NealSchaffer – I highly recommend you create a standard paragraph which you can cut-and-paste into the “Personal Note&# section, customizing the note for each person. It’s also important when asking for a recommendation.

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3 Flexible Day Jobs For Actors

Career Realism

How to get hired: You can put the word out – or look for posted opportunities on Elance.com, Craigslist, and other job-related boards for your area. If you haven’t been paid as a bookkeeper before, you might have to do some freebies for people you know in order to get some recommendations.

7 Tips To Get Off Unemployment ASAP From Someone Who’s Been There


Besides the normal job search engines, try checking out state employment websites, and don’t forget about Craigslist or sites specific to your industry. If you found this article useful, I recommend reading 55 Hidden Job Finding Tips WITHOUT Using Social Media.

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Seven Tips to Successfully Hire the Right Candidate

Ms. Career Girl

While Craigslist ads, twitter posts, and employee recommendations can locate a variety of talented potential employees, the pool of job seekers that those methods reach can be relatively small. Five: Double Check Employee Recommendation.

How To Write A Great Accomplishment Statement | Tim's Strategy

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I heartily recommend talented career experts via my career expert directory. I heartily recommend talented career experts via my career expert directory.

short answer Saturday: 7 short answers to 7 short questions

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I had applied for a position on Craigslist and had gotten an interview for an office manager/HR Assistant position. However, I have very strong recommendations, particularly one who can speak directly to my ability to interact with people of different cultures, and with people where this company is located — this is pretty key to the job. It’s short answer Saturday — seven short answers to seven short questions. Here we go… 1. Group interviews.

How To Build A High Value Network | Tim's Strategy

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Whether it’s a tweet, a link in a blog post or even writing Linkedin recommendation. I have today three recommendations from my Twitter friends, we never met but I know them now like any of my colleagues.

2010 30

How To Choose And Stay In Contact With Your References | Tim's.

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Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [09.28.10] View Comments How To Choose And Stay In Contact With Your References In case you missed it yesterday, the topic was: asking for recommendations on LinkedIn. I recommend you check out Hung’s blog appropriately titled Wise Man Say.

The 5 iPhone Apps That Every Job Seeker Needs

Corn on the Job

Notice that popular job search places like CareerBuilder, Indeed, and Craigslist weren’t included. Corn on the Job Recommends “Corny&# Recognition Facebook Career Development Classes | Add your site © 2009-2010 RICH DEMATTEO | CORN ON THE JOB | SITE DESIGN BY MATTCHEVY

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Building A Great Elevator Pitch | Tim's Strategy

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I do recommend certain aspects of your elevator pitch to be added to your networking card. I do recommend certain aspects of your elevator pitch to be added to your networking card.

wee answer Wednesday — 7 short answers to 7 short questions

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I agreed to recommend two people for the same position. Blind job postings on Craigslist. I recently read an article that recommended staying away from blind job postings on Craigslist. What’s your take on blind ads in general, and Craigslist in particular? It’s wee answer Wednesday — seven short answers to seven short questions. Here we go… 1. Help! I work in a technical services department in a library.

How to Conduct a Successful Job Search

Career Realism

The account I was working on was closing and a former co-worker recommended me for this job on another account. Many people use Craigslist, but it is known for scams and shady people, so use with caution.

Afford a Home Makeover For Your First Apartment

Ms. Career Girl

When you got home, you took off those awful heels and jumped on Craigslist to find yourself a new place to live. I talked to Erin Habes who runs Room and she was full of great ideas and recommendations. Do you remember your first apartment? You landed your first full time job.

Best Practices in Writing LinkedIn Invitations: What's In It for.

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Overall I would still recommend the personalized approach, but your results do provide some very interesting food for thought.

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How To Signal Strength In A Job Interview | Tim's Strategy

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And make them battle over who gets to recommend you first. Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [07.28.10] View Comments 10 Ways To Signal Strength In A Job Interview I’ve written about this topic before. But never this directly.

Life After College: Create Your Own Success

Ms. Career Girl

Try temp agencies and websites like Craigslist to find projects and side jobs to tide you over and give you something to do at 5 AM when you’re itching for work. Like a lot of Generation Y women out there, I can be something of a “crazy” workaholic.

fast answer Friday — 7 short answers to 7 short questions

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We still stay in touch and he has told me that he is willing to recommend me in the future (I am confident he would give me a great reference). That same law firm advertises on Craigslist and any other form of recruiting they can. It’s fast answer Friday — seven short answers to seven short questions. Well, some of them are short. Here we go… 1. Can you block off time on your calendar for your own projects?

My Favorite Resume and CV Template: Introducing TruFocus | Tim's.

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Says you are social media savvy and gives you a chance to highlight some early recommendations. but I have seen too many bad uses to recommend it for everyone. You had mentioned having 3 of those in the recommendation section for LinkedIn.


Telecommuting Journal

FlexJobs allows employers to sign up and list job openings, but they also list other telecommuting jobs found floating around the web (I saw at least one from Craigslist and several from CareerBuilder as well as postings taken from individual sites who happen to compensate writers like About.com and eHow ). Steve May 29, 2009 at 7:13 pm I would not recommend Flexjobs.

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Getting the best career information: Meet new people

Career Key

Try other sources for career specific groups : Meetup , Craigslist (narrowed to your city), Yahoo, MSN or Google groups, The Riley Guide , etc. If you're not able to find more than one group related to your career option or you don't like the people at one group, ask for other suggestions and recommendations. Doing a lot of research about your career options is one of the most important steps to making the best career decision.

bad recruiter behavior: deceptive sales tactics

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I would never make a blanket recommendation of using staffing agencies for a job search. 3 recruiters contacted me, thru the other armpit of the net Craigslist. should my boss proactively email a prospective employer to recommend me?

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10 Ways To Penetrate Your Target Companies | Tim's Strategy

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10 Tips, some very EZ to use [link] [link] Debra Feldman, JobWhiz Executi I’ve started helping JobWhiz clients increase their networking connections by recommending which LinkedIn groups may offer the chance to “bunk into&# employees of their target companies.I

La (Debt-Free) Dolce Vita

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A coupon-toting, ebay-loving, craigslist-furniture-buying cheapskate. It’s a new “financial advisor&# program recommended by the Clinton Institute and Rockefeller Foundation. Career Girl Marketing to Gen Y Women. Home About Archives Write for Us!