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How Social Media and Job Boards Can Work Hand in Hand

Professional Resume Services

Your LinkedIn profile can help you find a job. Anyone in the middle of a job search can benefit from social media to land the perfect new job. If businesses and job boards can take proper advantage of it, so can you!

What Job Boards are Most Useful for Applicants?

The Undercover Recruiter

You’re looking for a new job, so the best place to turn is to the biggest and most popular job posting sites, right? Employers don’t always turn to the major job posting sites. It pays to know what type of employer is likely to post on what job sites.

Does LinkedIn Make the Executive Resume Obsolete?

Executive Career Brand

With the popularity of LinkedIn and the indisputable necessity of having a presence there , many people claim that the resume is dead, or dying. that a robust, fully populated LinkedIn profile is, in fact, the new resume. why do you need a resume at all?

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7 Tips To Best Utilize LinkedIn

Career Realism

7 Tips To Best Utilize LinkedIn. Spend any time on LinkedIn and you’ll see that the site is constantly changing. Related: 4 Reasons You Might Not Get Recommendations On LinkedIn. Here are some tips to best utilize LinkedIn gleaned from the Career Brainstorming Day report: 1.

How Do I Find Jobs on LinkedIn?

Ms. Career Girl

The post How Do I Find Jobs on LinkedIn? LinkedIn has rapidly become the leading job search platform where members from every industry and job function can: Quickly find career opportunities in any location. Apply to positions using just the LinkedIn profile.

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5 Ways To Hack LinkedIn And Twitter For New Jobs

Career Realism

5 Ways To Hack LinkedIn And Twitter For New Jobs. I keep hearing about people who landed jobs using social media. Related: Why You Need Social Media In Your Job Search. Forget about answering job postings or coming in “cold.” Send Out A Recruiter Blast On LinkedIn.

Use These Five Important Tips for your Job Search on LinkedIn

Professional Resume Services

Optimize your LinkedIn profile to ensure you get the best results. There are a plethora of jobs to be found on LinkedIn. Most job seekers just check the Job Board on LinkedIn. After browsing the board, they spam some resumes and call it a day.

How To Keep Recruiters From Skipping Over Your LinkedIn Profile

Career Realism

How To Keep Recruiters From Skipping Over Your LinkedIn Profile. Did you know that, according to a recent Jobvite study, an astonishing 92% of recruiters think of LinkedIn as integral to finding great candidates? Related: 6 Things Recruiters Want To See On Your LinkedIn Profile.

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The LinkedIn Profile Checklist Every Job Seeker Needs

Career Realism

Job searching has taken a new direction. It’s not about going to the job boards, finding the job opening you like, and then applying to it. Related: 6 Things Recruiters Want To See On Your LinkedIn Profile. who can lead you to the path of the next job opportunity.

2015 62

Think Like an Executive Resume Branding Pro – Targeting

Executive Career Brand

Part 1 – Target Your Executive Resume for the Hidden Job Market. Want to get inside the head of an executive resume professional, as she strategizes and creates content for an executive job seeker’s resume? Part 5 – 10 Executive Resume Do’s and Don’ts.

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7 Tips To Best Utilize LinkedIn

Career Realism

Spend any time on LinkedIn and you’ll see that the site is constantly changing. I can certainly vouch for that, given that I recently spent hours capturing LinkedIn screenshots for a workshop, only to have many of them out-of-date by the time I presented them… only a week later.

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How To Keep Recruiters From Skipping Over Your LinkedIn Profile

Career Realism

How To Keep Recruiters From Skipping Over Your LinkedIn Profile. Did you know that, according to a recent Jobvite study, an astonishing 92% of recruiters think of LinkedIn as integral to finding great candidates? Related: 6 Things Recruiters Want To See On Your LinkedIn Profile.

10 Places To Promote Your LinkedIn Profile

Career Realism

Think of your LinkedIn profile as the hub of your online identity. All of your online content should lead to your profile, and your profile’s purpose is to guide readers to call you or request your resume. Related: 7 Reasons Why You Need A LinkedIn Routine – Employed Or Not.

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“Optimizing LinkedIn Profiles for Job Search”

Resume Bear

LinkedIn continues to gain momentum as a resource utilized by both internal and external recruiters to find well qualified candidates. A quality LinkedIn profile is quickly becoming an essential element of a complete career marketing package.

How To Get A Recruiter’s Attention On LinkedIn

Career Realism

Job searching can be a lengthy process, especially if you’re just depending on the submission of your resume to job postings through job boards. Related: How LinkedIn Endorsements Can Improve Your Job Search Efforts. Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile.

2014 57

4 Ways To Strategize Your Job Search On LinkedIn

Career Realism

Related: The Ultimate LinkedIn Checklist. The charm of social media is truly ruling out on every job sector. Job opportunities are now publicly advertised on social circuits. Thus, networking is one of the most significant elements you can leverage in your job search.

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Using The ‘See Who’s Viewed You’ LinkedIn Feature

Career Realism

As a job seeker, looking at who has viewed your LinkedIn profile can help generate more opportunities for jobs and to build your network of contacts. Related: 4 Things To Build A Good LinkedIn Profile. Check out his Resume Writing Service. Job Search LinkedIn

2015 57

Why You NEED to be on LinkedIn

Resume Bear

LinkedIn has quickly become an indispensable tool for job seekers and career-oriented people. Far more effective and interactive than the big job boards, LinkedIn puts you in the driver’s seat of your job search. When you join LinkedIn, you have the opportunity to do the following: * Build a network of important contacts …. Create a profile and post your resume …. Join groups for your industry and profession ….

6 Job Search Board Resources to Focus Your Job Search

Career Alley

So many Job Search Boards, so little time. With the vast number of job search resources available on the Internet, it’s very easy to lose focus and spend all of your time using one type of resource. – Simple interface, lots of jobs. jobs by.

2014 74

should you post your resume on online job boards?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I have a job I really enjoy, but with a few critical caveats. recession-conscious (salary in bottom 5-7% of salary range for my industry and area), and also a tad nutty. We’re constantly hiring as people cycle out–mostly through school job sites, but also largely through one particular recruiter, though she’s become less responsive as the turnover has stayed so high. Do you recommend that passive job seekers post resumes on job search sites?

5 Reasons Non-Job Seekers Should Be On LinkedIn

Career Realism

A question I frequently get when training job seekers on using social media is “Won’t my boss think I’m looking for another job if I’m using LinkedIn ?” It’s a mistake to think of LinkedIn as a giant job board and your profile as just another resume.

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Don’t Overlook LinkedIn Company Pages for Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Once you’ve determined which companies you’re targeting for your job search, you’ll need to research each one for various information: Services and/or products. Industry trends. Job openings. Among the myriad of places to conduct your research (Hoovers, Glassdoor, job boards, company websites, etc.), don’t overlook the LinkedIn Company pages. More in my post, How to Connect on LinkedIn with People You Don’t Know.

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What You Can Do To Help Recruiters Find You On LinkedIn

Career Realism

Don’t limit your job search to only job boards. Many recruiters today are also seeking out candidates directly via LinkedIn and posting openings there. Information on LinkedIn is generally timelier and it provides for easier direct communication between individuals.

2014 60

5 Reasons Non-Job Seekers Should Be On LinkedIn

Career Realism

A question I frequently get when training job seekers on using social media is “Won’t my boss think I’m looking for another job if I’m using LinkedIn ?”. Why You Need To Be On LinkedIn. And you have 10 people in your LinkedIn network. A resume is a static thing.

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How Long Should A Resume Be?

Career Realism

Today’s job applicants have a major challenge – finding the right balance for their resume. Going too long on a resume you lose the hiring manager’s attention. So, what are today’s job applicants to do? Related: How To Quantify Your Accomplishments On A Resume.

2015 61

3 LinkedIn Job Search Basics For Targeting Companies


So you’ve set up your LinkedIn account, you’ve connected with key people, you’ve even commented on a few discussions? But what should you actually be doing that can help you land a job via LinkedIn? Well, LinkedIn can help solve these niggling issues.

10 Ways To Condense Your Resume Without Losing Value

Career Realism

When it comes to resumes, recent trends have lowered preferred lengths to2-3 pages. If your resume is long, how can you possibly condense it without losing value? Related: Is Your Executive Resume Too Wordy? 10 Ways To Condense Your Resume Without Losing Value.

2014 59

12 Best Job Search Engines and Aggregators


Check out my recent article on the best niche job boards? I think it is pretty safe to assume that we all know what a job search engine is. However, it seems that it is less common to know what a job aggregator is. Finding the Right Job Search Engine and Aggregator.

7 Tips to Build Your Executive Job Search Target Companies List

Executive Career Brand

Many executive job seekers resist targeting select employers, because they don’t want to limit their search. The problem with this approach is that, when you’re writing your personal marketing content – for your executive resume, biography, LinkedIn profile, etc. –

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7 Ways To Tailor Your Resume For A Leadership Position

Career Realism

Before you apply, make sure you leverage these seven strategies to tailor your resume for maximum impact. Revamp Your Resume’s Keywords. These keywords are industry-specific and are unique to each role in each company. Reposition Your Resume’s Summary.

10 Steps to Executive Job Search Success

Executive Career Brand

Many of the c-suite and senior-level executives I work with haven’t faced a job search in 5, 10 or even 15 years or more. If they’ve changed jobs over that time, they were sought after by executive recruiters and managed to circumvent the job search process.

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5 Must-Do’s To Land More Executive Job Interviews

Executive Career Brand

When you’re in executive job search mode, landing a coveted interview is like hitting the jackpot. Sometimes you’re lucky, and job interviews come easily, despite your lack of focused and concerted effort. 2 Important Executive Job Search Caveats.

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Ask Yahoo’s Ex CEO If it’s Ok to Lie on Your Resume

Resume Bear

Many job seekers have thought about doing it. Maybe you have too – changing that one little piece of information on your resume to make you look that much better. And besides, once you get hired, who will really give the details of your resume a second thought? John Feldmann.

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How to Conquer Ageism in Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

These tricks are ineffectual now that personal information exists about each of us online (whether or not we’ve put it there), and people sourcing and assessing job seekers are Googling potential candidates’ names before reaching out to them. Are You Executive Job Search-Ready?

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Why Is My Executive Job Search Taking So Long?

Executive Career Brand

Executive job search in the digital age is hard! Most job seekers don’t know what to do, what not to do, what the first steps are, whether they need help, and basically, how to stage a successful job search campaign. 5 Reasons Your Executive Job Search is Taking Too Long.

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How to Avoid the Job Search Rut

The Undercover Recruiter

I believe that everyone has their own “nightmare career” – a job that would turn their life into a living hell. I feel as though some job seekers fall into this same pattern, especially those who are in the early stages of their career. Job boards are usually a job seeker’s first stop.

How To Really Use The “Apply Button” On LinkedIn

Resume Bear

This guest post by Amos Tayts brings interesting insight into a proactive use of LinkedIn. On LinkedIn this is still true to some extent, but…and that is a very large BUT, only if you have optimized your profile. Which interesting industry people did you meet?

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How to Use LinkedIn University Pages to Recruit

The Undercover Recruiter

LinkedIn is expanding their relevance to new demographics day by day. Most recently they launched their University Pages alongside allowing students from the age of 13 and older to make use of the LinkedIn Platform. What are Students and Graduates Doing on LinkedIn?

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Has LinkedIn Finally Replaced Recruitment Companies?

The Undercover Recruiter

We all know how difficult it is to find a job right now, and with UK unemployment still over 2 million it doesn’t seem like it’s getting any easier. LinkedIn is a hugely popular social media site, with over 150 million users and counting. The New ‘Job Centre’?

Our Top Three Secrets Regarding the Job Hunting Process

Professional Resume Services

Writing an effective resume can help you get a job. Now the job hunting process begins, and it can be mentally and physically draining. The first thing you have to learn is the key to writing an effective resume in order to have a chance at landing the job you want.