Dealing with Social Networking Burnout

Executive Career Brand

We’re spreading ourselves too thin between LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and other online forums. The more social networking commitments we have, the harder it is to balance them all and leverage each one well. Communicate your social networking plan to your network(s).

4 Ways Recruiters Use Social Networking to Find You

Blogging4jobs

26th on how to use social media and personal branding by clicking here. While social media seems to be infiltrating nearly every bit of your lives, what about work? A transformation is happening in the way senior leaders and HR professionals view social media. Social Sourcing.

5 More Tips for Leveraging Your Social Networks in Your Job Search

Career Alley

You know that old saying, “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know” While I don’t believe the first part of the saying (because what you don’t know will eventually catch up with you), the second part could not be more true with today’s social networks.

What is a Social Network?

Blogging4jobs

What started as a simple network for college students to interact with their friends, college students at other schools, would go on to grow and develop into a worldwide communication platform that allows just about anyone in the world to interact and communicate with just about anyone else across the globe. That network would spur countless other similar platforms and social networks that would change the world and the way business as we knew it would be done going forward.

How to Make Your Executive LinkedIn Profile Stand Out

Professional Resume Services

Utilizing LinkedIn to its fullest extent is important for professionals at any level. Whether you’re looking for a new job actively or if you simply want to boost your brand, seeking assistance from a LinkedIn profile writing service is never a bad idea.

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Strengthen Your Job Search with These LinkedIn Features

Professional Resume Services

LinkedIn is constantly evolving and providing new features for its users. As such, a job seeker’s LinkedIn profile development has to also evolve constantly in order to keep up with the competition. Another benefit of the tool is to see who is most influential within your network.

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How To Get a Direct, Secret Line to Executive Recruiters on LinkedIn

Executive Career Brand

LinkedIn’s Open Candidates feature allows you to share the specifics of your career goals – types of companies, roles you’re seeking, etc. with executive recruiters who may be able to help you meet those goals. and may boost your chances of connecting with the right recruiters.

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15 Savvy Tips To Boost LinkedIn Profile Views

Executive Career Brand

Bedazzle Your LinkedIn Profile and Boost Profile Views. When you’re actively pursuing new career opportunities, you need to make your LinkedIn profile dazzle, so it will be a traffic magnet. By ACTIVELY using LinkedIn to stay top-of-mind with people and draw new people to you.

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What Social Network Do You Use For Your Job Search? #UROpinion

The Undercover Recruiter

In this week’s #UROpinion, we asked you: What social network do you use for your job search? Most of the comments all focused on LinkedIn! People generally use Linkedin as a hub for connecting with relevant industry contacts and viewing vacancies posted to the network.

The Use of Different Social Networks [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Undercover Recruiter

The Mindset Divide – how people use different social networks is extremely interesting. People spend time on personal networks, where-as they invest time on professional networks. RELATED: INFOGRAPHIC: How To Dazzle Recruiters with Your Social Media Profiles.

These 30 Social Networking Blunders Can Derail Your Job Search

Catherines Career Corner

Written by Catherine Adenle “In this difficult job market, online networking is an important piece of the puzzle for workers wishing to build professional relationships, and ultimately, connect with their next great job,” said Liz Harvey, senior director of online products [.] Related posts: Can Linkedin, Facebook or Twitter Get You a Job? Social Networking Sites for Job Search.

Important Features on LinkedIn You Should Be Using

Professional Resume Services

LinkedIn offers so many features, but it can be difficult to know which ones to use and how to use them. Your executive LinkedIn profile is many times the first thing a recruiter will see about you. LinkedIn Groups. LinkedIn Endorsements.

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The Two Worst LinkedIn Profile Headline Mistakes

Executive Career Brand

In our first consultation, a new client of mine asked me whether the LinkedIn professional headline a writer had created for him was a good one. He had never been a Director or VP, yet the writer he hired to create his LinkedIn profile and resume had used both phrases in his headlines.

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Clean up Your LinkedIn Profile This Summer With These Tips!

Professional Resume Services

For job seekers, this is the perfect time to clean up your executive LinkedIn profile. Read your entire executive LinkedIn profile word-for-word and update anything that has changed. Having updated information about yourself is one of the keys to the best LinkedIn profile development.

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5 Deadly LinkedIn Mistakes

Executive Career Brand

Four years ago I published a post that became very popular – 29 Biggest LinkedIn Mistakes – in which I described some of the worst things executives in job search do, or neglect to do, on LinkedIn. Marks you as out of date with social media. Get the Most Out of LinkedIn.

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Deadly LinkedIn Mistake: No Professional Photo

Executive Career Brand

When I first viewed the LinkedIn profile of a recent client (a CFO job seeker), I knew something was fishy. What he didn’t realize was that when I Googled his name – which executive recruiters and employers were sure to do as well – real photos of him came up in various places.

2015 170

FREE eBook on Smart Personal Branding with LinkedIn

Executive Career Brand

In 2009 I wrote a little ebook for Job-Hunt.org on using LinkedIn for personal branding and executive job search. With LinkedIn’s newest 2017 User Interface, I needed to do a major revamp of the ebook. 8 Reasons LinkedIn Is a Job Search Must. Which LinkedIn Sections to Use.

2017 161

Deadly LinkedIn Mistake: Forgetting LinkedIn Groups

Executive Career Brand

How many LinkedIn Groups do you belong to and actively use? I review lots of LinkedIn profiles of executive job seekers. They’re missing out on one of LinkedIn’s most powerful features. Why Are LinkedIn Groups So Valuable in Job Search? How to Use LinkedIn Groups.

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5 Nifty LinkedIn Hacks That Make Executive Job Search Easier

Executive Career Brand

When I go through the annual re-certification process for my Social Branding Analyst Designation, I invariably pick up at least a few juicy new tidbits on using LinkedIn better. 5 Nifty LinkedIn Hacks That Make Executive Job Hunting Easier. Save a copy of your LinkedIn profile.

2017 161

How To Exploit the New LinkedIn for Best SEO

Executive Career Brand

Take Advantage of the New LinkedIn User Interface To Draw More People To Your Profile. Have you taken a close look at what’s happened to the very top section of your LinkedIn profile, with the latest User Interface? How’s the New LinkedIn Different From the Old One?

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Recruiting & Hiring on Twitter, Facebook, & LinkedIn by Country

Blogging4jobs

But even before candidates become employees, recruiters and human resource professionals are responsible for hiring, recruiting and attracting candidates and on a global scale. LinkedIn: The Social Network Recruiting Standard.

How to Engage in Social Networks for Your Job Hunt

The Undercover Recruiter

Social Job Seeker 2012 , Jobvite’s newest survey, asked job seekers how they used social networks for career advancement and job search. Having a Social Profile Isn’t Enough. The real value of social networking is the ability to connect and engage with people.

Do You Suffer from Social Network Overload? [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Undercover Recruiter

Are you obsessed with social media? Do you suffer from social network overload? 2 out of 3 people are worried about missing something important if they don’t keep an eye on social networks. The most active network for sharing is Foursquare.

10 Years on LinkedIn – Why It’s Still Indispensable To Me

Executive Career Brand

How LinkedIn Remains Invaluable To Me, and To All Executive Job Seekers. I was noodling around on my LinkedIn Settings page when I noticed something at the top of the page. I now rely heavily on social media to market and promote the services I offer. LinkedIn Groups.

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3 Important LinkedIn Profile Housekeeping Tasks

Executive Career Brand

Many executive job seekers have a “ build it and forget it ” mindset when it comes to their LinkedIn profiles. So, they scramble to get their LinkedIn profiles up to snuff. For help, read my post, When Was the Last Time You Updated Your LinkedIn Profile?

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Essential Checklist to Optimize LinkedIn For Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Along with being an essential tool for executive job search, LinkedIn plays an important role in overall career management. I’ve found that many executives have a “build it and forget it” mindset with LinkedIn. Build Your LinkedIn Profile. Build and Engage Your LinkedIn Network.

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29 Biggest LinkedIn Mistakes

Executive Career Brand

29 Biggest LinkedIn Mistakes is a post from: Executive Career Brand. You put up a LinkedIn profile a while ago because, if you’re in executive job search or expect to be, people told you it’s the thing to do. Recruiters and employers sourcing candidates aren’t contacting you.

INFOGRAPHIC: How Companies Use Social Networks to Recruit

The Undercover Recruiter

Our friend and social media for job search expert Joshua Waldman recently released this infographic along with his new book Job Searching with Social Media for Dummies. Key takeaways from this infographic: - 89% of companies will use social media networks to recruit in 2011. -

How Many LinkedIn Connections Are Good For Executive Job Search?

Executive Career Brand

One of the questions my c-suite and senior-level executive clients most frequently ask me is: Does it matter how many people I’m connected to on LinkedIn, and who should I connect with – everyone who asks? I’ve even had quite a few men connect with me who treated LinkedIn like a dating site.

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The Social Networking Mistake That Could Hurt Your Job Search

Career Realism

Using the Internet has become a great resource to job seekers but it also comes with its own set of pitfalls – especially in regards to social networking. 1 Social Networking Mistake. Make your personal social networking profile settings private.

How to Find Candidates’ Social Networks Simply By Using Their Profile Picture

The Undercover Recruiter

Have you ever wondered what the easiest way is to find out the other social profiles for a specific candidate? Once it is installed, go to a LinkedIn profile. RELATED: How Many Companies Use Social Media to Recruit?

INFOGRAPHIC: What Social Network Has Most Job Search Activity?

The Undercover Recruiter

Another day, another cool infographic about social media and job search. Recruiters, employers and jobseekers are all out there using social networks. But what do people think about using LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus for career purposes?

How To Get Executive Recruiters’ Attention With The Right Email Messages

Executive Career Brand

The major piece in your job search strategy should be networking your way into the companies and organizations you’re targeting, so that you can tap into the goldmine of hidden jobs there. Take some time and research the recruiter to find out tidbits about them that you can refer to.

2017 169

5 Ways to Keep Your Executive Job Search Confidential on LinkedIn

Executive Career Brand

How to successfully job hunt on LinkedIn without people knowing. on LinkedIn. But, they’ll probably need to add to, or change, the content in their LinkedIn profile to position themselves as good-fit candidates for their target employers. Turn off notifications to your network.

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Personal Brand Buzzkill: Snarky Comments on LinkedIn Pulse

Executive Career Brand

I post articles nearly every week on LinkedIn’s Pulse platform. Unless of course you have numbers on the deaths resulting from LinkedIn mistakes.” I never respond to such comments – on LinkedIn posts, my own blogs or anywhere else. Get the Most Out of LinkedIn.

2016 161

11 Tips to Help Recruiters Find You on Social Media

Career Alley

Like everyone else these days, recruiters leverage the Internet to find their candidates. They do their research like the rest of us, but spend a fair amount of time leveraging social networks such as LinkedIn. Just “being on” LinkedIn is not enough.

Deadly LinkedIn Mistake: Neglecting SEO and Keywords

Executive Career Brand

LinkedIn is truly a powerful job search and career management tool. It may be the best place online to reconnect with your neglected network, expand your network to include new people (including recruiters), and demonstrate your subject matter expertise and thought leadership.

2015 155

Help! My LinkedIn Skills and Endorsements Are a Mess

Executive Career Brand

A client of mine – a Chief Marketing Officer in global healthcare – had a great LinkedIn question for me recently. Is this detrimental to my SEO strategy with recruiters via LinkedIn? Luckily, LinkedIn lets you reorder and delete skills. Get the Most Out of LinkedIn.

2015 177

Social Recruiting and Your Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Are you a senior-level executive still hesitating to embrace social networking for your job search and healthy career management? Did you know that more than 90% of employers will use social networks and social media to find talent in 2012?

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Deadly LinkedIn Mistake: Generic, Short Summary Section

Executive Career Brand

Before I first speak with prospective clients, I take a look at their LinkedIn profiles. I want to determine whether or not they’re using LinkedIn to full advantage, and to find out more about them than what’s in the executive resume they’ve sent me. Get the Most Out of LinkedIn.

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