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Social Media: a Tool or a Threat for Recruiting

Nowadays everyone agrees that Social Media occupy a very special place in everyday life. Numerous platforms were created in order to simplify human’s existence. It is true that people communicate and share life moments through Social Media, but they also … Continue reading

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Google+: What’s In It for the Job Seeker?

We’re all about new ways to connect. And the more ways you have to get feelers out there, the better. If you’re living under a rock and you don’t know about Google+, here it is in a nutshell: Google+ is … Continue reading

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5 Great Strategies in Finding Jobs through Google+

As of July 31, 2011, Google+ already has over 15 million unique visitors – that’s quite a feat considering that it’s a new entrant in the world of social networking. There are plenty of reasons for Google Plus’ sudden boom. … Continue reading

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The Thin Line between Work Ethics and Social Media

In Washington, a federal group of labor regulators alleged that the non-profit group Hispanics United of Buffalo had illegally terminated five of its employees after they were caught talking and complaining about their working conditions. Talking about work is actually … Continue reading

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How to Use Social Media in Employment If You’re Not Tech-Savvy

Times have definitely changed. A long time ago, for you to get a job, you need to spend days, if not weeks, searching, lining up, submitting resumes, and subjecting yourself to grueling interviews and time-consuming wait. Today, that’s not usually … Continue reading

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What Does Your Online Persona Say About Your Personal Brand?

Today’s post comes from The Undercover Recruiter, written by Karen Flowers has assisted thousands of job seekers by providing them with a resume that brought them the confidence and professionalism they needed to get an interview. Social networking sites are … Continue reading

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10 Tips: Asking For Recommendations On LinkedIn

Today’s post comes from Tim’s Strategy, written by Tim Tyrell-Smith, blog’s founder, Career and Life coach and Consumer Marketing Executive. Today the focus is on LinkedIn – the social networking site that many job seekers now call home. They view … Continue reading

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Social Networking and the Peeping Tom

Is it okay for managers to spy on their employees’ social networking profiles? The popularity of social networking websites did not happen without a rough ride and several controversies. Social networking media, such as Facebook and Twitter, have been used … Continue reading

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Top New Methods in Looking for Potential Employees

Several companies these days have gone beyond the usual “Send us your resume and will call you” method of hiring employees. They are out there, making their available job positions known. Most businesses and HR managers use the power of … Continue reading

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Motivation for Self-promotion

When you get to work, you will realize that you are in a dog-eat-dog world. The ideals you may have about jobs and promotions may not be the same as realities. However, that should not leave you disheartened. Rather, you … Continue reading

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The Art of Real Engagement Through Social Media

Social media seems to have taken the work out of networking, but making meaningful and valuable connections still takes effort.  At an industry conference or job fair, it all starts with an introduction and a handshake but how do you … Continue reading

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SEO, Twitter, and Finding a Job

Here is one trick that most Twitter people do not really know about: you can optimize your own profile. This is something you should do especially if you are looking for a job. If you will be given an opportunity … Continue reading

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How to Make a Twitter Profile Popular

Do you know that you can actually use your Twitter to find a job? It is just a matter of bringing your profile a lot closer to prospective clients. To help you get the word out about your existence and … Continue reading

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How to Become a ‘Super’ Job Connector

A number of recruitment professionals are among those with the highest number of connections on LinkedIn – the leading online business networking site. And not surprisingly, social media consultants – the people who can tell you how to network your … Continue reading

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4 Must Have Social Media Profiles for Career Advancers

Where does a jobseeker need to be online to get maximum exposure? There used to be a troika of applications you should be on, this has now turned in to a quartet with Google Profiles joining in on the fun. … Continue reading

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Making the Social Connections

Technology is making it easier for recruiters and job seekers to connect, but to remain on top of the virtual job market you have to keep improving your social network. In addition to a Facebook profile and Twitter account, you … Continue reading

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