Tag Archives: social media job search

Asking, “Who Can Help Me Get a Job?” You’re not Alone

January 2, 2013

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Tweet Are you wondering, “Who can help me get a job?” You’re far from alone. The country’s national unemployment rate has been falling. But it still stands at 7.7 percent. That’s an improvement, but it still means that there are millions of U.S. residents who have been unable to find a job. The intense competition […]

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Want to Run a Professional Media Job Search? Act Like a Professional Online

December 26, 2012

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Tweet Few job seekers today would dispute the value of a social media job search. Those conducting a career search today need to be active on sites such as LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. Recruiters, after all, are more frequently turning to these sites to vet potential candidates for job openings and to find qualified individuals […]

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Social Media Job Search gets More Powerful with Facebook App

November 30, 2012

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Tweet We’ve long been proponents of the social media job search. Social media sites such as LinkedIn and Twitter make finding a job a less arduous task. Through these sites, job seekers can instantly connect with their circle of online business contacts. And these contacts can then respond with job leads, offers to arrange personal […]

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The Big Social Media Job Search Mistake

November 29, 2012

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Tweet Sites such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter are invaluable to job hunters. A social media job search allows job seekers to instantly communicate with their online business contacts. Job hunters can ask for personalized letters of recommendation, schedule lunch meetings with important networking contacts, and follow industry trends all through these social media sites. […]

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Where to Search for Jobs? Social Media is Crucial

November 20, 2012

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Tweet Do you know where to search for jobs today? Increasingly, your chances of finding employment rest with social media, sites such as LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. The reality is a growing number of companies are finding their next employees by scouring these social media sites. If you want to attract their attention, you need […]

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Conducting an Executive Job Search? Consider these Companies that are Ramping Up Their Hiring

November 16, 2012

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Tweet How many U.S. residents remain jobless? A whopping 12.1 million, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. That’s a huge number, and it represents a lot of competition as you conduct your executive job search. But you can gain an edge in your efforts to make a professional job change by sending your applications […]

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A LinkedIn Job Search is Your Best Use of the Internet

November 9, 2012

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Tweet The Internet can be a tremendous tool when you’re looking for a job. Unfortunately, it can also be an incredible distraction. That’s why it’s best during job search hours to avoid the Huffington Post, your favorite NFL team’s website, and RealClearPolitics to focus on those sites that can actually help you find a job. […]

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New Reports don’t Change Fact: You Need to Know how to Job Search

November 6, 2012

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Tweet You need to know how to job search properly to find a job today. That statement remains true even as a new report shows that the U.S. economy is growing at a more solid rate. According to the U.S. Commerce Department, the U.S. economy grew at an annual rate of two percent in the […]

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Try these Tips to Boost Your Networking Skills

October 26, 2012

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Tweet If you’re looking for a job, you’ve undoubtedly heard how important networking skills are. Who you know, and how you network with them, is a key to landing a new job today. The reason? It’s simple math. Every time a company posts a job listing online or in print, it receives hundreds of applications, […]

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Ice cream flame flap shows how dangerous social media can be

October 22, 2012

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Tweet Social media sites such as Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter can certainly help you find a job. They make networking a far easier task. But be careful. These same sites can seriously damage your reputation. Just ask Matt Schaeffer, Chief Executive Officer of Wilcoxson’s Ice Cream in Livingston, Montana. His Facebook response to a customer […]

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