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job search

March 02, 2015
Social media has moved on from ambiguous status updates about how much you miss your ex or sharing hundreds of pictures of cats. Now it can prove beneficial when it comes to searching for your next job.
November 20, 2014
The world of recruitment advertising has evolved dramatically over time. Traditionally, a company would put up a job advert on a noticeboard in the job centre, or in the local newspaper, and people would mail their applications over to the hiring manager. Fast forward to the birth of the internet which turned recruitment on its head.
November 02, 2014
The likes of LinkedIn, Twitter and Google+ have made it a lot easier to find and approach candidates when you’re trying to fill a role, but how do you know when you’re taking social media too far?
August 04, 2014
When you think of job seeking using social media, what is the first network that pops into your head? If you didn’t think of LinkedIn immediately, then you’re probably in the minority.
July 31, 2013
LinkedIn is fertile ground for recruiters to get people to fill jobs. According to a Bullhorn survey cited by this infographic, 97 percent of recruiters say they used LinkedIn to find job candidates. Furthermore, 67 percent of recruiters say that they solely use LinkedIn for recruiting.
March 27, 2013
Does social media recruiting work? If you have been trying to hire employees, chances are that you have at least considered using social media to find the right candidates. There is ample proof that social media can help fill jobs; but it depends on what kind of job you are trying to hire for.
March 01, 2013
In addition to a great Linkedin network, using Twitter (or other social sharing sites) to “let people in” will help to raise your profile and “humanize” you. A likable online profile makes you approachable and adds to your impressive credentials.
February 26, 2013
Three years ago, I discovered the job-hunting power of Facebook ads. I pointed them at the hottest employers in Austin, and in three weeks, I had multiple offers to choose from. Last week, I wanted to see if this strategy could help get someone the gig of gigs: a job at Google.
February 22, 2013
LinkedIn is more than just a social networking site; it is also a powerful marketing tool for any organization. This is why it is important to optimize your profile for the search engines.
January 31, 2013
I’m an avowed Pinsomniac. But while Pinterest is undoubtedly a lot of fun, and a great way to collect wardrobe, home improvement, and decorating ideas, it can definitely be used to advance your personal brand and enhance your job search. Here are six creative ways that you could be using Pinterest to help you get a job.