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Monthly Archives: June 2010

New Ways to Use Facebook in Your Job Search

Tweet Facebook is partnering with job board site SimplyHired. The integration allows you to see Facebook friends you have at a company, and locate friends inside a company when pursuing a job opening. To use the new integration, you must go to SimplyHired and then login in to Facebook through SimplyHired. You can then research [...]

What are You Doing with Extra Hours?

Tweet If you had an extra hour each day, what would you do with that time? A recent study says “not much”. The study shows that due to unemployment, retirement and other factors, we have more free time than ever but we’re spending most of extra time watching TV and sleeping.  For job seekers, this [...]

When the Ad Says “Unemployed Need Not Apply”

Tweet Here’s a trend we all hope will not catch on: Hiring managers refusing to consider unemployed people for an open position.  In other words “Only currently employed need apply.” For the unemployed, this is a disturbing development. Perhaps negative media attention will keep this trend from spreading. But it raises a great issue: What [...]

What Makes a Good LinkedIn Contact?

Tweet During the sign up process, LinkedIn will ask for a peek at your e-mail contact list.  This is one of the easiest ways to see the public profiles of everyone you know on LinkedIn and if you feel comfortable with their privacy statement, you should do it.  It the fastest way to populate your [...]

Jump-start Your Digital Job Search

Tweet I just came across an interesting article on College Aftermath about some best tactics for the modern job search.  The article is right on about today’s job search – in the digital age, your job search is completely different than even ten years ago and it should absolutely begin online.  The tips for applying to jobs [...]

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