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How to Find a Job in a Different City

Tweet Job seekers have lots of reasons for considering work in other cities.  It could be for personal reasons, seeking a stronger economy, or hoping that there will be more demand for their skills. Whether you are certain you want to move or are considering it, there are some special techniques you can use when [...]

Using LinkedIn Groups to Make Connections

Did you know you can use LinkedIn to contact people you don’t know including those in industries or with job titles of interest to you?

LinkedIn: Better Late Than Never

Think you missed the golden window for joining LinkedIn? It’s not too late – how joining now can help your job search.

Should My LinkedIn and Resume be Different?

Your resume and LinkedIn profile share a lot of similar content, but should they be the same? What to include and exclude to make the most of both.

Why Social Media Matters

Tweet Job boards may soon become a thing of the past. According to a recent report published by The Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), only a third of companies used social media to locate passive candidates in 2008, compared to 56% in 2011. In addition, 63% recruiters have successfully hired candidates via social media. [...]

Using LinkedIn to Get a Target Job

Tweet LinkedIn is a valuable tool for job seekers. Coupled with a job search strategy, consistent networking, determined research and effective interviewing, LinkedIn can be an important piece in your job search. Lydia* had been out of work 8 months. With Jobfully’s guidance she had already:

Social Media 101 for Job Seekers

Tweet Many job seekers, especially mature workers, struggle to understand the role social media can play in a successful job search. Back in the day, resumes were printed and sent by mail and jobs were found in the local paper. Today it’s Twitter, LinkedIn and more. Ignoring these “new fangled” methods can greatly hinder a [...]

Video Friday: Effective Follow-Up

Tweet In the second part of this two part series, Jobfully CEO Mei Lu gives some pointers on how to effectively follow-up in today’s Video Friday vlog. Be sure to check out our resource library for more about the art of follow-up. Tune in next Friday for another informative vlog!

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 [...]

Trends In Recruiting, Part Three

Tweet In our final report on recruiting trends for 2010, we look at the hottest area for recruiters and how to make it the hottest area for job seekers.  Earlier we looked at a new LinkedIn Survey of recruiters that shows spending on job boards and staffing firms is down. It also shows recruiters are [...]

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