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Building an Online Presence

Tweet Having great online presence can really help your job search. In this video Ryan Gessel gives some easy ways to get noticed online.

Why Your Twitter Profile Matters

Tweet Many job seekers use Twitter to follow recruiters and companies, learn about job search, and uncover job leads. They are “passive” users in that they follow and read, but do not post. As a result, they may feel like they are in stealth mode and have not bothered to put together a professional Twitter [...]

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 [...]

Tweet Your Way to a New Job

If you are a job seeker, Twitter just might help you find your next job. Recruiters are increasingly using Twitter to post job openings. But job seekers are also finding that posting on Twitter is a smart way to network, establish expertise and help others.

5 Ways to Tweet Your Way to a New Job

Tweet Twitter can be a powerful and useful tool during your job search. With the recent social media recruiting trend showing that 45% of companies use Twitter to find talent in 2011, it shouldn’t be overlooked. Reaching 100 million active users this September, Twitter gives you a channel to make connections with people and companies [...]

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. [...]

Twitter and Your Next Job

Tweet Twitter is very hot these days, and it can be a very powerful tool in your job search.  Last week we shared the mysteries of Twitter hashtags. This week, we go in depth on what Twitter can do for you. For the uninitiated, Twitter is a social networking service for people to stay connected.  [...]

What are Twitter Hashtags, and What Can They Do For You?

Tweet Twitter can be a very powerful tool for your job search.  Not only do many companies now post job leads on Twitter, but it’s also a good place to find and interact with recruiters. Finding jobs on Twitter is easy if you know how to do it.  The most popular way to find jobs [...]

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 [...]

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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