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Category Archives: Social Media

The Art of the Cold Contact

Tweet Contacting people you don’t know, even over e-mail, can be intimidating. But it doesn’t have to be. If you do your research, compose a professional communication, and get the right message across, it can be a rewarding process and a critical part of building your network.

Video Friday: Using LinkedIn Groups to Network

Tweet You know LinkedIn is a great networking tool, but are you using it to to its fullest?  In today’s video, Jobfully Social Media Marketing Manager Dennis Grubbs explains how to use LinkedIn Groups to make connections.

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?

Video Friday – Building Your Online Presence

Tweet Increasingly, recruiters are sourcing candidates online.  This means your online presence is the first impression you make with potential employers.  In this video, we talk about what you can do to establish a positive professional image and make your expertise evident online. 

Video Friday: Your Online Reputation

Tweet Is your online reputation costing you job opportunities? In today’s video, Jobfully Vice President Carrie Krueger explains how to make sure everything potential employers discover about you online is positive.

Repairing and Building Your Online Reputation

Tweet “The End of Forgetting” is a perfect way to signify today’s new reality of how difficult it is to retract information about and photos of yourself from the web. Many articles have discussed in-depth the issues of reputation and privacy. For job seekers, this topic is extremely relevant as the vast majority of recruiters are now using online tools to research [...]

Top 10 “Rookie Job Hunter” Realizations

Tweet Today our guest blogger is Matt Youngquist. Matt is the President of Career Horizons, serving Northwest individuals and organizations dealing with the unique challenges of job hunting and employment transition.  Matt is a recognized expert in the field of career coaching, job hunting, and professional employment counseling.  You can follow him on Twitter @mattyoungquist. [...]

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.

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