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Numbers Talk: Why You Must Use Social Media in Your Job Search

 

must use social media in your job searchYou have read so many articles like “14 Ways to Use Twitter to Land a Job” or “8 Ways to Get Recruiters to Find You on LinkedIn.” You may have
read many of ours giving this type of premier advice…but here is the million dollar question…

Are you doing it? Any of It? Even a little bit of it?

You know the answer to that…

I have to believe you do not need any more convincing as to why you must use social media in your job search…but in case you do here are some numbers to consider.Continue Reading…

8 Places You Didn’t Think to Look for a Job

 

places you didnt think to look for a jobWhen people are on the job hunt they often make the mistake of assuming that all the jobs that are available to them are on giant job boards. Nothing could be further from the truth.

In fact, speaking as a recruiter, I can tell you from firsthand experience that spending all your time on job boards is a waste of time. The big ones in particular have less lenient rules for job postings so you may find yourself spending a lot of time wading through less than spectacular job opportunities.

The good news is that there are a ton of other places to look for work. Use our list below of places you didn’t think to look for a job to help you expand your search.Continue Reading…

Job Landing Action: Craft a Target Company List Using Twitter

 

target company list using twitterWith the rise of social media it’s become apparent that connecting with other professionals online can lead to tremendous opportunities. Furthermore, companies are also using social media to post jobs and Twitter is no exception.

Creating a targeted Twitter list can help you keep potential job contacts and opportunities all in one place. This makes it much easier than searching through your endless Twitter feed on your homepage. Below you’ll find how to create a Twitter list for your job search.Continue Reading…

How Savvy Executives Use Twitter to Land Jobs Faster

Executives Use Twitter to Land Jobs
Executives Use Twitter to Land Jobs Faster

Twitter seems to be a “love it” or “hate it” kind of platform. Regardless of what side of the fence you are on one thing remains certain: Twitter is a powerful tool that can help you build your own personal brand and expertise. It’s also a gold mine of job opportunities.

Using Twitter effectively involves a lot more than just sharing random status updates. Use these tips on how savvy executives use Twitter to land jobs faster and start building clout within your own social media accounts.Continue Reading…

Five Ways to Use Job Boards Effectively that You Need to Start Doing NOW

Written by Lisa Rangel, Executive Resume Writer

Job boards don’t suck…however, how most job seekers use job boards to find a job does suck, to be blunt. I think job boards are a treasure trove of information that is consistently undiscovered and underutilized. Job boards receive a bad rap from most job seekers, since most job seekers are using them improperly. Most do not use job boards effectively. To be clear, there are five kinds of job listings, each listed with a few examples, and five ways are using job boards more effectively:Continue Reading…

12 Places Corporate Recruiters Look For Their Next Hire–Are You There?


I did an informal survey of approximately 20 corporate recruiters asking which sources they use to find qualified candidates. Although an unscientific poll, the results were still reflective of the shift occurring in the job search landscape. For each source on this list, ask yourself:Continue Reading…