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13 Windows 8 Job Search Apps For Early Adopters | JobMob

13 Windows 8 Job Search Apps For Early Adopters | JobMob | Cincinnati Job Search Focus Group | Scoop.it
The first batch of Windows 8 job search apps are now available.
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The Ultimate Job Search Cheat Sheet for Mastering LinkedIn

The Ultimate Job Search Cheat Sheet for Mastering LinkedIn | Cincinnati Job Search Focus Group | Scoop.it

While Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and Pinterest have been monopolizing the buzz in the social media marketing world lately, LinkedIn is a powerful platform that often gets underutilized or put on the back burner.

But the truth is, LinkedIn can be extremely useful -- especially when you're aware of all the little hidden tricks that don't get nearly enough exposure as they deserve. To help you master LinkedIn, below is our ultimate list of 35 awesome tricks you may have been overlooking.

We've divided these tips into three main categories -- optimizing your LinkedIn presence, using LinkedIn for professional networking, and using LinkedIn for business and marketing

Read more: http://blog.hubspot.com/blog/tabid/6307/bid/23454/The-Ultimate-Cheat-Sheet-for-Mastering-LinkedIn.aspx#ixzz2C81PD8gW


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Executives prefer email for networking - Montreal Gazette

Executives prefer email for networking - Montreal Gazette | Cincinnati Job Search Focus Group | Scoop.it
Executives prefer email for networkingMontreal GazetteIt may come as no surprise to many people, but email still reigns supreme as the primary method of communication among executives when it comes to professional networking, according to a survey...
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How to Use Twitter During the Job Search

How to Use Twitter During the Job Search | Cincinnati Job Search Focus Group | Scoop.it

"[Twitter] is one of the most powerful tools for anyone who's changing careers," says Miriam Salpeter, job-search coach and author of Social Networking for Career Success."

 

"People often think job-searching on Twitter means learning about openings through their feed, Salpeter says, but positioning yourself as an expert in your field is a far more effective strategy."

 

Here are some ideas for how to use Twitter during your job search:

http://money.usnews.com/money/careers/articles/2011/06/28/how-to-use-twitter-to-change-careers


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Advice on Submitting Your Resume for Posted Jobs

Advice on Submitting Your Resume for Posted Jobs | Cincinnati Job Search Focus Group | Scoop.it
Yes, you will have to submit your resume for jobs you see posted.  It will fall into a terrible black hole, but you know that, so you will follow up persistently!
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How LinkedIn Skills Endorsements Impact Your Job Search - Job-Hunt.org

How LinkedIn Skills Endorsements Impact Your Job Search - Job-Hunt.org | Cincinnati Job Search Focus Group | Scoop.it
Job-Hunt's LinkedIn for Job Search Expert Laura Smith-Proulx describes how to use LinkedIn's Skills endorsement feature for a competitive edge.
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Is LinkedIn the future of job boards? Maybe…or maybe not - RecruitingBlogs

Is LinkedIn the future of job boards? Maybe…or maybe not - RecruitingBlogs | Cincinnati Job Search Focus Group | Scoop.it
The folks at LinkedIn have been busy lately, rolling outnew features, connecting with their users at the LI conference, and busily expanding their empire in al…...
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You’re Not a Job Seeker… You’re a Salesperson | The Savvy Intern by YouTern

You’re Not a Job Seeker… You’re a Salesperson | The Savvy Intern by YouTern | Cincinnati Job Search Focus Group | Scoop.it
While everyone has something to say about what job seekers should do and how they should do it, the best advice comes from the those who do it every day – and...
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How to Get Past Your Job Search Fears | CAREEREALISM

How to Get Past Your Job Search Fears | CAREEREALISM | Cincinnati Job Search Focus Group | Scoop.it
Yes, looking for work can be terrifying, especially if you're not used to doing it. Learn how you can conquer most of your job search fears.
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Quick Tip: How to Love Job Search | CAREEREALISM

Quick Tip: How to Love Job Search | CAREEREALISM | Cincinnati Job Search Focus Group | Scoop.it
Watch this video to learn why job search is a skill you need to develop. Just like pro athletes, you need to follow a process that will teach you to love this game.
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Job Search Tips from Recruiters | Career Advice 101

Job Search Tips from Recruiters | Career Advice 101 | Cincinnati Job Search Focus Group | Scoop.it
My apologies for missing a couple of weeks of blog posts. You know how life gets sometimes.
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Executive Coach Reveals Best Career Advice Ever - Forbes

Executive Coach Reveals Best Career Advice Ever - Forbes | Cincinnati Job Search Focus Group | Scoop.it
Professionals want to get ahead, but it's hard to know how. Learn the secret career advice executive coaches have seen work time and time again.
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How to Do Successful Information Interviews — Work Coach Cafe

The objective of the information interview is for you to meet in person with a manager or individual contributor and ask a series of questions about his/her company, department, and background. At the completion of this interview, you should leave with the names and phone numbers of at least two individuals to whom this person is willing to refer you.

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Creating Your Personal Marketing Plan

Creating Your Personal Marketing Plan | Cincinnati Job Search Focus Group | Scoop.it
The BEST job search tool is your personal marketing plan.  This document lays out and prioritizes your job search.  It enables you to focus your energy and activities in the right areas and to position yourself as someone who is...
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LinkedIn Makeover: LinkedIn Profile Optimization The New LinkedIn Profile

LinkedIn Makeover: LinkedIn Profile Optimization The New LinkedIn Profile | Cincinnati Job Search Focus Group | Scoop.it
Holy cow! The changes just keep coming! LinkedIn just unveiled a redesigned LinkedIn Profile page! Here's what you need to know to get up and running fast!
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You Should Never Worry About These Things Before A Job Interview

You Should Never Worry About These Things Before A Job Interview | Cincinnati Job Search Focus Group | Scoop.it
It's OK if you're not completely qualified.
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7 Content Curation Tips for Personal Branding Success | Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel

7 Content Curation Tips for Personal Branding Success | Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel | Cincinnati Job Search Focus Group | Scoop.it
Discover 7 key content curation tips for personal branding success in Roger C.
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Best Advice for an Interview | CAREEREALISM

Best Advice for an Interview | CAREEREALISM | Cincinnati Job Search Focus Group | Scoop.it
What skills do you focus on and how do you prepare for the interviewer’s style of questioning? Here's the best advice for an interview.
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How to Engage Hiring Managers Using Social Media - Job-Hunt.org

How to Engage Hiring Managers Using Social Media - Job-Hunt.org | Cincinnati Job Search Focus Group | Scoop.it
Job-Hunt's Social Media and Job Search Expert Joshua Waldman offers strategies for connecting and engaging with hiring managers using social media.
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How a Rock-Solid Resume Strengthens Your Job Search

How a Rock-Solid Resume Strengthens Your Job Search | Cincinnati Job Search Focus Group | Scoop.it
Without a good foundation, your entire communications strategy could crack and sink.
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LinkedIn Conundrums

LinkedIn Conundrums | Cincinnati Job Search Focus Group | Scoop.it
There Are Few Absolutes Every individual on LinkedIn has a different interpretation of how they want to use the tool.
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Please Do This Right Now To Your Executive Resume

Please Do This Right Now To Your Executive Resume | Cincinnati Job Search Focus Group | Scoop.it
Take this very simple step to improve your resume right now, today!
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The Personal Branding Weekly and Daily LinkedIn Importance | Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel

The Personal Branding Weekly and Daily LinkedIn Importance | Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel | Cincinnati Job Search Focus Group | Scoop.it
PERSONAL Branding Weekly This week we were challenged to live our life more curiously; what happens when there’s a huge disconnect between words and actions...
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5 Must-Have Browser Extensions for Your Job Search

5 Must-Have Browser Extensions for Your Job Search | Cincinnati Job Search Focus Group | Scoop.it

Five browser extensions that are sure to help anyone looking for a job, whether you’re still in school, a recent graduate or have been in the workforce for years.

 

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