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Using Linkedin, Facebook and Twitter for Job Search & Career Networking
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Leveraging Social Networking Sites for Job Opportunities

WITS ZEN: This Workshop presentation for engineering graduates from a leading University helps jobseekers to understand the increasing importance of social networking sites for job search and career prospects. It deals about many social media tools for job search purpose. Very informative with insightful infographics and trends for recruitment market.

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What Job Hunters Should Know About The Corporate Recruiters' LinkedIn

What Job Hunters Should Know About The Corporate Recruiters' LinkedIn | Job Search with Social Media | Scoop.it
A look at the top LinkedIn recruiters' tools can help job hunters improve their position, too.

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Cool tools for Recruiters....Guys, better to understand what's happening across the table

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Steve Cassady's curator insight, April 20, 2013 1:43 PM

Nice insigt to the Top Tools used by Recruiters on Linkedin.

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This Company Will Only Accept 'Twitter Resumes' For A Six-Figure Job

This Company Will Only Accept 'Twitter Resumes' For A Six-Figure Job | Job Search with Social Media | Scoop.it
You need to understand social media.
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"The paper résumé is dead." Some companies have decided to stop accepting paper résumés altogether.

 
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9 Steps To Landing A Job [Infographic]

9 Steps To Landing A Job [Infographic] | Job Search with Social Media | Scoop.it

Where to begin?

 

To get the job, however, applicants need to impress hiring managers on several levels, and the key to accomplishing that is to be prepared. [An insightful infographic]

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Projects Are the New Job Interviews

Projects Are the New Job Interviews | Job Search with Social Media | Scoop.it
Resumes are dead. Interviews are largely ineffectual. Linked-In is good. Portfolios are useful. But projects are the real future of hiring, especially knowledge working hiring.
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Share Your Own Job-Search Story

Share Your Own Job-Search Story | Job Search with Social Media | Scoop.it

The writer shares his experiences searching for an IT consultant position in the Indian and Saudi Arabian job markets.


WITS ZEN: Learning lessons for jobseekers seeking jobs through social networking sites.

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Find a Job with Massive, Structured Networking

Find a Job with Massive, Structured Networking | Job Search with Social Media | Scoop.it

The best source of possible jobs is networking. The way to succeed at networking is to reach out broadly to people who can help. The way to fail is to limit your contacts to the few people you know well. Massive outreach is the only reliable path to victory.

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Jobs of the Future: A Skeptic's Response

Jobs of the Future: A Skeptic's Response | Job Search with Social Media | Scoop.it

In the article,Alan Jacobs voices his doubts that a skillset promoted by the internet and social networking would usher in a new wave of future employment...."

"The essential skills will be those of rapidly searching, browsing, assessing quality, and synthesizing the vast quantities of information," wrote Jonathan Grudin, principal researcher at Microsoft.

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5 Mistakes Recruiters Make On Twitter | Unbridled Talent

5 Mistakes Recruiters Make On Twitter | Unbridled Talent | Job Search with Social Media | Scoop.it

Jobseekers need to understand 5 Mistakes Recruiters Make on Twitter...

 

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Good points made. Thanks for sharing your discovery. :-)
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Graduates are not making the most of social media in their job hunting

Graduates are not making the most of social media in their job hunting | Job Search with Social Media | Scoop.it
The US has seen nearly a 50% increase in the number of people finding employment through social networks. A 2011 survey of 1,205 job candidates by jobs board Jobvite found that 16% of job seekers found their current job through a social network, compared to 11% in 2010.
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More Companies Recruit Via Social Networks - The BrainYard - InformationWeek

More Companies Recruit Via Social Networks - The BrainYard - InformationWeek | Job Search with Social Media | Scoop.it
LinkedIn, Facebook, and similar networks can help companies engage with active job seekers, plus hidden gems who may not be hunting.

 

 

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Top 100 Twitter Accounts Job Seekers MUST Follow: 2012 | Resumebear Online Resume

Top 100 Twitter Accounts Job Seekers MUST Follow: 2012 | Resumebear Online Resume | Job Search with Social Media | Scoop.it

If you’re new to using Social Media in your job search – specifically Twitter – how do you know who to follow for really good advice?

 

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6 Steps to a More Marketable LinkedIn Profile

6 Steps to a More Marketable LinkedIn Profile | Job Search with Social Media | Scoop.it

LinkedIn is about marketing: marketing your company or marketing yourself. Master the art of making a marketable LinkedIn profile.

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Ready for the Rise of the Mobile Job Search? [Infographic] | The Savvy Intern by YouTern

According to CTIA, U.S. wireless consumers send and receive an average of six billion text messages per day. That's over 69,000 texts every second.

While man...
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Digital First Impressions Make or Break Your Job Search [Infographic] | The Savvy Intern by YouTern

Digital First Impressions Make or Break Your Job Search [Infographic] | The Savvy Intern by YouTern | Job Search with Social Media | Scoop.it
Job seekers should become aware that 92 percent of companies now extensively employ social media to recruit... specifically Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. This...
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Fake Amazon Page Is Best Online Resume Ever

Fake Amazon Page Is Best Online Resume Ever | Job Search with Social Media | Scoop.it

Philippe's Amaz'ing Resume

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Find 7 Ingenious Resume Designs That Will Make You Rethink Your CV

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Willy Franzen: How The Internet Has Changed The Job Hunt

Willy Franzen: How The Internet Has Changed The Job Hunt | Job Search with Social Media | Scoop.it

The Internet has fundamentally changed the way we search for jobs. However, the truth is that the technology doesn’t really change anything in terms of what you need to do. It changes the tactics but it doesn’t really change the strategy. You still need to make the same impression. You still need to show the person that you can do the job and that you’re going to make them look good.

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How Social Media Can Help Students Get A Job | Edudemic

How Social Media Can Help Students Get A Job | Edudemic | Job Search with Social Media | Scoop.it

WITS Zen: It's an uphill battle when it comes to securing employment. What to do? Turn to social media, of course!

 

Social media is such a powerful tool when it comes to landing your dream job. There are hundreds of opportunities out there that help you stand out from the rest of the crowd.

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10 words you should never use on LinkedIn - iMediaConnection.com

10 words you should never use on LinkedIn - iMediaConnection.com | Job Search with Social Media | Scoop.it

WITS ZEN: The article helps you re-orient your profile in Linkedin

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The LinkedIn Blog » LinkedIn Tips for Over-50 Job Seekers

The LinkedIn Blog » LinkedIn Tips for Over-50 Job Seekers | Job Search with Social Media | Scoop.it

WITS Zen: Job hunting over the age of 50?
There are many ways LinkedIn can be particularly useful for job seekers with extensive resumes.

[An interesting read, for sure]

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5 Stealthy Ways to Find a New Job with Social Media

5 Stealthy Ways to Find a New Job with Social Media | Job Search with Social Media | Scoop.it

WITS Zen: Searching for a new job while you’re still employed can be tricky. While you certainly want to leverage social media as much as possible, you don’t want to jeopardize your current job by making it obvious that you’re looking for a new position.

However, that doesn’t mean you should avoid social media during your job search.

Here are five ways to show you’re a valuable professional (in order to make employers come to you) without telling everyone you’re on the hunt.

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Boost Your Career with Social Media: Tips for the Uninitiated

Boost Your Career with Social Media: Tips for the Uninitiated | Job Search with Social Media | Scoop.it

To make the most of social media to further your career, you need to make a conscious choice to use it for professional purposes, understand what your goals are, and then actively manage your digital footprint.

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Boost Your Career with Social Media: Tips for the Uninitiated

Boost Your Career with Social Media: Tips for the Uninitiated | Job Search with Social Media | Scoop.it
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How a 140-Character Twitter Resume Could Land Your Next Job

How a 140-Character Twitter Resume Could Land Your Next Job | Job Search with Social Media | Scoop.it
In essence, a Twesume is a short bio or resume condensed into 140 characters or less, which can be tweeted, messaged or emailed to potential employers.
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How to Add a Video to Your LinkedIn Profile

How to Add a Video to Your LinkedIn Profile | Job Search with Social Media | Scoop.it
This article shares step-by-step how to add a video to your LinkedIn profile. You can use SlideShare or Google presentation to add a video.
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