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How to Effectively Use Twitter as a Job Search Resource

How to Effectively Use Twitter as a Job Search Resource | Social media in your job hunt | Scoop.it

In the age of social media, we have countless outlets for job searching. Platforms such as LinkedIn are the first to come to mind, but can candidates use Twitter to find jobs as well? This past Thursday the HR teams at Twitter and NPR collaborated in the first live #NPRTwitterChataimed at helping job seekers use social media as a job search tool.

 

The chat was centered on six questions that received over 800 tweets from industry professionals all over the U.S., and even some from New Zealand and the UK. Below is a recap of the topics covered in the chat as well as tips you can use in your own job search.

 

To see a cool Storify roundup of the live chat, check out Amplify Talent, the blog run by NPR's Senior Director of Talent Acquisition and Innovation, Lars Schmidt....


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6 free tools for creating a dynamic CV

6 free tools for creating a dynamic CV | Social media in your job hunt | Scoop.it
These days, even your Granny is on LinkedIn. Here's a guide to some brand-new tools for creating an electronic masterpiece of a CV. Even better, they're all free.
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Facebook Graph Search for recruiters and job seekers

Facebook Graph Search for recruiters and job seekers | Social media in your job hunt | Scoop.it

"As job search capabilities and social media converge, (things are) about to change big time..."

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How Can Social Media Help You Do What You Love? [VIDEO ...

How Can Social Media Help You Do What You Love? [VIDEO ... | Social media in your job hunt | Scoop.it
Meet Kamil Tamiola, a one-time researcher in biophysics, turned National Geographic photographer. Did Facebook help him get his dream job?
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93% of Recruiters Use LinkedIn - MediaPost Communications

93% of Recruiters Use LinkedIn MediaPost Communications Here's one for the “well, OBViously” file: 93% of recruiters said they have used professional social network LinkedIn to successfully fill positions in 2012, according to a study conducted by...
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Info on the 2012 study by Bullhorn.

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How to Effectively Use Twitter as a Job Search Resource

How to Effectively Use Twitter as a Job Search Resource | Social media in your job hunt | Scoop.it

In the age of social media, we have countless outlets for job searching. Platforms such as LinkedIn are the first to come to mind, but can candidates use Twitter to find jobs as well? This past Thursday the HR teams at Twitter and NPR collaborated in the first live #NPRTwitterChataimed at helping job seekers use social media as a job search tool.

 

The chat was centered on six questions that received over 800 tweets from industry professionals all over the U.S., and even some from New Zealand and the UK. Below is a recap of the topics covered in the chat as well as tips you can use in your own job search.

 

To see a cool Storify roundup of the live chat, check out Amplify Talent, the blog run by NPR's Senior Director of Talent Acquisition and Innovation, Lars Schmidt....


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You can also follow the @jobisjob account for updates on the employment market ;)

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LinkedIn Tip: New Tool Taps into Your Alumni Network

What's the most valuable outcome of your college years? According to LinkedIn, it's your alumni network. Here's how you can use the newest feature to build your network and connect with college contacts.

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Anita's curator insight, February 25, 2013 6:02 PM

Really cool tool in LinkedIn.

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Five ways to be a smart social media user in your job hunt

Five ways to be a smart social media user in your job hunt | Social media in your job hunt | Scoop.it

"Having an professional, vibrant online presence is crucial when looking for a new position"


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4 Secrets For Using LinkedIn to Land a Job

4 Secrets For Using LinkedIn to Land a Job | Social media in your job hunt | Scoop.it
It's the largest and most popular social networking platform on the web for professionals, but can LinkedIn really land you a job?
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Don't forget that on www.jobisjob.co.uk you can use LinkedIn and Facebook in combination with our standard job search.

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10 LinkedIn Tips to Boost Your Networking Success

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10 LinkedIn Tips to Boost Your Networking Success
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If you're reviving an old job search or looking to expand your LinkedIn savvy, take a look at these features and tips to get back on the right path.
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Don't get too personal on LinkedIn

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LinkedIn is known for being the professional social network where members expect you to keep buttoned-down behavior and network online like you would at a business event.
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Helpful advice for making connections on LinkedIn.

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37 Ways To Thrive On Linkedin

37 Ways To Thrive On Linkedin | Social media in your job hunt | Scoop.it

... Today, most people have a LinkedIn presence, but very few people actually take the time to build an active presence.

 

The reality is that when used correctly, especially in the B-to-B space, LinkedIn can generate tremendous results.  Staying active on LinkedIn is easier than you think – for only 15 minutes a few times a week you can participate on LinkedIn and get results....


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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, February 24, 2013 5:30 PM

Nice 'n practical LinkedIn tips...