Job Hunting

    • LinkedIn Open Candidates Allows Users to ‘Privately’ Seek New Jobs

      LinkedIn Thursday introduced a solution to the ages-old problem of looking for a new job without current employers or co-workers knowing about it. The professional network announced the launch of its Open Candidates feature, which is initially available for desktop and mobile web users in the U.S., U.K., Canada and Australia, with plans to roll it out globally “soon.

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  • LinkedIn Beefs Up Personalized Insights

    … the right job and leveraging your competitive edge to land it once you do. Do you have connections at the company? Does the company typically hire from your alma mater or current company? This is the type of insider intelligence that can make all the difference as you’re navigating your job search. With that in mind, we are saying goodbye to the static…

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  • From 0 to 233,000 Members: 7 steps to running an effective LinkedIn group

    … LinkedIn groups are one the many helpful aspects of the professional community available on the platform. It can help you to build connections, get questions answered, share your expertise and demonstrate thought leadership. With this in mind, I started the B2B Lead Roundtable Group to be a community for people to learn and discuss the many…

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  • 4 Ways to Use Social Media in Your Job Search

    … For millions of job-seekers, social media is now a central part of the search. According to a recent Glassdoor survey, 79% of are likely to use social media to find jobs. Among younger workers the number is even higher: 86% of people in the first 10 years of their career said they are likely to use social media in their job search…

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  • Your Resume Cover Letter: It’s Not About YOU

    … Tip: Forget About YOU, Focus on THEM From Penelope Trunk (read her article on cover letters, it’s good): “Someone has actually said that they are qualified for the job because it’s a good commute for them.” Yep. Sadly, people do that sort of thing all the time, and not just in job hunting, either. They focus on their needs, rather than what…

    Angela Booth/ Angela Booth's Creativity Factory- 7 readers -