Job Hunting

  • LinkedIn Adds Personalized Conversation Starters to Messaging

    … Pickup lines, LinkedIn-style: The professional network announced the launch Tuesday of personalized conversation starters within its messaging feature. LinkedIn suggested that users can initiative conversations with contacts they have not communicated with for long time periods by mentioning topics including those contacts’ recent…

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

    … to roll it out globally “soon.” LinkedIn careers product leader Dan Shapero wrote in a blog post that Open Candidates can be used to “privately” alert recruiters of interest in new job opportunities, with users able to specify types of companies and roles they would prefer. He added that the feature can be accessed through the preferences tab…

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  • LinkedIn Beefs Up Personalized Insights

    … LinkedIn announced the addition of new personalized insights that will aid in the job-seeking process. Product manager Thogori Karago announced in a blog post that the professional network added a feature whereby it recommends jobs on users’ LinkedIn Jobs homepages for which its algorithm determines that users would be in the top 50 percent…

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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…

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