Tag-Archive for ◊ social networking ◊

• Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

Any job seeker could tell you the job market right now is tough. This makes it even more important to go into your interview — whether it’s in person or even through online video — prepared for anything. “Be Prepared” might be the motto of the Boy Scouts, but it should also become your job […]

• Thursday, November 17th, 2011

Facebook is emerging as the leading social network when it comes to job hunting. By a margin approaching 2-to-1, job seekers credit Facebook with helping them get their current job. LinkedIn ran a distant second, with 46 percent of job seekers attributing their job to that business-oriented network. Twitter, the short messaging network, got a […]

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• Sunday, October 24th, 2010

If you are not googling yourself, chances are someone out there is! As a medical device recruiter, I always encourage my candidates to manage their online reputation because recruiters and hiring managers often use google to look for potential candidates. Have you done your homework? Are you aware of what they will see when they […]

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• Friday, January 22nd, 2010

If you are a heavy LinkedIN user, you must have seen the term LION. LION stands for LinkedIn Open Networker. Some people add the letters LION to their names to invite other LinkedIn users to join their networks. LinkedIN only allows you to add someone you know or have a work relationship with. When you […]

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• Wednesday, November 11th, 2009

By now, I think everyone has heard of Twitter. If not, Twitter is, so far, a free microblogging website that allows people to post short updates (140 characters long) and follow others’ news. Twitter allows you to follow almost anyone on the website, so why not take advantage of this feature when job hunting ? […]

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• Tuesday, November 03rd, 2009

With the current economic crisis, many companies are going through major lay-offs, it’s a scary time for everyone who doesn’t have the job security others may have. Sometimes, no matter how hard you try to work hard and go the extra mile, you still find yourself on that list. So, what do you do then? […]