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Posted December 12, 2014 by

Tips to use LinkedIn Smarty for Job Hunting

Linkedin.com homepage on the screen. LinkedIn is a business-oriented social networking service

Linkedin.com homepage on the screen. LinkedIn is a business-oriented social networking service. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Social media is one of the best ways of finding a job and LinkedIn certainly has its advantages. Young students who are taking their first steps in the professional sphere can benefit from the contacts they can make on LinkedIn besides finding a direction for their career and finding job opportunities. There are a few ways you can use LinkedIn to your advantage. (more…)

Posted October 02, 2014 by

How to Find a Job Using Instagram

Picture of camera with Instagram and message

Picture of camera with Instagram and message. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Instagram is a fast, beautiful and fun way to share your life with friends and family. It is one of the most popular mobile photo sharing apps available, for free, from the iTunes App Store for Apple devices like iPhone, iPad and iPod. It is available on Google Play Store as well for Android devices.

It’s also a popular social network having similar functions like Facebook and Twitter, where you create an account, make friends, share customized photos with them and post and like comments.

Instagram can be used just like LinkedIn and Facebook, i.e. looking for job openings and applying for them. In short, with some clever tactics you can use Instagram for your job search easily. So, here are some important tips to help you get started. (more…)

Posted August 06, 2014 by

5 Reasons Your LinkedIn Profile is Not Catching the Eye of Recruiters

If you’re wondering why recruiters are not paying attention to your LinkedIn profile, it could be that you’re making these five mistakes found in an infographic in the following post.

You’ve jumped all over LinkedIn… and yet the results rank right in between slim and none. Recruiters simply aren’t finding you. Why? When trying to be found, what mistakes should you avoid? Which sections of your profile actually show up in search results, and should be optimized at every opportunity? This terrific infographic

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Posted June 27, 2014 by

Recent College Graduates, Need Some Help Finding Jobs on LinkedIn? 5 Tips to Create an Attention Grabbing Profile

Recent college graduates searching for jobs can create a LinkedIn profile to get the attention of employers by using five tips in the following post.

If you have neglected your LinkedIn profile, or wondering why it isn’t having an impact on your lead generation, then this article will give you five simple tweaks to help your LinkedIn profile start to win you work.  I regularly do research for my clients and prospects on the state of their social media efforts. Of

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Posted June 27, 2014 by

College Students, Is LinkedIn Not Working in Your Search for Jobs? 2 Mistakes You’re Making

For college students searching for jobs on LinkedIn without much success, the following post identifies two mistakes that are holding them back.

In the LinkedIn Group I run, I asked members to share any LinkedIn success stories they had, and many job seekers made comments that were fairly negative. I was surprised and not surprised at the same time, particularly when I looked at the Profiles of the members who were very negative

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Posted May 15, 2014 by

What Does Today’s Resume Look Like When Applying for Jobs for Recent College Graduates?

When writing today’s resumes for jobs for recent college graduates, applicants should know what recruiters and employers are looking for in candidates.  The following post includes an infographic that highlights these things.

How do you differentiate your resume from all the others? What will make the recruiter sit back and their chair a little bit and say, “Hey, wait a minute… we may have a live one here!”? To understand how to take your resume from the trash to top of mind, we present this infographic from our friends

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Posted April 28, 2014 by

Need to Quickly Boost Your Confidence Before Interviewing for an Entry Level Job? Here is How to Do It

Having confidence going into your entry level job interview is a plus.  If you need to gain some quickly, the following post explains how to do so.

Many people dread social situations… parties, and family gatherings, particularly those with people they don’t know or whom they haven’t seen for a while. It’s perhaps even worse to face these situations during a job search. Elevator pitches, job interviews, networking events can be very stressful; especially so when you don’t feel sure of yourself. In the

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Posted April 16, 2014 by

Want a Chance to Find an Entry Level Job Faster? Use LinkedIn and Follow These 7 Tips

If you want to increase your chances of finding an entry level job sooner rather than later, you may want to consider using LinkedIn for your job search and seven tips included in an infographic found in the following post.

We’ve all heard the stories. Perhaps we even know one of the those recent graduates and young careerists who seem to have almost no trouble finding a new job. What do they have that we don’t have? Did they go to a better school? Have parents with better connections? Born luckier than us? No, they made their

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Posted March 26, 2014 by

How to be Professional When Searching for Freelance Entry Level Jobs

If you’re searching for entry level jobs as a freelancer, be sure to show potential employers that you are professional.  The following post has some helpful tips to do so.

As a freelancer, you’re responsible for selling yourself to potential clients. That means applying for projects, pitching clients and always presenting yourself as a trustworthy, reliable professional. As part of a recruiting team, I see my fair share of applications for freelance positions. I review resumes, portfolios and test samples

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Posted February 21, 2014 by

Are You Twitter Searching Jobs for Recent College Graduates? Improve Use of SEO

If you’re currently searching jobs for recent college graduates on Twitter, improving your use of SEO could boost your chances of finding employment.  Learn how in the following post.

Recruiters and potential employers search Google for job candidates… and Google loves Twitter. So, by leveraging search engine optimization (SEO) techniques in Twitter, you can make it easier for recruiters to find you! When someone searches on the job title you want, your profession or industry (and also your name) you want to

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