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3 Places To Find Job Postings On LinkedIn

3 Places To Find Job Postings On LinkedIn

There are many smart ways you can use LinkedIn for exposure

There are numerous ways to use LinkedIn to be seen and gain business intelligence. Here are a few key ways you can also use it to find specific jobs. Read More »

Cleveland's Job Bank Queen Kelly Blazek: Can This Career Be Saved?

Cleveland's Job Bank Queen Kelly Blazek: Can This Career Be Saved?

What advice would YOU give to the house mother?

Unless you've been basking under a beach umbrella at St. Bart's, you've probably heard about the Cleveland Jobs Bank founder whose nasty emails to job searchers went public. Read More »

4 Ways To Get More From LinkedIn

4 Ways To Get More From LinkedIn

Create a bigger digital footprint

You know you should be using LinkedIn to create your digital footprint – what people know about you online. You signed up and created a profile, but opportunities are not flooding in. Are you making mistakes on LinkedIn or missing something important? Here are four things you can do to use LinkedIn more... Read More »

How Twitter Can Help You Land Your Next Job

How Twitter Can Help You Land Your Next Job

Twitter can be as helpful as LinkedIn.

Can you find a job on Twitter? Yes, you can. Follow these steps to help you take advantage of this social media tool. Read More »

Vets Form A Social-Networking Site for Ex-Military

Vets Form A Social-Networking Site for Ex-Military

By Gabrielle Karol After serving in the Army in the same region of Iraq in 2008, Yinon Weiss and Aaron Kletzing reconnected a few years later at Harvard Business School, where Weiss was the co-president of the Veteran's Club. "At business school, we were using LinkedIn -- it was a hyper-networking environment.... Read More »

Top 5 Most Common Networking Mistakes

Top 5 Most Common Networking Mistakes

By Heather Huhman Throughout your career, everyone tells you how important networking can be. It's on virtually every list of advice written by professionals in every industry. Yes, networking is important, but many of you are probably doing it wrong. Here are five bad habits to avoid when networking: Read More »

The Hidden Job Market: It's Real, It's Big, And You Can Tap It

The Hidden Job Market: It's Real, It's Big, And You Can Tap It

By Heather Huhman Job seekers are struggling to find positions because so many job openings are never even advertised online. The "hidden job market" is very real, and it's causing frustration among job seekers. You can find these jobs by determining what a company needs. Here are five ways to uncover those... Read More »

Layoff Rumors? How To Prepare For The Worst

Layoff Rumors? How To Prepare For The Worst

By Chelsea Emery Never mind coal. There may be pink slips in some holiday stockings this year. The end of the year can be a dangerous season for employees. As companies make last-minute attempts to adjust payrolls or to meet earnings goals, layoffs tend to pick up. Read More »

The New Approach To Job Searching

The New Approach To Job Searching

By Alison Green If you haven't searched for a job recently, you might be in for a rude shock the next time you do. The job search has changed dramatically, as the Internet and the economy have both altered how employers operate and what job seekers can expect. Here are seven ways the job search is different... Read More »

Death To The Resume: Seelio Combines Online Portfolio And Job Search For Recent Grads

Death To The Resume: Seelio Combines Online Portfolio And Job Search For Recent Grads

By Sarah Perez, TechCrunch Looking to rethink the resume, a startup called Seelio is opening its doors today to anyone with a .edu email address. The company, which spun out of an existing service called TruApp, wants to offer college students a better way to showcase their work via online portfolios which... Read More »

9 Ways To Tap Into The Hidden Job Market

9 Ways To Tap Into The Hidden Job Market

By Miriam Salpeter With summer upon us, some of you job-seekers may think about taking a break from your search. Instead, you might want to ramp up your efforts and consider the new season as an opportunity to relaunch any unfinished career plans. One inevitable aspect of the search? Interacting and engaging... Read More »

Reddit IAmA: Where Ordinary Workers Get Grilled And Enjoy Internet Fame

Reddit IAmA: Where Ordinary Workers Get Grilled And Enjoy Internet Fame

It's one of the most common questions people ask: "What do you do?" It's American's fascination with work that's at the heart of an increasingly popular feature on social-news website Reddit. Called "IAmA, AMA" -- as in "I am a (fill in your occupation), ask me anything" -- it allows Reddit users, known as... Read More »

Bill to Ban Employers' Facebook Snooping Introduced In Congress

Bill to Ban Employers' Facebook Snooping Introduced In Congress

Should some members of Congress get their way, employers will soon be banned from snooping in your Facebook page. Two lawmakers introduced a bill that would make it illegal for employers to require applicants and employees to divulge personal online information for social-networking sites, including... Read More »

4 Ways To Stand Out In Your Social Media Job Search

4 Ways To Stand Out In Your Social Media Job Search

If you're looking for a barometer of how fast job seekers are taking to social networks, it's worth noting this: Three years ago, when Brad and Debra Schepp compiled the first edition of their book on the ways in which people were using social media networks to conduct a successful job search, they had... Read More »

How Social Media Can Kill Your Chances of Landing That Job [Infographic]

How Social Media Can Kill Your Chances of Landing That Job [Infographic]

With so many people jumping on the social-media bandwagon, employers increasingly are using such tools to weed out job applicants. Read More »

Your Facebook Profile Really Can Predict Your Job Performance

Your Facebook Profile Really Can Predict Your Job Performance

What your mom said is true. If a prospective employer sees that you let it all hang out on Facebook, you're less likely to be offered a job, according to a new study published online in the Journal of Applied Social Psychology. But how well you police your Facebook profile doesn't actually predict your job... Read More »

Could Your Company Say 'Goodbye' To Email And 'Hello' To Social Networks?

Could Your Company Say 'Goodbye' To Email And 'Hello' To Social Networks?

By Mary Lorenz If you had to guess, what percentage of emails do you get on a daily basis that you really need? And not just, "You have to see this YouTube video of a kitten playing with a crocodile" need but really need? Read More »

Network Maintenance: Keep Your Old Connections

Network Maintenance: Keep Your Old Connections

Much has been written about how to expand your professional network – attend events, make connections, build relationships, et cetera, ad nauseam. Building your network, of course, is a worthwhile pursuit, but while you're busy looking for new connections don't overlook the older ones - namely your... Read More »

Landing A Job Through LinkedIn: 4 Success Stories

Landing A Job Through LinkedIn: 4 Success Stories

Earlier this year, LinkedIn surpassed the 100 million member mark. Are you curious how the site works or why you should use it? Read on to find out how four job-seekers found new opportunities through the popular professional networking site. Read More »

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