Using Social Networks For Job Search

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How to use Linkedin and Twitter in the Job Search


<p>Use Social Networks In The Job Search</p> <p>How to Use Social Networks In The Job SearchBy Julie Albaugh</p> <p>Social Networks &amp; The Job Search </p> <p> What do Microsoft, Ebay, Netflix, and Target have in common? </p> <p> All these companies have used LinkedIn to recruit candidates for employment. </p> <p>What is Linkedin? </p> <p>Is a social networking site specifically for professionals and businesses. Create a profile describing your expertise and work experience.Add friends or connections Give public recommendations for your colleagues. </p> <p>Linkedin Info</p> <p>41 million members in over 200 countries Members comprise 130 different industries, and include 130,000 recruiters. Executives from all Fortune 500 companies are LinkedIn members. </p> <p>LinkedIn Profile </p> <p>LinkedIn Profile Resume of the FutureVery popular with recruiters looking for good candidates. Build Profile with any Web-enabled phone Compose resumes, view job listings and contact prospective employers on the go ( Secure way to compile a resume online </p> <p>LinkedIn What To Do?</p> <p>Update Your Profile A complete, updated profile helps recruiters find you with opportunities. Get Recommendations Your profile represents you so make sure you put your best foot forward. Add Connections &amp; Groups Chances of getting a job are much better when you know someone at the company. </p> <p>LinkedIn What Makes My Profile Complete?</p> <p>A current position. Two past positions. Education. Profile summary. A profile photo. Specialties. At least three recommendations. </p> <p>LinkedIn Find Connections &amp; Groups</p> <p>LinkedIn Find Jobs in Groups &amp; Use Answers</p> <p>LinkedIn Links</p> <p>Job Insider is a tool to download that will inform you how you are connected at jobs listed on Monster, CareerBuilder, HotJobs, Craigslist, SimplyHired, Dice, and Vault.;</p> <p>What is TwitterService for friends, family, and coworkers to communicate Bloggers can use it as a mini-blogging tool. Can Be Restricted to a circle of friends or available to the public</p> <p>Find a Connection on TwitterCan not find a connection on Linkedin? Find Connections on Twitter</p> <p>Use you Linkedin Profile as your Website Address on Twitter </p> <p>Companies Using TwitterZapposRainier PR ATT Search for other companies </p> <p>Twitter Links </p> <p> your-job- search</p> <p>Questions ?</p> <p>Presented ByJulie Albaugh</p> <p></p> <p>Resources:www.cnnmoney.com</p>