Using Social Networks For Job Search

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Use Social Networks In The Job Search

How to Use Social Networks In The Job SearchBy Julie Albaugh

Social Networks & The Job Search

What do Microsoft, Ebay, Netflix, and Target have in common?

All these companies have used LinkedIn to recruit candidates for employment.

What is Linkedin?

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.

Linkedin Info

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.

LinkedIn Profile

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 (m.linkedin.com) Secure way to compile a resume online

LinkedIn What To Do?

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 & Groups Chances of getting a job are much better when you know someone at the company.

LinkedIn What Makes My Profile Complete?

A current position. Two past positions. Education. Profile summary. A profile photo. Specialties. At least three recommendations.

LinkedIn Find Connections & Groups

LinkedIn Find Jobs in Groups & Use Answers

LinkedIn Links

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. http://www.linkedin.com/static?key=jobsinsider_download&trk=jh_jobinsiderSimplyHired.com http://learn.linkedin.com/

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

Find a Connection on TwitterCan not find a connection on Linkedin? Find Connections on Twitter

Use you Linkedin Profile as your Website Address on Twitter www.linkedin.com/juliealbaugh

Companies Using TwitterZapposRainier PR ATT Search for other companies

Twitter Links

www.twitterjobsearch.comwww.twitter.com/JobShoutswww.twitter.com/jobangelswww.twitip.com/leverage-twitter-for- your-job- search

Questions ?

Presented ByJulie Albaugh

www.facebook.com/julieannalbaughwww.linkedin.com/juliealbaughwww.twitter.com/juliealbaughwww.twitter.com/springfieldohio

Resources:www.cnnmoney.comhttp://jobsearch.about.comwww.linkedin.com