Social networking sites have dramatically changed the job search ‘game.’ LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Blogs, and Online Career Sites can help you– from the your home–discover new opportunities and tap into the hidden job market.
You set up your LinkedIn and now you are waiting for someone to contact you, tell you how wonderful they think you are, and that you’re perfect for a job lead they have! (Yeah. Right.) If only it were that simple. LinkedIn is one social media tool to network online and create more opportunities. There is much more to successfully gaining a job lead online than “setting up tent” but, for now, let’s explore how you can improve your LinkedIn today!
Get over your networking fear and tap into the hidden job market. Strategies to help you meet new people and land a new job.
The value of your tweets. Now that you have set up your Twitter account, what do you tweet in order to get closer to an actual job lead? There are many steps you can take to job search via Twitter but in this blog post, I will focus on your tweets because a great tweet can propel you closer to a job–a bad tweet can help you lose the job you currently have…AND QUICKLY!
The resume still has its place in this web 2.0 craze. In fact, it is an even more vital tool. Wether your job search campaing includes social networking sites, blogs, wikis, an online portfolio, your web personna is dependendant on what you write down on that resume.