Category Archives: Social Media/Social Networking

Fortune 500 Recruiters All Rank Networking in Their Top Job Search Strategies…Are You Doing Enough?

Networking has always been an important tool in career development – they say it’s all about “who you know,” right? It seems to ring truer than ever in our social media-crazed society, as evidenced in a recent survey of 10 … Continue reading

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Want To Move? Build Your Association Network In A New Location

As a follow-up to my last post becoming a member of associations can help you make a geographic move. If you’re targeting employers in an area in which you have no network, cultivating a base of local contacts can make … Continue reading

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A Line On LinkedIn Goes A LOOOOOONG Way!

An introduction line that is. Do you ever get invitations from people with whom you have no apparent connection? Of course, meeting new people is one of the best parts of any social networking site. However, too many LinkedIn requests … Continue reading

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Twitter – a Must for Association Professionals!

If you’re in the association industry and you’re not on Twitter, you’re missing out on a huge opportunity. Association professionals seem to be among the most active posters in the Twitterverse, and much of the content I’ve seen is highly … Continue reading

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Quality vs. Quantity – Are You Spending Too MUCH Time On Your Job Search?

Most of us have heard that you should spend 40 hours searching for a job if you’re unemployed and 10-15 if you’re currently working. It’s a good idea to spend as much time on your search as possible, but what’s … Continue reading

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Maximizing LinkedIn by Using Groups

In my opinion, the groups feature is the best part of LinkedIn. While having a strong profile and connecting with past colleagues and classmates is important, interacting in groups is where you’ll really take targeted networking to the next level. … Continue reading

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