All Blog Posts Tagged 'Networking' (86)

Six Critical Techniques for Using Social Media in Your Next Career Move

Posted by Donald Sonn   http://profrecruitersblog.com/

If you are looking for a new opportunity, or even If you just want to…

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Added by Donald Sonn on November 12, 2014 at 1:16pm — No Comments

8 Tips to Help You Become a Networking Genius!

Effective business networking is the bringing together of like-minded individuals who, through relationship building, become walking, talking advertisements for one another.

Keep in mind that networking is about…

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Added by Ryan Leary on October 16, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

Are Recruiters Missing the Train of Change?

You don’t have to be in the Talent Acquisition space to know the canvas of recruitment is evolving faster than most other professions.   The tools and resources available to network, identify talent, grow networks and manage referrals are tremendously effective and readily available.  If you have had your business savvy hat on while enjoying a latte watching the stock market ticker, you will see that LinkedIn has been leading the way among the social media stocks. Their future looks bright…

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Added by Mark A. Leon on September 23, 2013 at 9:00am — 4 Comments

Social Collaboration and Learning

Social networking and the ease of communication that technology has brought have forever changed the way we interact. These tools have also changed the way we learn. Social collaboration integrated with learning management is a new trend in interactive learning management systems.

Leaders in the …

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on September 13, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

Professional Networking is Getting Better: LinkedIn Mac Integration

Good news for all you Apple-loving, HR folks! Last month at the Apple Worldwide Developer’s Conference in San Fransisco, keynote speaker, Craig Federighi announced that LinkedIn will be integrated into the newest version of OS X, called OS X Mavericks. It was pretty great when they integrated Twitter, but now they’re …

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Added by Angela Yu on August 2, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

6 lessons from the Vine video resume

At Wowzer, since we love video, we love Vine. Vine does for video what Twitter did for blogging: helps people share glimpses of their lives in a minimalist format so that it's fast to create and fast to watch. But is Vine good for presenting yourself to prospective employers?

Vine videos are limited to 6 seconds; they're short, interesting and usually pretty fun to watch, in part because lots of clever users have…

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Added by Angela Yu on April 23, 2013 at 4:26pm — No Comments

7 ways to make networking a pleasant experience

They say timing is everything. Nothing illustrated this more than when I entered a hall full of networkers today, and a woman I had never met approached me before I even put my dollar in the contribution jar. It was as if she came out of nowhere like a dive-bombing sparrow from the sky.

Honestly, I…

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Added by Bob McIntosh on March 17, 2013 at 3:48pm — No Comments

Why Quality Wins Over Quantity When It Comes To Job Searching

Let’s face it, when you’re looking for a job, you want it as fast and as easy as you can get it. It can be overwhelming and time-consuming searching for a job. It’s true that you likely won’t land an interview, or job for that matter, without actually applying for job openings (unless they come through…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on January 1, 2013 at 4:46pm — No Comments

Now we’re addicted to social, what’s love got to do with it?

Earlier this week I read an article in my favourite online magazine which shocked me… A quick caveat though would be to say I fully endorse social media in all its greatness, it’s my day job (so best I do) but I realised maybe I/we need to remember the appropriateness of our actions.

Here are some of the extracts that shocked me, more because I can relate to them so closely:

“A survey conducted by Curry's and PC World found that 53 per cent of respondents admitting to…

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Added by Lipton Fleming on November 7, 2012 at 7:16am — No Comments

How Smartphones Enhance Job Searches

Smartphones have become an increasingly popular tool to facilitate searches for employment and related tasks. Job seekers without smartphones place themselves at a severe disadvantage. Here are seven ways how smartphones provide an “edge” to professionals seeking new job opportunities:…
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Added by Lauren McGrath on October 25, 2012 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

Dear CEO: Hire Me

Two years ago I attended the Annual Carolinas Payroll Conference in Myrtle Beach, SC. As a vendor my role was to raise awareness for my organization and discussion potential career opportunities we had for a client implementation. The next morning at 9:45 AM, I was approached by the conference coordinator and asked if I could step in and do a 45 minute presentation given that one of the…

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Added by Mark A. Leon on September 10, 2012 at 11:55am — 5 Comments

The 4 Do’s and Don’ts of Networking

Are you networking?    Some people are, but EVERYONE should be.    While networking this past month or so, I have run across some Do’s and Don’ts that I think everyone should follow.   

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  1. Keep in touch with industry leaders  (Nationally and Locally)
  2. Have coffee or lunch with industry…
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Added by Bruce Rowles on August 24, 2012 at 8:25am — 1 Comment

The Power of Networking

Why don’t more people NetworkIt boggles my mind, especially in this type of economy – it is not who applies to the job first, BUT who…

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Added by Bruce Rowles on May 8, 2012 at 11:23am — No Comments

Shut Up…talking too much can hurt you in the job search and at work

If that got your attention, good. I don’t know any other way to say it; I hate it when people talk too much. This is a personal issue of mine, a lack of tolerance, perhaps; but mind-numbing talking can affect one’s job search and performance/acceptance at work. 

Networking events: When you’re at…

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Added by Bob McIntosh on April 4, 2012 at 12:20pm — 4 Comments

80% of Today’s Jobs are Landed through Networking - Another Empty Statistic

On March 24th Bob McIntosh posted a blog titled “80% of today’s jobs are landed through networking.”  The article was well articulated and discussion ensued that pulled at the very fabric of what networking is, how to use it, how important it is, and how is it defined.  Some astute readers identified a lack of support for the statistics as a perpetuating concern (strong ideas Karen and Sandra); others identified the notion of causality (excellent point Kyle).  The question really…

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Added by Darryl Moore on April 3, 2012 at 11:23am — 2 Comments

80% of today’s jobs are landed through networking

According to a report from ABC News, 80% of today’s jobs are landed through networking. This percentage of networkers represents smart jobseekers who understand that looking for and finding work takes...work.

They understand that personal networking coupled with online networking will yield better…

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Added by Bob McIntosh on March 26, 2012 at 8:30pm — 26 Comments

Tech news you may have missed: CES, Instagram, Tom Hanks, the Olympics and Coffee Makers to take your breath away!

What a way to start off the New Year!

The 2012 International Consumer Electronic Show officially starts today, although AT&T and Microsoft grabbed the spotlight early by unveiling the upcoming the first 4G Windows Phonesduring the press conferences…

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Added by SkillStorm on January 10, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

Networking 101

Sitting at your computer searching those job boards is one thing, but what are you doing about your face-to-face job search?



Networking is a huge part of keeping yourself out there.  Whether you’re looking for a job or not, it’s very important to stay in touch with other professionals…especially the ones in your field!



Suggestions:



-          Join groups on Linkedin and request to receive weekly emails about events and gatherings in your area…



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Added by Glenna Halligan on November 18, 2011 at 1:37pm — No Comments

Social Networking and Jobs Board - 3 years later....



I just realized my last blog post was about 3 years ago. Titled Social Networking and Jobs Board. IF you think about it – 3 years ago, there was very, very little or none SN elements on any job board. All this Branch Out, Be Found and clones like Talent me have happened in the last 12 months actually. I wrote about in in 2008!

 

The fact that I am still working on the same…

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Added by Ivan Stojanovic on September 17, 2011 at 1:44pm — 5 Comments

Social Networking Becoming More Important in Recruiting Workers

Social media sites like LinkedIn and Facebook are increasin…
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Added by Emergent on July 12, 2011 at 7:18pm — No Comments

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