Like many people in HR/recruiting, I recently read about Facebook making the jump into offering searchable jobs. What took them so long anyway? Apparently, Facebook is planning to launch its own job board later this summer, and the board will aggregate the job postings of third-party providers, making them available for search by Facebook users. This comes after Facebook announced … Read More
Will 2011 be a Big Year for Recruiters and Social Media?
I read a brief sidebar article in the November 1, 2010 Fortune magazine that detailed the hottest jobs of 2010 and I was pleased with what I saw, and I thought you would be too. Apparently, Fortune worked with “LinkedIn’s top data crunchers” to pull some exclusive information about the job titles that saw the biggest percentage increase in 2010 … Read More
Free LinkedIn Profile Optimization and Job Seeker Advice
I watched a YouTube video the other day in which someone was charging job seekers for LinkedIn profile optimization. It bothered me. While I appreciate capitalism and don’t fault people for recognizing and seizing an opportunity, I think that in today’s economy, job seekers deserve all of the help they can get, and the currently unemployed certainly don’t need another … Read More
How to Use LinkedIn in Your Job Search
Eariler this month Harry Urschel brought a post of his to my attention where he showed job seekers that you don’t have to have a huge LinkedIn network to use LinkedIn effectively to find a job. I wholeheartedly concur. Not only do you not have to have a large network of connections on LinkedIn, there are MANY ways to leverage … Read More