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
Is LinkedIn Becoming a Job Board?
Is LinkedIn a social networking site, a job board, or a little of both? Most people consider LinkedIn to be a social networking site, or more specifically a professional network service. LinkedIn describes itself as an “interconnected network of experienced professionals.” However, when I take a step back and take an objective view of LinkedIn, I see a great deal of “job … Read More