Tuesday, February 11, 2014

In a Nutshell: Job Hunting 101

Today, some basic, far-reaching ideas about how to look for jobs.

http://www.keppiecareers.com/tips-from-a-hiring-manager/ - Nine common sense observations from a hiring manager about what you can do to make your job-hunt smooth, relatively pain-free, and productive.

http://theundercoverrecruiter.com/double-linkedin-connections/ - A chock-full infographic on ways to leverage your LinkedIn profile to network. Don't let the title fool you--"How to Double Your LinkedIn Connections." LinkedIn's utility is not in collecting numbers (like Twitter "followers" or Facebook "friends"). Rather, it's about communicating and networking.

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/employers-tell-what-they-really-notice-when-hiring/ - Six case studies of actual hires at nationally recognized companies; how the candidate came to an employer's attention, and what specifically impressed the employer enough to hire the person.

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