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Jobvite 2012 Social Job Seeker Survey – Is it accurate? I don’t think so.

Jobvite, an applicant tracking software firm that helps employers post jobs and track candidates during the hiring process, recently released it’s annual “Social Job Seeker Survey”. While I normally enjoy reading through this and other Recruiting and Job Search Surveys, especially the annual “Source of Hire Report” from Gerry and Mark at CareerXRoads, I don’t...

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Is Is Facebook affecting your job search? You’d better believe it!

I recently polled my Free Job Tips Newsletter members to understand how job seekers were using social and professional networking tools like LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter. I also wanted to understand what job seekers were doing with social networking sites; including, what was working during their job search, and what wasn’t. The results of the poll, suggest that job seekers don’t...

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Social Media Recruiting- Is your company saying “We don’t care!”

You NEED a Social Strategy! Even a basic one! Your top recruits are already using sites like LinkedIn, FaceBook, and Twitter. They’re out there looking for you! What are they finding? We are here! We are a great company to work for! Come, see for yourself! or We don’t get it!” We don’t care!” Even if you have a company presence on LinkedIn, Twitter, or FaceBook,...

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Top 10 Benefits of Using Twitter for a Job Search

Twitter is growing exponentially. Employer’s are using Twitter and other social sites to research job applicants. But still, few job seekers have no idea how to use Twitter for a job search. One of the primary drivers of twitter growth has been the ability to share and find information.¬† Savvy Job seekers can use Twitter and this real-time information feature to not only research...

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