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How Social Networking Can Help Land a Job

Social networking can be an integral part of your job search, but only when used effectively. If you use it ineffectively, simple photos and comments can negatively affect your career. Here are some social networking do’s and don’ts to follow before starting your job search.

5 Tips for Getting LinkedIn Recommendations

LinkedIn recommendations will never replace a traditional reference check, but they certainly can’t hurt. They can speak to your credibility, while giving your LinkedIn profile a boost. While recommendations are important, it’s important not to overdo it. Quantity matters less than quality in many cases.

Why Personal Branding is Critical in the Digital Age

Research shows that it takes a fraction of a second for someone to form a first impression of you, and often that impression is accurate. When you settle on that bit of knowledge, it’s unnerving. What if the impression you’re leaving behind isn’t the one you intended?

Is Your Digital Identity Setting You Up For Trouble?

Anyone pursuing new professional opportunities these days understands that leveraging social media, and the identities established in the various communities, is critical for success. But does social media really work? Check out these statistics from an annual Jobvite survey.

3 Free LinkedIn Tools That Give Your Profile More Value

A couple of weeks ago, I shared three new LinkedIn profile features that you shouldn’t underestimate. While it’s important to leverage all new features as best as you can, it’s vital to continue utilizing the professional networking platform’s fundamental functions. They also have a huge impact on your overall digital presence. Here’s how three of LinkedIn’s free components can add more value to your job search.

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