How to Find a Job on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, and Other Social Networks

How to Find a Job on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, and Other Social Networks

Brad Schepp, Debra Schepp

Language: English

Pages: 256

ISBN: 0071621334

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

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Finding the job of your dreams the old way just doesn’t happen anymore. If you want great pay, great benefits, and great satisfaction in your career, you must begin social networking.

How to Find a Job on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, and Other Social Networks helps you take full advantage of the bounty of opportunities to be found on the most popular sites. Online job-search experts Brad and Debra Schepp take you step-by-step through the process of joining networks, creating effective online profiles, and successfully . . .

  • Marketing yourself
  • Building a network of business contacts
  • Connecting with employers
  • Getting recommendations
  • Finding new leads

Mailing a résumé and hoping for the best simply puts your fate in the hands of others. To stay in the running, you have to take control by keeping your information fresh and current—in real time. Online social networking is the only way to go, and this forward-looking guide is the best way to get there.

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types of RSS feeds: public and personal. A public feed brings you information that’s available to all LinkedIn members, such as updates on the latest LinkedIn features. You can subscribe to that feed through the Learning Center. Just click on the Learning Center link at the bottom of main LinkedIn pages, and then click the orange icon that appears on the next page. An example of a personal feed is one that brings you the latest news from your LinkedIn network. Here’s how to create an RSS feed for

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