Staffing Advisors Blog

Adding Job Summaries to LinkedIn

Posted by Brooke Lockhart on October 29, 2009

So this morning I was searching Linkedin to find candidates for a search we're running. So I typed in some key words (just as you would do when searching CareerBuilder or Indeed) and looked for matches. Going through the hundreds of results, I saw one re-occuring theme...

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Job Seeking in the Age of Social Media

Posted by Bob Corlett on September 6, 2009

I talk to job seekers almost every day and find that most people are still using a badly dated strategy to find jobs. And for some reason, HR professionals (who should know better) are no better off than any other profession. (Hint: just surfing the job boards won't cut it). Face to face networking and connecting with people you know is always a good strategy, but not enough to guarantee success this time around. Ignore social media at your peril if you are a job seeker, and the tools and rules of the game are still being invented.

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Have you been offered an Interview? You’re just getting started…

Posted by Brooke Lockhart on May 1, 2009

Being invited for an interview in this job market is a huge feat. In this market, very few qualified candidates are even being offered a chance to interview.

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