Social Job Searching
Social Job Search
Social job search involves using social media sites like LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter for job searching. Job seekers who incorporate social media into a job search use social networking sites and tools to help find a job.
Monster's Facebook app BeKnown provides an easy way for job seekers to search for and apply for jobs without leaving Facebook. Once you've set up a profile, you can view and apply for jobs, see company information, get endorsed, and apply for jobs directly from the app. Even better, you're automatically matched with jobs, based on the...
CareerSonar enables job seekers to find job listings that are available within their social and professional networks. You can then leverage your connections in those networks to assist with your job hunt.
Facebook and Job Searching
Privacy is an issue on Facebook, in general, but it's even more of an issue when you're job searching. If you're not careful, everything you post on Facebook can be seen by your current employer or a prospective employer. Inopportune comments have cost job seekers offers and have caused employees to be fired.
Google+ Social Networking Site
Google+ is Google's social networking site and it's a tool that can be used for both career networking and for job searching, as well as for personal networking.
How to Use Social Media in Your Job Search
Most people know that the best way to find a job is through networking. You can go to networking meetings, tap into your own personal network, or ask friends who they know. With the Internet buzzing with social media, there are similarly many ways to use social media in order to network, and eventually find a job.
How to Use LinkedIn
Suggestions and tips for using LinkedIn to help with job searching and building your career.
Job Opportunities on Twitter
Job seekers can use Twitter to find job opportunities, market themselves to companies, showcase their skills and experience, and help land a new job. Here's how.
About.com Job Search on Social Networks
All of the top social networking sites - LinkedIn, Facebook, Google+ and Twitter - can be used to get job search advice and to connect with companies that are hiring. Here's how to connect with the About.com Job Search site and Alison Doyle.
Employer Social Networking Checks
Here's what companies ought to know, and what job applicants should be aware of, about conducting employer social networking checks when evaluating candidates for employment.
Social Media Background Checks
Social Intelligence Corporation (SIC) provides in-depth background checks for employers that include online research from social media and other internet sites.
Social Recruiting and Your Job Search
Companies are increasingly using social recruiting to source candidates for employment, as well as to investigate applicants they are considering hiring.
Tweet Your Way to a New Job - Or Not?
The buzz lately is all about Twitter. How Twitter is a great communication tool, which it is. How Twitter is a great way to connect with people, which it is. And how Twitter can help you get a job, which it can.
Twitter Job Search Tips
When you're seeking employment, Twitter can be an effective part of your job search strategy. Used in conjunction with LinkedIn, job search engines, and other job sites, Twitter can help you make connections, find job listings, and build a personal brand that will help boost your career and expedite your job search.
Using LinkedIn to Supercharge Your Job Search
When it comes to landing your next job, it’s all about your network. The better you are at making and nurturing your connections online and in person, the more likely you are to find a new opportunity that is right for you. Here's how to use LinkedIn to supercharge your job search.
Bullhorn Reach Social Recruiting
Bullhorn Reach provides a single platform for hiring managers and recruiters to manage social recruiting. For job seekers, with thousands of recruiters and hiring managers using Bullhorn Reach, this means that you can strategically get noticed by sending subtle cues that you're job searching that won't alert your boss, jeopardize your current...