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Summary Sunday: Networking, Hiring and Social

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I’m rounding up posts from around the web to introduce you to new writers and new ideas- hopefully these will reinforce some best practices as well!

First, can I share a personal experience? Twitter totally rocks! As you know, I am a huge fan of Twitter! Here’s why…with a lot of hustle and a dash of human touch, you can build a following and interact with great people!

@garyvee on twitter

@garyvee (Gary Vaynerchuk) just announced he reached one MILLION followers on Twitter. And he responds/replies to almost every single tweet! That’s just amazing/awesome/incredible! So if Gary does it, so can you, and others do too!

Networking via Twitter is one of the best ways to reach people you otherwise might have difficulty reaching!

The Number One Way To Develop Context by Gary Vaynerchuk on LinkedIn

So whether you are a job seeker or small business owner, please, hustle on over to Twitter and start networking! (And go pre-order Gary’s book, Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook on Amazon! I highly recommend it based on his others, Crush It! and The Thank You Economy) Nope, they aren’t just for businesses, these books are for everyone!

Networking

What the Best Networkers Do (By Martin Buckland) on JibberJobber

Martin spells out the four things the best networkers do! Are you?

Explaining Hiring

Why Can’t You Hire the People You Need? It’s Not What You Think on Intuit Quickbase by Anita Bruzzese

According to recent data:

There are currently four million people who are now considered long-term unemployed, meaning they have been looking for work for more than six months.

Why is this? Bruzzese says it is because employers are lazy!

But you already knew this, right?! This post should validate your frustrations, but…read the rest of these post to find the work around!

Social Networks

10 Tips to Use Google+ In Your Job Search on Undercover Recruiter

This Is Why No One Follows You on Twitter on Mashable

4 Ways to Get More From LinkedIn on Aoljobs by Miriam Salpeter

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