As you skim through the list of posts below, I am quite certain you will find some tid-bit of information that will help your job search! From advice on social networking across Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn to what top skills employers are looking for…I’ve rounded up posts from some of my favorite sources.
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Your Online Presence
Harry Urschel regularly shares great ideas and information. He is an expert on Job-Hunt.org and has his own site as well.
While an employer may be impressed with your image and professional history they may find on LinkedIn, they may be turned-off by a political rant you might have written to the local paper; the way you may have cursed out a company in a review site because you were dissatisfied with a product or service; the explicit discussion you may have had with someone in an online forum; or any number of other possibilities.
Social Networks: LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook
5 Ways to Tweet Yourself to a New Job from ResumeBear by @careerbliss
5 LinkedIn Job Search Tips You Haven’t Heard Yet from JobMob by Nisa Chitakasem
Optimize Your LinkedIn with SlideShare Presentations from Social Media Delivered by the @LinkedInQueen
In Demand Skills/Qualities
In this year’s 2012 NACE survey,”ability to work in a team structure” ranked #1 of skills employers are seeking from candidates. Read on to see what else they think are important skills, then make sure you’ve got ’em!
Job Outlook: The Candidate Skills/Qualities Employers Want from NACE (National Association of Colleges and Employers)
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Hannah Morgan speaks and writes about job search and career strategies. She founded CareerSherpa.net to educate professionals on how to maneuver through today’s job search process. Hannah was nominated as a LinkedIn Top Voice in Job Search and Careers and is a regular contributor to US News & World Report. She has been quoted by media outlets, including Forbes, USA Today, Money Magazine, Huffington Post, as well as many other publications. She is also author of The Infographic Resume and co-author of Social Networking for Business Success.