Searching for a job is becoming more of a social activity. Submitting your resume on a job board is one way to look, but often you fall into the big black hole. Don’t you want better results?
Social job search is about using social media to garner attention and build new relationships. This round up of post includes ideas for how to connect with people online, changes to LinkedIn you need to know about and and how to create visual content!
Social Job Search
25 Powerful Ways to Connect With People Online by Sean Gardner on LinkedIn
This is a list of ideas for how you can build online relationships. It’s simple stuff. You just need to start doing it!
The Latest Round Of LinkedIn Changes: What You Need To Know by William Arruda on Forbes
By the way, I am still a free user and can still do almost everything I need to. You should be OK with the free version to, IMO.
If you are looking for a quick overview (video) of some of the recent changes, please see Viveka von Rosen’s video. Viveka is well respected for her LinkedIn knowledge.
In-Depth Guide On How To Create Awesome Visual Content That Gets Noticed by Karol K on Jeff Bullas
This is an in-depth guide for sure. You will find helpful tips on how to create visuals for your online content (posts, tweets, etc.).
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.