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How to Get Hired Faster Using LinkedIn

Posted by Casey Potter on Sep 10, 2020 10:15:27 AM

LinkedIn is the top social media platform for both job seekers and hiring managers. A study found, 87% of recruiters use the platform to find or vet job candidates. As a job seeker, it is extremely important to make sure your profile is updated and gets noticed compared to your millions of competitors. As a Staffing Consultant who uses LinkedIn every day to source candidates, here are LinkedIn profile tips every job seeker can utilize right now to help get hired faster.

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Tips for Networking Virtually

Posted by Lexi Albrecht on May 26, 2020 10:45:00 AM

Making professional connections is an essential part of the job search process and is also important when building your personal brand. Although you can’t physically attend networking events right now, you still can form meaningful connections for business and career growth virtually. Networking online requires the same amount of time and effort as if you were in-person. To help you get started, here are tips for strategically building your network from home.

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Top LinkedIn Profile Tips For Job Seekers (Video)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Apr 2, 2020 10:40:40 AM

If you're just starting or are in the midst of job seeking, it's critical that you update and optimize your LinkedIn profile. To help you get in front of Recruiters and Hiring Managers immediately, use the following tips!

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Avoid Spooking Interviewers and Recruiters (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Oct 24, 2019 10:30:00 AM

It’s October, the scariest month of the year. It’s also one of the busiest hiring seasons of the year. Simple mistakes during the application and interview process may lessen your chances of landing a job offer. Now is a good time to freshen up on what job seekers sometimes do that potentially “scare” away recruiters and hiring managers.
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Pros and Cons of Top Job Search Websites

Posted by Megan Jewell on Oct 22, 2019 10:27:54 AM

Thanks to the internet, job search websites have made it easy for job seekers to search and apply to their dream job. There’s an abundance of different job board sites to help you land an interview and job, but it can get a little overwhelming when determining which resource to use. We’ve created a helpful list of some of the top general job search websites (in no particular order) and their pros and cons to help simplify your search!

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How to Reply to Recruiter Messages on LinkedIn

Posted by Jennifer Kuchy on Oct 3, 2019 10:49:37 AM

It’s no secret that LinkedIn is THE world’s largest and leading professional networking and job posting website utilized today. Not only is it beneficial for candidates who are searching for jobs, but also for recruiters to seek out potential talent and make professional connections. Often times, individuals overlook these messages thinking they are automated spam to your inbox. It’s important to remember, there is a human on the other side of these messages, so take the time to reply with a well-drafted response.

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Your 8-Step Plan to Beginning Your Job Search (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Aug 20, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Beginning a job search is no easy task, but there are steps you can take to be prepared for the work ahead. We’ve listed eight steps you can take to be organized, equipped, and fully ready to take on a job search and find your next career opportunity!

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The Best Social Media Recruitment Strategies in 2019 (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Apr 18, 2019 11:00:00 AM

The number of organizations that utilize social media for hiring purposes has continued to increase over recent years. As a result, proper online media strategies are essential to recruitment success. Recruiters have focused their efforts on sourcing and reaching out to candidates through social media platforms such as LinkedIn and Facebook.

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How to Target Passive Job Seekers

Posted by Madison Norman on Apr 2, 2019 11:00:00 AM

Passive job seekers are those who are not actively looking for a job but may be interested in a new opportunity if it were to present itself. As a result of the lack of qualified candidates for open positions, employers have started to target passive job seekers in order to fill critical jobs. A report from Indeed stated, 70% of workers are not actively looking for a new job but would be willing to discuss the possibility if an opportunity emerged. Although the number of passive job seekers is astonishingly high, typically organization’s hire from the active candidate pool, as the recruitment process is geared towards those actively seeking employment.

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The Top 5 Reasons to Work with a Recruiter (Video)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Feb 26, 2019 9:15:00 AM

Working with a committed recruiter allows you to advance your job search, as you will have someone to advocate on your behalf from start to finish. Whether you are just starting your job search or are currently employed, it’s beneficial to get in contact with a recruiter so that you are aware of future employment opportunities.

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