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Ok, it's been since July since I've written a post.  Go head, shoot me.  I had to take a well deserved vay-cay from all things Social Media.  Most people need to delete the file "mentally," and start over fresh.  That was the case with me.  Working in the field, I literally felt as if I [...]

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Jim Stroud is one of the most prolific bloggers, and sought after conference speakers in the candidate sourcing and recruiting curcuit.  I had the honor and pleasure of meeting Jim at The ERE SourceCon conference 3 years ago.  I have been reading his posts ever since.  The #HireFriday website is proud to be able to share [...]

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  The new Facebook Graph Search holds promise for job seekers and recruiters.  Facebook introduces the social graph search this month. Recruiters who use social media sites such as Facebook will have an opportunity like never before to search for candidates based on what the "friend" likes.  For instance, one will be able to search, "Friends [...]

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  Every now and then it makes sense to take a breather.  Social media is so pervasive, it can become a time sink.  Recently, I took a media break.  Chris Brogan discussed the issue in a post last year.  We can become social media saturated.  Think about it. We are constantly being bombarded with media online, [...]

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VERY FEW PEOPLE KNOW MORE ABOUT HAVING A SUCCESSFUL TWITTER PROFILE THAN THE RECRUITING @ANIMAL.     (Go to google security protected image of "The Recruiting Animal Show). A TWITTER PROFILE EITHER POSITION YOU AS AN OUTSTANDING THOUGHT LEADER.  IT HAS THE POTENTIAL TO RUIN YOUR CAREER IF IT IS NOT DESIGNED, DEVELOPED, DELIVERED, AND MONITORED.   [...]

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Job Seekers: It’s a New Year, and a Fresh Start #HFChat 1/4/13 As the founder of #HFChat and #HireFriday, I’ve had time to reflect on the topics that resonate the most with career candidates. It is a new year, and each of us gets a blank slate. The question is what will we do with [...]

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  HireFriday’s #HFChat has been a wonderful year.  Why, because you participated.  Since the holidays are such a busy time of year, #HFChat is going to take a holiday vacation.  We know how busy you are.  We will resume our chat and #HireFriday website posts after the first of the year.   Our career experts [...]

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So, the Mayan doomsayers were incorrect, and we are still here going about our lives. For many people, the forecast for 2013 appears to be the same as 2012 and the years before: the frustration and demoralization of being in a job search that does not have a light at the end of the tunnel. [...]

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While there is no set topic for this week during the Job Seeker Open Mike chat, the team has compiled a list of questions to keep things on track… at least until the last of the cats have been herded in the right directions. These questions will be launched as needed for the first 40 [...]

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A wonderful #HFChat follow up post from Emilie Mecklenborg: Putting your job search on hold, makes it run cold The lights are twinkling, the shopping mall parking lots are packed and holiday music is in the air – the holidays have officially started. While the holidays bring fun memories and exciting anticipation for the future, [...]

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