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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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It’s no secret that in today’s economy finding a job is no less than a herculean task, but people all around us are finding new jobs. Have you ever wondered what these lucky people are doing to get that new position? Well, we can assure you, they are doing many things. This means they are [...]

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Craig Fisher is not only one of the foremost authorities on LinkedIn, he is also a dear friend, and long-time supporter of #HireFriday. He’s been instrumental in the development of this site, and continues to be a generous professional. Craig is one of the most influential thought leaders in the HR/Recruitment community. He’s a tremendous [...]

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Meet our host: @TrishMcFarlane is one of my favorite people. We met on Twitter in 2009, and I had the pleasure of meeting her at the first HREvolution unconference. She’s one of the most skilled HR Executives I know, and surely you will get a lot out of this week’s chat. So tune in Friday, [...]

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Topic: What social networks are most helpful for job seekers? There are more than 200 well-known social networks in use today (eight of them have more than 1MM users in the US, alone). Which communities do you (or should) are best for making yourself known to employers? They’re certainly looking for you. Join #HFChat and [...]

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By Art Koff These tips were originally written to assist older job seekers find employment, but they apply to job seekers of all ages. Remember that many employers still have hiring freezes in place and that in most cases temp or part-time workers are paid out of a different budget than full-time employees. At this [...]

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Our topic for HFChat this week was led by Kevin Dugan (@prblog) and covered Infographic #Resumes, Digital Media and Your Career. This fascinating topic generated a spirited dialog about the value and usefulness of new digital technologies. The questions centered around: Do Infographic resumes tell a compelling story about you, and your career? How can [...]

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This Friday, Margo Rose and Tom Bolt will facilitate our chat with guest host, Kevin Dugan.  Kevin Dugan is the Director of Marketing for Empower Media.  I met him on Facebook several years ago.  We connected on Twitter, and later met at Digital Media Events in Cincinnati, Ohio.  Our topic this week:  Do Infographic resumes [...]

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Regular visitors to our Friday Twitter chat sessions have heard this fact stated over and over: Corporate recruiters agree that employee referrals are one of the best sources of viable candidates because they come with a built-in reference check. Statistics on the source-of-hire for new employees confirm that this is usually one of the largest [...]

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