In September 2016, LinkedIn announced a redesign of its desktop (non-app) user interface. The announcement noted, “This is the largest redesign since LinkedIn’s inception.” The design update is expected to bring the desktop experience closer to what users of the LinkedIn mobile app are used to seeing. More important than how LinkedIn will look once
Internet Job Searching
#HashTags? Seriously? Why should I care? I hear the objections starting to run through your head already. They ran through mine too. In fact, the truth is that despite the fact that I run an online business, until recently I had only the most rudimentary knowledge of what a hashtag was. In the expectation that
"Google it"! How often have you heard that? Whether it's to do some research, find directions, check show times or settle a bet, you've probably used the "googlelator" to find information about one thing or another. But have you ever used Google for assistance with your job search? If so, you know how much help
When you are job searching, your online identity / online personal brand--how you appear to employers and recruiters when they search for you on the Internet--is crucial. What can be found about you when you search for your name using a search engine? Maybe there is nothing about you. Or maybe there is information about
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SOMERSWORTH, NH (July 31, 2014) – Michelle Dumas, founder of Distinctive Career Services LLC (http://www.distinctiveweb.com) career and resume consultants for professionals and executives for nearly 20 years, has completed training as an SEO+ Social Networking Strategist by The Academies, a career coaching certification training group for human resource, employment services, and recruiting
You have heard it over and over: the Internet provides you with an extremely efficient and effective way to job search. When your goal is to land a new job, taking advantage of the social media networking opportunities available to you will speed up your job search, help you promote your personal brand, and ultimately
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We've long been told technology is intended to simplify our lives. While this may be true in some instances, in others it is most definitely not! Job searching provides a perfect example of this apparent contradiction. In general, technology has made the search part of job search easier. Those seeking a change in their employment circumstances
Looking for work can itself feel like a full-time job. Gone are the days when one only had to review the classified ads, call for an appointment or simply just drop by the hiring employer and speak to someone about the job (yes, this actually used to happen!). Today there are recruiters, job boards on
Once upon a time, you could reasonably expect to find decent job opportunities by searching through the classified ads of your city's daily newspaper (yes, people did that). Today, not so much. Competition for jobs is fierce and access to information about specific employment opportunities is available to virtually anyone at any time via desktop, laptop, smartphone.
How To Use Online Networking & Social Media To Land a New Job from Michelle Dumas
As we've all known for quite some time now, what goes on the Internet stays on the Internet. Online privacy is more theory than reality, something many of us began to fear even before the various revelations about data capture by the NSA, online retailers and phone companies. So it's difficult to imagine that you
"You never get a second chance to make a first impression". We've all heard the expression and, although it's generally true, there are times when that first impression doesn't necessarily determine the future of a relationship. There are often further opportunities to interact with the other person, the outcome of which can easily outweigh the first impression.