Category: Networking

Who Needs Social Media?

Before you answer that question too quickly with your typical knee-jerk reaction, think about how you formed that opinion. Is it based on facts or are you blindly following suggestions planted by faux experts of the online realm. Do we accept it as a true need because of our incessant need to feed our personal …

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How to Engage and Learn From Twitter Chats

Have you ever wanted to get a glimpse at “the making of” a job search chat on Twitter? The decision that we made (a little bit me and a lot of Steve Levy and Cyndy Trivella) to move Open Mic Career Chat (#OMCchat) to Friday at Noon happened because we had good metrics on that …

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Prehistoric Job Searching

Considering what we hypothesized about Recruiting Caveman Style, the Paleolithic Era humans looking for a way out of the dangers of hunting and the boredom of farming probably began thinking about the best way to better themselves. Although it may be hard for today’s job seekers to think about doing a job search without the …

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Reviewing This Week on Make HR Happen – Social Networking Revisited

In a recent Twitter chat discussing the importance of networking in a job search, the usual tips and tricks were shared with participants. The intended audience for these sessions is the group of people who are engaged in a job search without the behind the scenes knowledge of how sourcing and recruiting really works. More …

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Measuring Your Network

Anything worth doing is worth measuring. If you are a job seeker or individual concerned about your personal brand, measuring your impact on your network and beyond is important. If you run a business, it is critical! A close parallel is that daily annoyance in our lives that we know as a radio or television …

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