Category Archives: LinkedIn

Job Hunting in the Social Media Age – Kingstowne-Rose Hill, VA Patch

The growth of social media has changed how we shape our careers, and can present problems if you’re not careful. If you think of social media as a method of connecting online with people far and wide that is archived for posterity, it should help you understand how that can enhance your career options and how negative information can work against you. This doesn’t mean that you can’t be yourself. Just remember that the Internet is not your personal diary and [...]

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How to Turn Off Group Notifications on LinkedIn

When you join a group in LinkedIn you are automatically set up to get daily digest of all group activities. This can be overwhelming especially if the group is very active. Sometimes, people can’t find how to turn off these group notifications so they leave the group. However, if you still want to be part of the group but not get bombarded with emails 20x a day, here are some simply instructions on how to turn it group notifications.

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Where Should You Post Your Status?

One of my Facebook friends posted this up and I thought it was a great road map to that question people have once in a while – “Where Should I Post My Status?” With all the different social networks and different groups of people, you may have trouble trying to figure out who wants to know what. Well here’s a little chart and it goes something like this: Google + – For post that you really don’t want people to [...]

Social Job Seeker Survey 2011

Jobvite, a leading recruiting platform for the social web, recently conducted the Social Job Seeker Survey 2011, which reveals more than 22 million Americans used social networks to find their most recent job opportunity — up 7.7 million from last year’s survey. One in six members of the workforce say an online social network was one of the sources they used to find a job, and those with more contacts get better results. The Polling Company, Inc. on behalf of [...]

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