Saturday 18 April 2009

Success Story: How I Used LinkedIn and Facebook to Find a Job During the Recession

In this article, a former job seeker tells how he used social media to quickly find a job during the recession. Although this story is about a job search in Israel, these tactics should work anywhere that LinkedIn and Facebook are popular.
Lessons Learned:
  • If you ask for help, they'll often give it to you, especially if you make it easy for them
  • Social media are a great way to get around the gatekeepers of HR
  • Nurture and grow your network when and where you can

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