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Great Ways to Grow Your Superstar Team

There is a lot of competition in our world today, so anyone who has ever been in charge of hiring knows how hard it is to sift through a vast amount of applicants and pick a genuine superstar and grow your superstar team. Social media is starting to make that process just a little easier. …

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10 Ways to Enhance Your Linkedin Profile

Generally boring, unprofessional profiles on Linkedin go unnoticed. Here are 10 tips to enhance your LinkedIn profile, put yourself out there and get your profile noticed. 1. Have a professional head-shot taken, or have a friend take one for you. This makes your profile picture look professional, which is key. Don’t forget to smile! 2. …

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Are You Leveraging The Power Of The New LinkedIn Publishing Platform Yet?

“When an idea is innovative, there will definitely be great thinking behind it”, says LinkedIn of its latest initiative in releasing its much applauded new publishing platform to all of its  members over the coming weeks. Yes, LinkedIn are opening up their online publishing platform to all of its members essentially allowing anyone to create …

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LinkedIn Professional Publisher – Is Everyone A Blogger Now?

In order to give their members a powerful new way to build their professional brands, LinkedIn is now opening up the all new publishing platform feature to every member. This new Professional Publisher functionality could be a real game changer. It’s potentially seen as the biggest positive change to LinkedIn in many years since it …

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How New Online Recruitment Practices Can Get You The Right Person

Finding a great candidate for your company can be a difficult and time consuming task. How do you find the right balance of experience, skills, and temperament to meet the needs of your organization? The answer might be easier than you think, by utilising new online recruitment practices that let technology vet your potential new …

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Screening by Social Media – Should Recruiters Take the Risk?

With the advent of new social media services and tools within Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, a savvy recruiter can learn a great deal about prospective candidates even before the first conversation or interview. Recent studies show that approximately 27 per cent of employers will check a candidate’s social media profiles. What are the advantages of …

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Utilising Social Media For The Big Job Hunt

Let’s face it, we all use social media to some degree – but how will your online presence showcase your life when it comes time for a potential future employer to Google your name? Okay, you restricted your college-years Facebook profile and “opinionated” Twitter- but there’s a whole different world out there to explore, and …

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Personal Branding on Social Media – Why Is It So Important?

The art of presenting yourself positively and professionally on social media is called personal branding. Personal branding is simply marketing yourself and letting your personal online connections and communities get to know you and like you. When promoting your personal brand you need to remember the four basics: authenticity, consistency, activity, and “go get ’em…ity”. …

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How To Manage Your Online Presence

There is no doubt in anyone’s mind that your online presence can affect you both positively and negatively when applying for your next exciting career opportunity. Ideally, you really want recruiters and employers to only see your positive side and not anything silly that could be potentially hazardous that could stop you from landing your …

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How to Get Hired – Starting with your LinkedIn Headshot

The best way to show everyone how efficient and awesome you are at your job is to ensure that your LinkedIn profile is accurate, up to date and fully represents the skills and value you bring. Believe it or not, this actually all starts with your LinkedIn headshot image. Eyeball tracking studies including web page …

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