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The Social Job Search: What You Don’t Know CAN Hurt You

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I’ve helped a lot of candidates flesh out their job search strategy, including the changes and improvements they need to make to their job search.

When I think about the ways recruiting has been transformed in the last few years, a lot of changes have happened “behind the scenes”. That’s to say that if you’re a recruiter – or interact with a lot of recruiters – then you’ll be aware of these changes…   

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Mine the Hidden Job Market with LinkedIn

LinkedIn is more than an online resume. It is more than your modern-day Rolodex. It is a database of user-supplied information waiting for you to tap into it!

You are looking for hidden jobs, which means they aren’t advertised. So how do you find them? You have to work this backwards. Which companies could potentially hire you? Think about competitors, vendors, suppliers, and/or any other company that hires people to do what you want to do. This will require some research, and this is where LinkedIn comes into play!   

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