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Why LinkedIn is the only social media channel that matters

Established in 2003, LinkedIn now has over 364 million users in 200 countries and it generates the majority of its income by selling user details to recruiters. It’s easy to think that LinkedIn is just an extension to your recruitment database, and it’s likely that you will make some placements by treating it as such. […]

LinkedIn Skill Endorsements – Popularity contest or useful tool?

Before we get down to the nitty-gritty of LinkedIn endorsements, for those of you who aren’t 100% familiar, LinkedIn is a social network for professionals which allows you to connect with people who have similar professional interests to yourself. Think of it as a kind of Facebook for your career. By making connections (rather than […]

Social Media and your Job Search – The Employable’s Top Tips

In the last few years, more and more organisations are using Social Media as an effective way to connect and engage with their clients, customers and with potential new employees. Likewise, many jobseekers have started to use Social Media sites as an additional way to find out what jobs are available and also to connect with […]

Top tips for spotting, attracting and hiring the best!

It’s common knowledge that we all want the best candidates, but what can often happen is recruiters and companies don’t always put in that special effort in order to, one – attract the best candidates, and two – actually then be able to hire them. What needs to be remembered to kick start the new […]

Have Liam Neeson Endorse your LinkedIn Skills

If you use LinkedIn, pay attention to skill endorsements and are a fan of the ‘Taken’ movie franchise, then 20th Century Fox and LinkedIn have a competition just for you…a rather strange competition. Until the 23rd of December (at midnight) you will have the opportunity to get your LinkedIn skills endorsed by Bryan Mills, the […]

5 Ways to use LinkedIn to find a job

If you’re looking for a job, it’s important to remember that social networking sites can play a big part these days – whether it’s you trying to network and find out a little more about an employer or a potential employer trying to find out a little more about you. Of all the social networking […]

Diary of an unemployed Blogaholic – ‘Help Me Help you’

As I write this post it is the start of Social Media Week, a Global event that spans over 20 cities and around 1000 events… I will come back to this in a minute or so. I have now been ‘employable’ for around 7 months, and in that time myself and my ‘employable’ Co Founder […]

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