Older Workers and Social Media Sites For Seeking Jobs

Here’s a very interesting slant sup[port my position about using Social Media for job search. Elizabeth Garone writes on ‘Interns over 40:’ “You would be doing yourself a disservice not to have a profile on a networking site in the current job market, career experts say. It’s becoming increasingly common for recruiters to use these as their first point of contact with potential employees. Without one, you could be in danger of being overlooked.

I also love the quote: “First, it shows you’re relevant….two, it gives you a very easy Web link that anybody can go to get your data points, from a resume to awards you might have received or anything along those lines.”

Read the rest of the article.

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I am a Web coach, mentor and tutor and also offer free information for do it yourselfers trying to grow their businesses on the Web.  I work closely with self employed small business owners who want to take a hands on approach in marketing their businesses on line. Like me when I started, you may be limited to a shoestring budget.  Anyone who has a small business Web site or is interested in one, can benefit from this free information. Additionally, I offer advice and counseling on planning and starting a successful business Web site. My expertise is in using the WordPress publishing platform and recommend Themes (templates) as well as a user friendly Web host.  I work step by step with you in learning the concepts and practices of successful Web marketing. I am also skilled at strengthening LinkedIn profiles and showing you how to use LinkedIn and other Social Media platforms to grow your business.  I took 30 years of professional, consultative sales, marketing and networking skills and successfully adapted them to marketing on the Web starting in 2006.
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