What you share increases:TrustLikeabilityInfluenceAccessibilityOpportunity(or the exact opposite!)
Its not about your lunchEasy to make friends with anyoneFollow people from the companies you want to work forEmployers and recruiters are tweeting jobs(tweetmyjobs.com)Simple way to start a conversation with someone you don’t know
Very powerful and professional networkUsed heavily by recruitersFantastic job postingsKeep track of your connectionsParticipate in industry discussionsComplete and maintain your profileUse key wordsYour bio and headline are powerful toolsCustomize your URL Keep your social activity professionalResearch companies and employeesAdd people the same day you meet themSlightly personalize the standard requestsCongratulate connections on job updatesUse the profile statisticsJoin groups to get access to people
Don’t just set up your account and walk away from
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MAINTAIN PUBLIC AND PRIVATE EMAIL ADDRESSESThe email address you use for Facebook should be distinct from the one you use where security is more critical – such as your online banking or Paypal account.If your Facebook account gets hacked its embarrassing. If that is the same email used on your more secure accounts, now that vulnerability could be costly.
REVIEW Privacy Settings & PERMISSIONS GRANTED TO THIRD PARTY APPSWhen you grant access to Facebook apps, those permissions endure long after you stop using them. Go to this link to review your Facebook app permissions – and disable any you are no longer using.You will probably be surprised at the long list permissions your have previously granted!
Spammers People from the pastEmail you receive reminding you to connect---you have to click ignore to make it stop
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Our professional and personal lives... are becoming one.
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