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Three reasons why you should add the Skills section to your LinkedIn Profile

LinkedIn recently added some new sections you can add to your profile.  They are Publications, Languages, Skills, Certifications, and Patents.  If any of these are relevant to you, add them to your profile, but everyone should use the Skills section. Here is why: 1.  It is a GREAT way to highlight your skills to recruiters/hiring [...]

8Mar2011 | Terri Bishop | 3 comments | Continued
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Unemployed is a four letter word

If you are currently “not employed” and looking, what do you have in your LinkedIn profile or Twitter bio, or other similar sites?  What do you say when you meet people and they ask what you do? Please tell me you don’t use the word unemployed anywhere.  This is such an ugly word and it [...]

22Oct2010 | Terri Bishop | 2 comments | Continued
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How to add your LinkedIn profile to Facebook

You can now expand your network by adding your LinkedIn profile to your Facebook profile.

13Oct2010 | Terri Bishop | 5 comments | Continued
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Posting Your Resume on the Job Boards Does Work!

A lot of job seekers think the job boards are dead.  Granted, they shouldn’t be what you focus a lot of your time on, but they still are HIGHLY used in the recruiting industry.  I have written several articles about this topic (Why You Should Post Your Resume Onlne) and plan to update these posts [...]

8Oct2010 | Terri Bishop | 0 comments | Continued
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Don’t be a Lazy LinkedIn User

LinkedIn is not something you do once and you forget it. Just because you got your profile on it, doesn’t mean you are done. It means you have only started.

6Oct2010 | Terri Bishop | 2 comments | Continued
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Follow the companies you want to work for on LinkedIn

A relatively new addition on LinkedIn is the ability to follow companies. This is a great feature to help you stay informed on news about companies you want to work for.

30Sep2010 | Terri Bishop | 0 comments | Continued
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We have comments!

I am very excited to have installed Disqus comments on the HireAustin website.  This is one of the most widely used comment systems in the market today.  Disqus enables easy commenting on posts and you can also get notified when someone comments on a post.  This is something I have been wanting for a long [...]

22Sep2010 | Terri Bishop | 3 comments | Continued
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A Great Resource for Austin Job Hunters

One of the ways to keep up with all the new companies relocating here or starting here in Austin is to subscribe to blogs or email newsletters.  One blog that I encourage you to read is http://austinnovation.wordpress.com/ written by John Egan.  He keeps us informed of new and exciting companies in Austin and usually includes [...]

1Sep2010 | Terri Bishop | 5 comments | Continued
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Why should I connect with you on LinkedIn?

Would you walk up to a person and immediately ask them for their business card?  You probably would not  do this.  So, why would you send an invitation on LinkedIn to connect with someone without an introduction?  And, yet, people do this everyday. If you want to connect with someone, let them know how you [...]

9Mar2010 | Terri Bishop | 2 comments | Continued
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Most Common Mistake on LinkedIn Profile

  Do you have a blog or website that you list on your LinkedIn Profile?  If you are like most of the profiles on LinkedIn, you are missing an opportunity to promote it.  Most people are not aware of this.  Here is the area on LinkedIn to complete: When you click on the link, you [...]

22Feb2010 | Terri Bishop | 0 comments | Continued
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