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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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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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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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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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Attitude is Everything!

It’s the New Year and we are surrounded by resolutions we should be making and new habits we should be adopting. I have a wish list of behaviors that I would like to see more of and especially among job seekers.  Having a great attitude will take you a long way in life and for [...]

3Feb2010 | Terri Bishop | 0 comments | Continued
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Top 5 Twitter Mistakes made by Job Hunters

   Twitter is an excellent tool for connecting with people you might not ordinarily get to.  Since you can follow anyone, it is more open than LinkedIn or Facebook.  It is a powerful tool for building relationships if used CORRECTLY.    When you follow someone, they get a message telling them that your Twitter id [...]

8Jan2010 | Terri Bishop | 1 comment | Continued
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Are you lying on your resume/LinkedIn profile?

I’m sure your first response to this question is ABSOLUTELY NOT!!!  We have been taught that your resume represents you in your career history and your integrity.  A lot of your job information can be verified, so DO NOT LIE!  Guess what?  A lot of job seekers are lying.  *Gasp* If you have not updated your [...]

31Dec2009 | Terri Bishop | 3 comments | Continued
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Want to make your LinkedIn Headline Stand Out?

Your headline is the text that appears underneath your name in LinkedIn. This is the area where you need to SELL yourself and entice the recruiter to read your profile. This area shows up in the search results. The recruiter has typed in some keywords looking for candidates. They get hundreds of results back. You [...]

14Dec2009 | Terri Bishop | 1 comment | Continued
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Is your LinkedIn Profile working for you?

Most job seekers have heard or been told they should be on LinkedIn, but are not aware of how it can help you sell yourself.  You should put some effort into your profile besides simply filling in the blanks.  It should not be a regurgitation of your resume.  It is a tool for you to  [...]

6Dec2009 | Terri Bishop | 1 comment | Continued
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Your email address – does it help or hinder you?

Your email address is one of the many ways you brand yourself.  It is fine to have an address that reflects your personality or hobbies, but please don’t use this on your resume or any professional correspondence.  Yesterday, as I was looking at someone’s resume on Monster, their email address was so unprofessional, I did not [...]

25Jun2009 | Terri Bishop | 0 comments | Continued
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