ABRACADABRA! Getting hired or headhunted is not a magic trick - all it takes is hard work and the right formula to position yourself as a candidate in demand. In my six years of headhunting top talent through LinkedIn, I found that not only does the professional network allow me to connect with amazing market leaders and industry players, but the referrals are also exceptional. Practice good LinkedIn etiquette and you too can be a Harry Houdini of job [...]
As an executive recruiter and head hunter, let me start by saying that I have helped clients use just about every means of social media in their quest for a fulfilling career. It is the modern-day job fair that never ends. I have always viewed the two icons of social media, Facebook and Twitter, as such. Facebook is the place where you reconnect with friends from school and share stories or hear about their marvellous jobs. Twitter is the [...]
If 2009 has shown us anything it is that we as a society are becoming more open to connections and the way we are being introduced to new people. In 2010 it is for us to really go after that idea and develop it.