The Panic Free Job Search: Unleash the Power of the Web and Social Networking to Get Hired

The Panic Free Job Search: Unleash the Power of the Web and Social Networking to Get Hired

Paul Hill

Language: English

Pages: 256

ISBN: 1601632037

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


"A tool every career professional needs. Paul Hill's The Panic Free Job Search shows you step by step how to navigate the "New Job Search" and how to leverage the web and social networking to get hired."
--Amy Levinson, executive vice president, Guerrilla Marketing International

"Paul Hill's The Panic Free Job Search is a savvy resource for anyone looking to get a job, keep the job they have, restart their career, or prepare for the next corporate restructuring. It'll fire you up with proven tactics to get the job and income you need."
--Rick Frishman, author of Guerrilla Marketing for Writers and Where's Your Wow

"Powerful! The game has changed for jobseekers. This book gives you a distinct competitive advantage."
--Chip Sawicki author of The Gift of Success and Happiness

"Transition expert Paul Hill changes the conversation about how to get hired with his innovative use of social media."
--Libby Gill, best-selling author of You Unstuck

Job seekers are frustrated. Online job applications through job boards and employer sites are leading to dead ends. Why? Employers are closing the last chapter on the online application playbook. Inundated by online applications and hampered by computer systems that are unable to select viable candidates from the masses of applicants, employers are now using innovative strategies to recruit and screen candidates online.

Advances in technology make the way jobs are found and filled online distinctly different from just a few years ago.

Employers are scanning the Web using advanced tools to capture signals from LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter, among others, to recruit candidates.

Based on leading Internet strategies, The Panic Free Job Search shows you how to get hired:

  • By developing a professional, Web-savvy profile
  • By leveraging the power of LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Google+, VisualCV, YouTube, TubeMogul, and even your own Website
  • By sending the right signals through social networking sites
  • By tapping into the hidden job market

    Don't panic! You can get the job you want, even in this tough economy.

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