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How to find a job on Linkedin, Facebook, MySpace, Twitter and other social networks / Brad and Debra Schepp.

By: Schepp, Brad.
Contributor(s): Schepp, Debra.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, c2010Description: xv, 233 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780071621335 (pbk.) :; 0071621334 (pbk.) :.Subject(s): MySpace (Firm) | Facebook (Electronic resource) | Twitter | LinkedIn (Electronic resource) | Twitter (Electronic resource) | MySpace. com | Job hunting -- Computer network resources | Online social networks | Business networks | InternetDDC classification: 650.14/0285 | 338.707
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Classifieds are OUT. It's time toLINK IN!Finding the job of your dreams the old way just doesn't happen anymore. If you want great pay,great benefits, and great satisfaction in your career, you must begin social networking.How to Find a Job on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, and Other Social Networkshelps you takefull advantage of the bounty of opportunities to be found on the most popular sites. Online job-searchexperts Brad and Debra Schepp take you step-by-step through the process of joiningnetworks, creating effective online profiles, and successfully . . . Marketingyourself Building anetwork of businesscontacts Connecting withemployers Gettingrecommendations Finding newleadsMailing a résumé and hoping for the best simply puts your fate in the hands of others. To stay inthe running, you have to take control by keeping your information fresh and current--in real time.Online social networking is the only way to go, and this forward-looking guide is the best way toget there.

Includes index.

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Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Acknowledgements (p. xi)
  • Introduction (p. xiii)
  • Part 1 Getting Linkedln (p. 1)
  • Chapter 1 Putting the Work in Social Networking (p. 3)
  • What Exactly is Linkedln? (p. 4)
  • A quick Guided Tour of the Linkedln Site (p. 9)
  • A quick Guided Tour of the Linkedln Site (p. 11)
  • Linkedln Communications Method and Networking Details (p. 18)
  • I Got a job on Linkedln (p. 22)
  • Looking Ahead (p. 27)
  • Chapter 2 Create your Best Profile (p. 29)
  • Theories and Philosophies (p. 30)
  • Content and Appearance (p. 34)
  • Nuts and Bolts (p. 39)
  • I Got a job on Linkedln (p. 53)
  • Looking Ahead (p. 55)
  • Chapter 3 Build and work your Linkedln Network (p. 57)
  • Your very Own Linkedln Network (p. 59)
  • Linkedln Open Networkers (lions) (p. 61)
  • Build Like you Breathe (p. 63)
  • Will the Lions and the Non-Lions Ever Agree? (p. 64)
  • Builing Your Linkedln Network (p. 65)
  • Working Your Network (p. 77)
  • I Got a job on Linkedln (p. 81)
  • Looking Ahead (p. 82)
  • Chapter 4 Use Linkedln to Job Hunt (p. 83)
  • Your Profile (p. 84)
  • Using Recommendations (p. 86)
  • Working your Network (p. 88)
  • Researching Companies (p. 91)
  • Using Linkedln's Advanced Search Feature (p. 96)
  • Recruit Those Recruiters for Help! (p. 102)
  • Free versus Paid Linkedln Subscriptions for job hunters (p. 104)
  • When Linkedln Can't Help (p. 105)
  • I got a joy on Linkedln (p. 105)
  • Looking Ahead (p. 106)
  • Chapter 5 Questions? Linkedln Has Answer. Answer? Linkedln Has Questions (p. 107)
  • That 80/20 Rule (p. 108)
  • The Answer Link (p. 109)
  • Got a Question? Glad you Asked! (p. 112)
  • Answering Questions (p. 120)
  • I Got a job on Linkedln (p. 124)
  • Looking Ahead (p. 125)
  • Chapter 6 Using Linkedln on the job (p. 127)
  • Behind the Companies Tab (p. 128)
  • Use Linkedln to Locate Vendors and Employees (p. 132)
  • Entrepreneurs Eat Well on the job (p. 136)
  • Using Linkedln's Application on the job (p. 140)
  • Free versus paid Accounts (p. 143)
  • Looking Ahead (p. 145)
  • Part 2 Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, Plaxo and Beyond (p. 147)
  • Chapter 7 Facebook: For college Kids and Their Parents, Too (p. 149)
  • Facebook Is for job Hunters (p. 151)
  • Creacting a Facebook profile for Business (p. 153)
  • Networking for Business through Facebook (p. 157)
  • Job Postings on Facebook (p. 158)
  • Facebook Ads (p. 163)
  • We Found Our Jobs though Facebook! (p. 164)
  • Looking Ahead (p. 168)
  • Chapter 8 Twitter your Way to that New Job (p. 169)
  • The Lowdown on Twitter (p. 171)
  • What Are You Going to Tweet About? (p. 174)
  • Tweeting on Twitter (p. 176)
  • Finding people to Follow (p. 178)
  • Getting people to Follow you (p. 179)
  • Twitter and job Hunting (p. 180)
  • We Found Our jobs through Twitter! (p. 181)
  • Twitter Tools (p. 186)
  • Looking Ahead (p. 188)
  • Chapter 9 MySpace can be a Showcase for your Skills (p. 189)
  • Myspace's place in the Social Networking Mix
  • Working Myspace (p. 193)
  • Myspace Myads (p. 196)
  • We Found Our Jobs through Myspace (p. 198)
  • Looking Ahead (p. 201)
  • Chapter 10 Plaxo and other Social Networks (p. 203)
  • Plaxo Is for People (p. 204)
  • Plaxo versus LInkedln (p. 212)
  • Other Business and Social Networking Sites (p. 213)
  • Local and Face-to-Face Networking (p. 220)
  • Looking Ahead (p. 222)
  • Index (p. 225)