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Will Facebook be rivalling LinkedIn in the future?

It was announced last week that the social media giant, Facebook will be rolling out its own job posting app to businesses in the USA and Canada. The idea is a simple one, and let’s be honest, I’m surprised that it has taken so long for them to launch this…

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How to look for work – while working

It's always a struggle to find a great job that pays well and that you'll enjoy for years to come. It's doubly hard to find the perfect job when you're also trying to hide your search from a current employer. Many people prefer to apply for work while already in…

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Has LinkedIn lost its way?

Social media sites are great tools for recruitment. And out of all the social networks, LinkedIn is still the most useful for finding a job and for making hires. As super users, we're big fans! Even the most avid LinkedIn users might however have issues with the kind of content…

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How to send messages on LinkedIn for free

One of the best things about LinkedIn is how it helps you get in touch with new people who can drive your career forward. The ability to send messages to others is a valuable feature, but unfortunately it’s one that LinkedIn will often want to charge you for…that is, unless…

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The three top places to get your job advert seen

The question of where you place your job advert is an important one…some would say it's as important as what the advert actually says.  You might have a really well-crafted advert that showcases the company, boasts about the role and persuades people to get in touch. But if it's posted…

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PR: Blue Octopus Reveals Social Media Recruitment Tool

Award-winning online recruitment company Blue Octopus has completed the in-house development on its powerful social media scheduling hub  – which is to be used to support advertising of clients' job vacancies across multiple social networks. The 'Social Hub' was developed to intelligently combine helpful social media management tools like Hootsuite…

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How can your smartphone help you recruit?

In the ever-changing and sometimes complicated world of online recruitment, you need the proper tools to help you stay ahead of the competition. One of the most powerful pieces of kit you could need is literally at your fingertips for most of the day – your mobile phone. With such…

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Take your LinkedIn to the next level

You've been following us long enough to know all about how to set up your own LinkedIn profile (and if you haven't, check the blog from last week). But as we mentioned there, there's plenty still to be done after you've signed up for the service. If you continue filling…

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LinkedIn: A beginner’s guide

Earlier this month, we told you about getting the most out of your LinkedIn profile and boosting your presence. However if you have yet to sign up, you probably won't find it that useful…yet. LinkedIn is the most popular and powerful professional network out there, and it can help you…

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