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Networking Like You Were Born To Do It

By tim / December 2, 2013
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I have the most amazing job in the world. As a New Business Manager at Betts Recruiting, I work with founders and heads of sales to develop custom strategies for building their teams to reach their ultimate goals. On any given day, you can find me at a networking event, chatting with CEOs and working on…

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Get the Most out of your LinkedIn (1)

Get the Most Out of Your LinkedIn

By tim / April 3, 2013
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LinkedIn boasts over 200 million members in 200 countries and territories. With the prevalence of social media today, job seekers and professionals have turned to LinkedIn as their go-to source for networking. Have you ever wondered what hiring managers look for in LinkedIn profiles? Follow these guidelines: 1)   Start with your picture You need one. Profile pictures…

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The Art of Networking

The Art of Networking

By tim / March 1, 2013
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The best part about networking is that you are constantly doing it, each and every day.  Especially in a compact city such as San Francisco, you cannot avoid the social interaction of networking.  Whether it’s going out to dinner with friends, running into an old acquaintance from college, seeing a co-worker outside of the office,…

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PATH... LIMITING YOUR SOCIAL NETWORK-

Path…Limiting Your Social Network?

By tim / April 14, 2012
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Today social media is all about adding, networking with more people on LinkedIn, connecting with old classmates on Facebook and getting more followers on twitter – hence the creation of your social network. But thanks to a 2010 startup, Path , you can now limit the personal “journal” as they call it or journey of…

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20 WAYS TO MAKE THE MOST OF THE LINKEDIN CLASSMATES TOOL

20 Ways to Make the Most of LinkedIn Classmates Tool

By tim / November 10, 2011
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OnlineUniversities.com posted a timely article on how to utilize the LinkedIn classmates tool to propel your job search forward.  See below for the complete list of pertinent tips by Kaitlyn Cole: “With a tough job market ahead of them, most college grads have had the importance of networking drilled into their heads by recruiters, professors, experts, and…

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HOW TO MAKE YOUR LINKEDIN PROFILE COUNT

How to Make Your LinkedIn Profile Count

By tim / July 27, 2011
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A few weeks ago I gave you reasons why you should maintain your LinkedIn profile, and now you’re probably wondering what the best ways are to do this. Well you’ve come to the right place. As a Sourcer, I’ve seen thousands of LinkedIn profiles and when I’m scrolling through a search, it’s important for relevant information to…

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HOW TO USE QR CODES FOR PERSONAL NETWORKING

How to use QR Codes for Personal Networking

By tim / July 25, 2011
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It seems like they’re everywhere these days, those pixelated looking black and white squares. I see them on ads in the Bart station, on stickers on benches and buses, and everywhere from websites to billboards. What are they?? And more importantly, how can you harness this fast growing technology for personal networking? What are those…

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4 REASONS TO MAKE YOUR LINKEDIN PROFILE COUNT

Four Reasons to Make Your LinkedIn Profile Count

By tim / July 15, 2011
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I know, you made that LinkedIn account months ago and never went back. You’re content at your job, and since you’re not looking for a new one you haven’t put much effort to updating or maintaining it. What’s the point right? The point is that you may be missing opportunities! Even if you’re not looking…

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THE TRANSITION BETWEEN SOCIAL NETWORK AND PROFESSIONAL NETWORK

The Transition Between Social Network and Professional Network

By tim / July 11, 2011
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This past week, Monster launched a new Facebook app called BeKnown that is being marketed as “The Professional Networking App on Facebook.” However, the use of the term ‘the’ here may be a little questionable to some, because it implies that it is the only professional networking app, when this is definitely not the case (i.e. BranchOut, as well…

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How to Activate Your Professional Network after Getting Laid Off

April 22, 2020

If you’ve recently lost your job, you’re not alone. And please know that there’s nothing to be ashamed of. We recently posted about several things you can do after you’ve been laid off, and one of the key takeaways is that getting laid off is not the stigma many people think it is.    Another…

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So You’ve Been Laid Off. Here’s What to Do.

April 8, 2020

The only certainty in life is that nothing is certain (well, except for maybe two things). That applies to your career. You can be a top performer at your company, but as recent events have shown, it still doesn’t guarantee you 100% job security. If you’ve recently been laid off from work, you’re not alone:…

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How to Crush It at Your Next Networking Event

September 11, 2019

Critics might call it a cliche, but there’s definitely some truth to it: When it comes to succeeding in business, who you know is just as important as what you know. We’ve seen VPs move from one company to another and take half their team with them. For that team, their relationship to the VP…

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5 Moves Smart Leaders Make When Hiring in a Tight Labor Market

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This year marked a milestone in the employment world when it was announced that there are now officially more open jobs than there are people to fill them. What that means from a hiring manager’s perspective is that it’s becoming much more difficult to locate, recruit and retain talented workers. Couple this with the fact…

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Simple Ways To Destress Your Life

April 24, 2018

Work and life, in general, can be stressful. It’s certainly not uncommon to be go-go-go with our careers these days. But it’s a good idea to stop and unwind from work for your own sanity. Here are a few simple ways to do so:   Exercise is your friend I know. It’s hard to get…

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3 Tips for Hiring an Awesome Sales Manager

April 18, 2018

Sales is the lifeblood of your business. If you aren’t effectively converting the leads your marketing team is drawing in, you’re wasting both time and money. Getting this piece of the puzzle right requires a great sales manager. But filling this important role takes more than just promoting your best salesperson. You need someone who…

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Pros of Working in Startup Tech Sales

May 30, 2017

Working in startup tech sales has great advantages for early stage job seekers. If you’re considering applying to a startup tech company’s sales team, we’ve outlined four of the major pros of working in the startup community and tech industry. For opportunities in startup tech sales available now, connect with a recruiter today! IMMEDIATE RESPONSIBILITY When…

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The Best Questions to Ask at Networking Events

The Best Questions to Ask at Networking Events

October 17, 2016

 If you’re wondering what the best questions are to ask at networking events, there isn’t a straight answer. The strongest questions depend on what you’re trying to get out of the event; for example, are you hunting for new business? Looking for a new job? Or, are you just trying to meet new people to…

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WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND NETWORKING EVENTS

Why You Should Attend Networking Events

October 17, 2016

 Networking events can often seem daunting. But don’t let this keep you from attending. These events offer great insight into people, careers, and companies. Below are five reasons for why you should attend networking events. Ask these questions and you’ll boost your job search dramatically. BUILD YOUR NETWORK First and foremost, going to networking events…

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