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5 Social Networks To Achieve 10 Business Tasks

We examine several popular social networks to determine which is best for each of 10 business tasks, from engaging customers to hiring new employees.
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LinkedIn is by far the best place to identify and engage new talent for your organization. Professionals in pretty much every industry create profiles on LinkedIn, and, if they have done it right, the profiles draw a pretty good picture of a person's overall capabilities--and, based on activity on the LinkedIn site--his or her social prowess. With that said, it's important to keep in mind that, in day-to-day activities--both online and in person--people are their resumes, so don't let a LinkedIn snapshot be the last word in your hiring decisions.

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