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5 LinkedIn Tools Job Hunters Must Use

LinkedIn has rolled out new social networking capabilities that can help you find a new job. Here's how to use the tools wisely.
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LinkedIn recently updated the look and feel of its user profiles in an attempt, the company said, to make it easier for users to "tell their professional stories, be found for opportunities, and build relationships through meaningful interactions." The profiles are much more visual in nature and integrate elements reminiscent of Facebook, Twitter and Google+.

If you haven't already, you will definitely need to do some work to optimize your new profile. This might include upgrading your profile photo; using the new Network Insights view, which provides a quick snapshot of your reach on Linkedin; getting more active, as daily activity is showcased; and asking for current recommendations, as Recommendations are now highlighted directly under relevant work experience.

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Cara Latham
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Cara Latham,
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4/5/2013 | 3:35:20 AM
re: 5 LinkedIn Tools Job Hunters Must Use
I actually think the new look for the LinkedIn profiles makes it easier to view information about your connections in a more organized manner instead of having to search for the crucial information. The fact that recommendations are more easily highlighted is also a nice feature.
Leo Regulus
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Leo Regulus,
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4/4/2013 | 9:00:00 PM
re: 5 LinkedIn Tools Job Hunters Must Use
It is now the 2nd quarter of the new year.

Information Week only had one important New Year's Resolution this year. '"No Slide Show Articles with out a prominent 'View-as-one-page' link."

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