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Top tips on how to secure a new job in 2017

In Careers, Guides, News, Recruitment by Andrew Midgley

It’s 2017, if securing a new job is one of your New Year resolutions, you may want to follow our top 5 tips to help you get started.   1. Set new goals for the year Score. Easily distracted? Set yourself milestones to keep your job search, professional development and career progression on track throughout 2017. Why not sign-up to a training …

Andrew MidgleyTop tips on how to secure a new job in 2017
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How to use social media to help get the job you want

In Guides, Job tips, Recruitment by Andrew Midgley

Are you digital savvy? Here’s our advice on how to use social media to help get the job you want. In today’s increasingly computer savvy digital society it makes sense to use the prevalence of social media to help you with your job search. This is not limited to just regularly looking throughthe TXM Recruit website and other recruitment sites …

Andrew MidgleyHow to use social media to help get the job you want
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Using LinkedIn to Get Your Dream Job

In Guides by Andrew Midgley

Social media is becoming increasing important for candidates and LinkedIn, which is designed to be a one-stop business networking site, is no exception

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Effective LinkedIn: Seven Days to a Professional Profile – Day 7

In Guides by Andrew Midgley

DAY SEVEN:  One step beyond Today is the last of our top LinkedIn tips and we’re finishing off with some warnings.  We love LinkedIn – it’s great if you are looking for business, looking for a job, networking or just trying to become more connected within your industry.  In such a fast moving world, it’s a great way to keep …

Andrew MidgleyEffective LinkedIn: Seven Days to a Professional Profile – Day 7

Effective LinkedIn: Seven Days to a Professional Profile – Day 6

In Guides by Andrew Midgley

DAY SIX:  Update and keep yourself relevant Last week we talked about making sure your LinkedIn profile works as effectively as possible – that it’s professional, eye catching, relevant, connected and outward looking.  Today, we want to emphasise the importance of keeping it up-to-date.  Update Every time you update your CV, remember to update your status on LinkedIn too so …

Andrew MidgleyEffective LinkedIn: Seven Days to a Professional Profile – Day 6

Effective LinkedIn: Seven Days to a Professional Profile – Day 5

In Guides by Andrew Midgley

DAY FIVE:  Reach out So five days into our LinkedIn Boot Camp – you’ve got an eye-catching, professional, key word packed profile and have made sure you have utilised all your old connections.  Next comes the exciting bit, reaching out to find new contacts . . . Join groups Join LinkedIn groups related to your profession or related industries. Every …

Andrew MidgleyEffective LinkedIn: Seven Days to a Professional Profile – Day 5

Effective LinkedIn: Seven Days to a Professional Profile – Day 4

In Guides by Andrew Midgley

DAY FOUR:  Social networking By now your profile should be full of keywords, eye catching and professional, but the thing about LinkedIn is that it’s a social network, so today we are talking about the social aspects. Recommendations Reviews and recommendations make more of a difference than you would imagine.  Go through your past contacts adding not only the people …

Andrew MidgleyEffective LinkedIn: Seven Days to a Professional Profile – Day 4

Effective LinkedIn: Seven Days to a Professional Profile – Day 3

In Guides by Andrew Midgley

DAY THREE:  Getting the words right We’ve talked about making an impression and keeping it professional, today it’s all about the words you use . . . Use keywords Keywords are the words or phrases that you want people to find you for and you can make them work to your advantage by using them liberally in your profile. Dominic …

Andrew MidgleyEffective LinkedIn: Seven Days to a Professional Profile – Day 3