Searching For Work on LinkedIn: Tips and Tricks

LinkedIn Blog Postings

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How to Build a LinkedIn Profile in 2 Hours

ENGAGE

Why should you bother spending 2 hours to make a LinkedIn profile? In this blog, Joanne talks about about her experience using LinkedIn and Lynda.com to build her online presence. 

By: Joanne J Lui 6528 reads | 0 comments
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How to Succeed as a Social Media Coordinator

Co-operative Education

Imagine you get paid to create multiple *twooshes* a day, curate funny gifs, browse Instagram, post awesome pictures and share on Facebook. Yes, being a Social Media Coordinator is very fun, but one must not neglect these four important points to be one.

By: Jessica Christina Hardi 13355 reads | 0 comments
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5 LinkedIn Tips to Make Your Profile Pop!

LinkedIn

In the digital age, you never know who’s looking and what opportunities can arise. When you’re putting together your online presence, you want to go beyond cutting and pasting your resume, and get your LinkedIn profile in tip-top shape! Kass shares 5 tips to make your profile POP!

By: Kassandra Mihaly 19038 reads | 0 comments
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Best Practices for Company Research

Career Exploration

Job searching? Starting out in an industry? Switching careers? Exploring your options? There are many reasons we need to do company and industry research in our professional lives. You may need these skills when exploring new industries or fields, creating a job application or preparing for an interview.

By: Heather Keeping 4266 reads | 0 comments
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Top 10 LinkedIn Tips for Your Job Search

Co-op

Most co-op students and other job seekers know – or learn quickly – that sitting at a computer is not the most effective route to land you your dream job. But social media is a huge part of our everyday lives! Are you making the most of it – with the right tools – to elevate your job search?

By: Heather Keeping 8751 reads | 0 comments
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Top 4 Tips to Create a Strong Presence Online

Professional Development

Wondering what alternative ways are out there to create a personal brand for yourself or to find a job? Developing a strong presence online can help you to achieve these goals! Read on to discover the top tips to help you create a strong presence online. 

By: Nicole Strutt 12741 reads | 0 comments
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Looking Your Best on LinkedIn

Work Search

What makes a great LinkedIn profile photo? We use examples from student photos taken during the BIG Fair to illustrate tips on how to look your best in your LinkedIn profile.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 22415 reads | 0 comments
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Using Online Tools (And Social Media) For Your Job Search

Career Exploration

Finding a job these days isn’t an easy task. You’ve got lots of cover letters to write, you have to tailor your resume for each position, you have interviews to prepare for, and that’s only covering the ‘mandatory’ steps. But what can you do to set yourself apart from other candidates?

By: Abbas Virji 11764 reads | 0 comments
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How Can You Stand Out in the Job Market with a Digital Resume?

graphics

As technology is slowly transforming the job market, the application process is slowly changing with it. Digital resumes are increasingly becoming more important, but wait…what is a digital resume? 

By: Stephanie Munez 17138 reads | 0 comments
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Making Meaningful Online Connections With Employers

Career Services

Making connections is a vital part of networking, but how can you make connections that would be impossible to create in-person? Read on to find out more, and to help you realize the importance of developing an accurate online profile of yourself.

By: Abbas Virji 11338 reads | 0 comments
[FEATURE STORY]

Maximizing LinkedIn with Lisa Dalla Vecchia

Networking

Lisa Dalla Vecchia, Manager of Alumni & Career Communications External Relations for Beedie School of Business explains how to get the most out of LinkedIn.

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LinkedIn Grad Guide

Networking

Do you have a LinkedIn profile? If so, what do you do with it? How much time do you spend on LinkedIn everyday? Do you know a LinkedIn profile can expand your network and potentially land you a job?

By: Jeannie Chong 5886 reads | 0 comments
[FEATURE STORY]

Using Social Media to Ace Your Interviews

interview research

You’re going to use social media anyway, so you might as well use it with your job search. If you’re wondering how, we have some answers!

By: kjc11 7731 reads | 0 comments
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Using LinkedIn to Optimize your Online Profile

Social Media

Let's face it, it's not uncommon nowadays to Google or Facebook search someone the second after you meet them.  Why not show employers all you have to offer through your LinkedIn profile using these four easy steps!

By: Kristine Hur 7334 reads | 0 comments
[FEATURE STORY]

Become "LinkedIn" To Online Networking

Social Networking

Social networking websites like Facebook are becoming an increasingly popular way to keep in touch with friends and family. But did you know that there is a social utility specifically designed to help you network with co-workers and other professionals in your industry?

By: coopcom 5862 reads | 0 comments
[FEATURE STORY]

Creating an Effective LinkedIn Profile

LinkedIn

LinkedIn is a social networking site. Unlike Facebook, however, LinkedIn is primarily for professionals. It is a great tool to help connect you with professionals, but it’s also great for your job search. In this first part of two series about LinkedIn, we tackle the task of creating an effective LinkedIn profile.

By: kjc11 12599 reads | 0 comments
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Using Social Media to Build Your Online Reputation

Networking

Trying to get that dream job? More and more employers are now using search engines such as Google to find out more about potential employees. If you’re not sure if social media is enhancing your online presence, there are some things you can do.

By: kjc11 8751 reads | 0 comments
[FEATURE STORY]

Use Social Media to Land Your Dream Job

Social Media

In today's competitive market, job searching has become more and more difficult. Read on to find out how you can use social media to connect with recruiters and companies to find your dream job.

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[FEATURE STORY]

2010 Top 10 Articles

Microsoft

The year is winding down and we take a moment to reminiscence about this year's top 10 best articles. It wasn't easy choosing the top 10 as there were several articles we liked, but here are the articles we thought were best.

By: cla108 689 reads | 0 comments
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The Basics of Facebook Privacy

LinkedIn

You open your Facebook account and there it is – your boss wants to add you as a friend! You can’t really ignore her request (she’ll ask you about it the next day), so you go ahead and add her. What’s next? Do you now stop being yourself and stop making jokes about Justin Beiber? Do you stop professing your love for random things?

By: kjc11 6455 reads | 0 comments