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Social Networks

The FACTS

  • 94% of recruiters use or plan to use social media in their recruitment efforts
  • 78% of recruiters have made a hire through social media
  • Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are still the recruiters social networks of choice – but they have company. Blogs, Youtube, GitHub, Stackoverflow, Yammer, and Instagram have emerged as channels recruiters also use to source talent.
  • Social profiles give recruiters more confidence in a candidate’s professional and cultural fit.

 

The following is a list of Social Networks and websites that introduce the proper use of these sites.

Social Networking
Link CAREEREALISM
CAREEREALISM was founded on the belief, “every job is temporary,” with the purpose of helping people solve their career and job search problems. Includes job search strategies, networking, personal branding and tips.
Link Dubai Prayer Times
Prayer timings in Dubai for Fajr, Shurooq, Dhuhr, Asr, Maghrib, Isha.
Link Facebook
Facebook is an online social networking service. Users may join common-interest user groups, organized by workplace, school or college, or other characteristics, and categorize their friends into lists
Link GitHub
GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers.
Link Help a Reporter Out (HARO)
An online service set up for journalists to quickly gather feedback from the public. It is designed to enable journalists to connect with people who have expertise or experience in particular issues.
Link LinkedIn
Build your professional identity online and stay in touch with colleagues and classmates. Discover professional opportunities, business deals, and new ventures.
Link Newsvine
A community-powered, collaborative journalism news website which draws content from its users and syndicated content from mainstream sources
Link NowPublic
NowPublic is a user-generated social news website.
Link reddit
A social news and entertainment website where registered users submit content in the form of either a link or a text ("self") post.
Link Social Networking - About.com Guide
Use social networking to boost your career plus find tips on what you shouldn't do when it comes to social media and your career.
Link Stack Overflow
Stack Overflow is a question and answer site for professional and enthusiast programmers.
Link StumbleUpon
Finds Pages For You Based On Your Interests. A web-discovery platform and personalized recommendation engine.
Link Tagged
Tagged is a social discovery website allowing members to browse the profiles of other members, play games,and share tags and virtual gifts.
Link Twitter
An online social networking and micro-blogging service that enables users to send and read "tweets", which are text messages limited to 140 characters.
Link World-wide list of social networking sites
A list of major active social networking websites and excludes dating websites.
Link Yammer
Yammer is a Private Social Network for Your Company. Collaborate securely across departments, geographies, content and business applications.
Link YouTube
YouTube is a video-sharing website on which users can upload, view and share videos.

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