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Think You Don’t Need It? 10 Reasons You Need LinkedIn

Over the past week, I’ve talked to three acquaintances who are actively on the hunt for a job. They all have resumes (whether they’re professionally done, and of sufficient quality, is debatable). But when I mentioned LinkedIn, much to my dismay, their responses were dismissive. “Oh, isn’t that like Facebook? I already have Facebook. I don’t need more pictures of people’s dinners.” “I’ll just see what happens after I send my resume to a few places.” “I’ll get around to that one of these days. I promise!” Now, if you’re on a hunt, wouldn’t you want to use every dog you can get your hands on? LinkedIn serves a much different purpose than Facebook, and has an entirely different audience. Like any other social media platform, there are spammers, but it's still the most valuable site for exhibiting your expertise, connecting with recruiters, and generally building your network.


Reasons You Need LinkedIn

There are a lot of very good reasons to invest a little time on LinkedIn. Here are just 10 of them. Trust me, there are many more. And, some ideas for LinkedIn you haven’t thought of. This is just for starters. Keep reading to find out more. READ FULL ARTICLE ► Photo Credit: Shutterstock
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It's beginning to look a like Christmas! Well, not quite yet. But if you're looking to make some extra cash during the holiday season, now is the time to begin searching as seasonal jobs are starting to be posted.

According to the website Snagajob, 27% of companies that hire employees for the holiday season begin their recruitment efforts in August. In addition, Snagajob reports that there is money to be made during the holiday season as seasonal workers earned an average of $15.40 an hour in 2018. With that in mind, here are some options to consider if you're looking for a seasonal job for the holiday season.

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