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Job Searching with Social Media For Dummies, 2nd Edition by Joshua Waldman

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Chapter 18

Engaging with Hiring Managers through Social Media

In This Chapter

arrow Using the right online etiquette when contacting decision makers

arrow Knowing when to follow the rules and how to use them to your advantage

arrow Figuring out what to do after you apply for a position

arrow Learning from a failed online approach to make sure you win the job the next time

As the saying goes, “You never have a second chance to make a first impression.” So make your online impression with a hiring manager count big-time by demonstrating your value without being pesky.

If you’re applying for a job, or if a hiring manager won’t talk to you until after you’ve formally submitted a résumé, then you can try several social media tricks to remain top of mind and relevant. In this chapter, I reveal these tricks and how to improve your online approach after experiencing a rejection.

In this chapter, I get you up-to-speed on proper online etiquette for communicating with a hiring manager, even if no jobs are open.

Reaching Out to the People with the Power to Hire You

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