CareerBuilder article: Used right, LinkedIn can be a job seeker's golden ticket.
"Savvy job seekers can use the site to gain all kinds of job search advantages: information on the types of people the company hires, the name of the hiring manager for a particular job (and if they're really lucky, an email address) and even the ultimate "in," a personal connection at a company of interest."
"But, for every job seeker that expertly navigates the online networking scene, there are plenty of others who fumble their way through it, often over- or underestimating the role the site should play in their job search."
Some tips I liked:
· Don't be shy
· Don't be needy
· Make a good first impression
· Look at who they hire
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