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January 20, 2012 in Chemical Industry, Chemistry
Has anyone ever had a useful outcome from being on LinkedIn?
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January 20, 2012 at 5:27 pm
My current job.
January 20, 2012 at 11:07 pm
Well. That pretty much says it all.
January 20, 2012 at 5:44 pm
Renée Webster (@reneewebs)
I was offered a job in mass spectrometer sales via LinkedIn. A job that I would never apply for in a million years. So I guess that’s a no…
January 20, 2012 at 11:08 pm
Was it just sales or did it include installation and training?
January 21, 2012 at 10:55 am
It’s been very helpful at finding contacts and jobs.
January 21, 2012 at 4:35 pm
Nice to know.
January 23, 2012 at 6:48 am
My wife regained contact with an old colleague who had just started up a new company and needed good employees. Be that she is clearly my better half, she got the job…
January 23, 2012 at 10:02 am
Only half? \;-)
January 23, 2012 at 9:22 am
Linkedin is a huge boon and very useful, not only for looking for jobs, but researching companies you are applying for and looking for contacts inside the company as well. More, it gives a potential employer a way to find out more about you, so it is an opportunity to sell yourself and your range of talents without loading up a resume to multiple pages.
(Applying for a job without making contact inside the company is a waste of a resume).
January 23, 2012 at 6:40 pm
You make some excellent points. I can see that my approach to it has been far too passive.
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