(photo credit: Thinkstock)
Relocation Jobs provides global relocation or employment services and comprehensive solutions for international companies with Global HR needs.
See and be seen
media and job search networks are a key component for today’s job
seekers. Between Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, blogs and job search sites
it can be easy to get lost in the fray. It’s necessary to understand
which networks will most suit your needs and create a presence online.
networks, such as LinkedIn, are a commonly used forum for recruiters to
find candidates and for professionals to connect with colleagues in
their field. Israelis are not shy to contact connections for advice or
assistance with new ventures or career changes. If you do not have an
account, complete with relevant, up to date information you are simply
While the goal of social networks is to build a
community of colleagues and mentors, many users miss the most important
component, their own profile. Fill out your profile. These sites are
specifically designed to highlight your skills, achievements and
experience in a clear and searchable format. Who are you?
like many sites, will guide you through your profile and assist you to
fill in each section with appropriate and relevant information. Take
advantage of the language and skills sections which have unique search
features. The summary is a good place for you to highlight your
professional strengths; use the opportunity to tell a strong story about
your achievements. Job seekers should be careful not to seem desperate
or unemployable. Use volunteer positions, freelance assignments and
personal projects to showcase capabilities and your positive attitude
while in between jobs. Contact mentors and old colleagues (including
bosses) to write recommendations. These types of features should be used
on whichever site is best for your needs.
Completing a profile
all at once can be daunting so pace yourself and take your time. Perhaps
take a few sessions, start by creating a skeleton of your history, then
fill in the details. At the same time start building up a network.
Search for old contacts and find connections at companies that interest
are of interest. Take a hint from other professionals in your field and
employees at the desired companies to find important key words to
include in your own profile. Join groups relevant to your professional
field as well as your hobbies and personal interests.Don’t forget to check in
networks you join or profiles you create, use account settings to make
sure you receive emails about activity and updates, like personal
messages. This way you can keep in touch even if you do not visit the
site regularly. Make an effort to keep the profile current.
ubiquity of the Internet requires new tools and pathways. Israel is a
high tech country, distant and sometimes isolated from other regions.
The Internet provides a way to stay instantly connected and current.
Online networks can keep you connected across long and short distances,
and have become a professional forum every job seeker should utilize.Relocation Jobs offers international recruitment, employment services and support for the entire relocation process.