The social job hunter

The social job hunter

  What better way to network than virtually, especially when job searching? LinkedIn, you can call out to your connections to let them know you are job searching. You can be introduced to their connections, for maximum networking opportunities. As LinkedIn is a professional networking site, you can also link your Twitter and blog to…

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The year of Google+

2014: The year of Google+?

It’s that time of year when we dust off the crystal ball and try to predict and prepare for what 2014 holds for some of our favourite social networks. And here’s what Bakti expects to see this coming year! Facebook: I’ve seen A LOT of articles peppered around the net claiming that Facebook is in crisis…

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Examining the impact of the new LinkedIn Showcase Pages

Examining the impact of the new LinkedIn Showcase Pages

With every company, there are always multiple areas to focus on and different products to promote. But how do you ensure that when promoting online on sites such as LinkedIn, your focus is evident and not just a jumbled-up mess of completely different areas? If this is a common issue facing your business, then LinkedIn…

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Google+ go enterprise social with closed communities

Google+ go enterprise social with closed communities

G+ yesterday launched another new platform development allowing organisations and employees to create private communities. This is a very ‘social business’ move, with G+ following in the footsteps of LinkedIn’s open and closed groups. The hope is that organisations and its employees flock to the platform to connect through discussion threads familiar to those using internal…

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How did you find that candidate

How did you find that candidate?

When you first learn there is a possible job opening, and your pipeline is not looking strong, what is your first action? Post the job to generate an influx of CVs or simply strategise and plan? “It depends on the role”, I hear you say… But I am not sure that’s the right response. When…

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Latest Social Advertising Developments

We have had mixed news recently around online advertising, with some sites focusing more heavily on their advertising offering, whilst other businesses are popping up to block ads from customers devices… So you know what’s been happening recently, take a look at the latest developments here: Simplified Facebook Advertising It was announced yesterday that Facebook…

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5 LinkedIn group stats you need to know

Activity in LinkedIn groups shows absolutely no signs of slowing, even with the platform’s emphasis on a content rich update feed.  When Facebook made this move with their series of  news feed updates, the groups eventually went, but it doesn’t look like they will be going any where fast on LinkedIn… LinkedIn groups provide an…

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