Tips for using social media to land a new job

05/2/2013 | AOL Jobs

A professional head shot and a brief but informative headline are key for job seekers using LinkedIn to land a new job, career coach Marty Nemko writes in this commentary. They should seek advice from targeted contacts and try to get at least 10 strong recommendations from their networks, Nemko suggests, advising them not to spend too much time posting in LinkedIn groups. "Unless your posts stand out again and again as ahead of the pack, it's unlikely to be worth the effort," Nemko advises.

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