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7 Alternatives to LinkedIn for Professional Networking and Sourcing

There’s no doubt that when it comes to sourcing online, LinkedIn is a paradise for recruiters. Boasting over 225 million members, LinkedIn has cornered the market as the social network of choice for professionals around the world. However in the last few years, there has been an increase in the number of niche professional networking […]

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5 Questions to ask when creating a social media strategy

Social media usage has come a  long way in the last few years. However, a lot of companies still neglect to put a social media strategy in place. Especially for some SMEs, the phrase social media strategy might seem daunting (and expensive!) as it conjures images of trendy consulting agencies sitting you down in a […]

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The Beginner’s Guide to Hootsuite

There’s a plethora of social media management tools available such as Buffer, Tweetdeck, IFTTT and Dlvr.it just to name a few. Everyone has their own favourite but for complete novices, here’s how you can get started with Hootsuite – probably the best free tool available today. Connect your accounts On the free version, you can […]

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Rule No. 4: Set up a Killer LinkedIn Profile – Updated Post

Linked profiles are quickly becoming the digital age’s answer to the traditional paper-based CV. Think of your LinkedIn profile as a dynamic online CV. Graduate recruiters are using LinkedIn to fill jobs and tech savvy job hunters have been using the site to network with other professionals in the field or to ‘follow’ companies they […]

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Xing Vs. LinkedIn, who’s winning the battle for Switzerland?

Earlier this year, LinkedIn reached 200 million users worldwide, gaining traction in non-English speaking markets as the professional network of choice. Meanwhile in German-speaking Europe, Xing continues its growth clocking in at 12.5 million users globally. If you live in Switzerland, which network should you focus on? Current statistics show that Xing has 600’000+ users […]

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