There are hundreds of social networks on the Internet and many more in the making as you sit holding this book. LinkedIn (linkedin.com
) is one I highly recommend for career development. Its online instructions are easy to follow and the community is friendly, yet professional. Most important, it’s used widely by job seekers and recruiters looking for perfect matches.
Social networks aren’t just about improving your social life. Online communities are often used by professionals who want to network for business reasons, such as hiring new employees.
Because LinkedIn is one of the largest professional sites and offers specific job search and recruiting tools to its members, I’ll use it in this discussion as a prime ...