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From Newspaper Boy through Engineering to Recruiter, with several stops on the journey to today! John Rose CPC [also known as Resourcefuljohn] has over many years embraced change, developed new skills and shared them with the passion and belief that ‘the world is not flat’ and ‘you can teach old dogs new tricks’. John Rose CPC is an exponent for everyone to apply 'Best Practices' and the effective and beneficial utilization of Social Media to connect, communicate and collaborate with people and businesses.   Even with the advancements in technology, John Rose CPC strongly believes "people make businesses succeed".  John's passion is about people and business people re-engineering. John does train others and talk about recruiters | recruitment | careers | job search | social media as a tool. Being an early adopter of new tools and process in the recruitment and careers market, John Rose CPC  believes in learning through communication and collaboration. Presently on the Board of Advisers to AIESEC LAURIER - a graduate student led business that facilitates international student internships.

Monday, May 9, 2011

Promoting your Skills - not just on LinkedIN!

Today's market require individuals and businesses "...to find and be found"
Several prominent marketeers, including - Scott Stratten, author of UnMarketing and Martin Buckland, principle behind Executive Career Management repeat the message that skills need to be visible, prominent and meaningful.  

There are a plethora of 'tools' under the banner 'Social Media' that can be used to help you be found or find others, most unfortunately have been developed for a specific country market place.  Whilst LinkedIn was developed initially for the N.American market - the vision was always to be a global product with global value and variances.

I have come across a social media tool that has high potential and should definitely be in your armoury, whether you are looking to be found or are seeking to find: 
Tool to help you Find and be Found!
One of the reasons I like this tool, and the long term potential, is that you can select your Country and then specify your skills using multiple headings.  For businesses, you can search for people with the skills you seek, and even drill down to a specific geographical area.  Check out my Skillpages profile and when you join, I would be very happy to be part of your trusted network.