Social Media & Networking as Tools for Job Seekers

If you find yourself unemployed or think you might be laid off soon, Social Media & Networking are great tools to aid you in your job search. Here are a few links to get you going:

Social Media in Plain English by Common Craft

Social Networking in Plain English by Common Craft

7 Secrets to Getting Your Next Job Using Social Media from Mashable

Downsized? Fired? Here are the new rules of finding a job from Web Ink Now

The Social Network as a Career Safety Net from the New York Times

Putting Yourself Out There on a Shelf to Buy from the New York Times

How to Manage Your Reputation Online from the New York Times

Social Networking for Business from Chaos To Clarity

Leverage Twitter for Your Job Search from TwiTip

How David Murray found a new job via Twitter from Web Ink Now

10 Ning Networks to Help You Land Your Next Job from Mashable

Elements of a Good LinkedIn Recommendation from Chris Brogan