Category Archives: LinkedIn

In Life and LinkedIn: The Power of Thank You

Thank you button

Throughout your early years, your mom always stressed the importance of saying thank you.

And now that you are starting your early career, her advice has never been more important: in life and on LinkedIn…   

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LinkedIn Bootcamp: Basic Training for Your Personal Marketing

LinkedIn Bootcamp

After a fast-paced #InternPro Twitter chat last night titled “Don’t Be a LinkedIn-diot: Build Your LinkedIn Profile Like a Pro,” we thought this classic infographic from Mindflash just may be what the doctor ordered.

After all, once those shiny new profiles are out there for all to see, it’s time to start flexing those personal networking muscles!   

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Your LinkedIn Profile Sucks… Here’s How to Fix That

How-to-Build-the-Perfect-LinkedIn-Profile

Almost everyone, including college students and entry-level professionals, now realizes that a presence on LinkedIn is a mandatory element of career development. And more than ever, people are creating a LinkedIn profile.

Here’s the problem: most of those profiles… suck.    

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5 Signs You Might be a Loser on LinkedIn

LinkedIn Loser

In stark contrast to Twitter and Facebook, LinkedIn members have developed ways to communicate with each other. As the platform has evolved, some connection and communication techniques have proven far more effective than others.

Use the wrong tools, or communicate in the wrong way – like those described below – and you may be labeled a Linkedin Loser…   

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5 Great Uses of Linkedin (That You Probably Aren’t Using)

Make the Most of LinkedIn

If you’re an internship or job seeker, you might be using the number one professional network to look at open positions. Or you may be on the world’s largest professional networking just hoping you’ll be found.

The reality is: this is a much more powerful tool than that… and you may not be using LinkedIn to its maximum benefit.   

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6 Reasons You Need a LinkedIn Profile Right Now

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Today, LinkedIn and your resume go together like peanut butter and jelly – universally accepted as a good thing, a standard even. Yet, I still get asked all the time: Do I really need a profile on LinkedIn?

Here are 6 reasons why you should be on LinkedIn, and if you already are, why you should continuously update and optimize your profile…   

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