Category Archives: Networking

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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6 Unique Networking Tips That Actually Work

Networkind Made Simple

Six years ago, in a Blockbuster store of all places, I was approached by a guy who also happened to be named Adam.

As we talked, we discovered we were both in marketing; he a copywriter and me on the tech side. After 5 minutes, we knew the relationship would be mutually beneficial. That is networking!   

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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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This Killer Networking Strategy Takes You from Meh to Amazing

Killer Networking Strategy

For many job seekers, networking as a job search strategy creates a great deal of angst; we are simply uncomfortable introducing ourselves to strangers with the hope of uncovering job leads.

But the reality is: that’s putting the horse before the cart. The first hurdle is simply finding new people – the right people –to add to your network…   

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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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