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LinkedIn Opportunity: Is Someone Knocking on Your Door?

LinkedIn Opportunity

Don’t be so quick to hit the Ignore button on your computer or X on your mobile app, because a new, productive relationship may be just a button click away and you don’t want to miss a LinkedIn opportunity.    

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Build the Perfect Personal Brand in 9 Minutes Each Day [Infographic]

Build Your Brand in Nine Minutes a Day

Did you know that scientists and educators believe 10 minutes is about the longest time any of us can maintain complete focus on one task?

So why do we think that building a personal brand should take hours every day? What if we could build an amazing personal brand… in 9 minutes per day?   

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What Picture is the “Social You” Painting for Employers?

The Social You

For a minute, let’s forget about that beautiful profile pic of yours. Instead, focus on the picture that employers paint in their heads when they discover you in the online world. A world in which – no matter who you are – everything you do and say online contributes to how others see you… the social you.   

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The People’s Perspective: What is the State of Social at Work?

The State of Social Media at Work

We keep hearing that social media is infectious at work. In fact, many companies – much to the chagrin of their younger employees – have strict policies against use of handheld devices and social while on the job.

But is social really a big issue at work? Do we dive for our devices every chance we get? These numbers might surprise you…   

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6 Bad LinkedIn Habits That Must Be Broken

LinkedIn

As LinkedIn surpasses 300 million users, it clearly remains a powerful networking site where the benefits of social meet the needs of the professional.

Still, there seems to be some confusion on how to use LinkedIn; there are still several basic tenets of using LinkedIn that seem to go ignored. Specifically, we seem to be using Linked as we use Facebook or Twitter…   

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How About.me Makes a Major Difference in Your Job Search

About.me Logo

Perhaps you’ve heard a bit about About.me, a platform that enables you to create a personalized web presence using a simple, visually appealing interface.

About.me is quickly gaining popularity as an effective social networking tool for job seekers, and if you haven’t yet set up a profile, here are a few key reasons why you might want to do that…   

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