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LinkedIn Photo Fails That Could Ruin Your Brand [Infographic]

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In the age of duck lipped, tongue out, ultra-close-up selfies that may or may not include a toilet in the background, the list of profile photo fails is endlessly entertaining. But you’d expect to see these on Instagram or Facebook, not on LinkedIn. After all, LinkedIn was designed to help manage your professional identity, engage with your professional network, and access opportunities and knowledge within your given industry. It’s supposed to help you improve your brand, impress your network, and generate opportunities. And your LinkedIn photo is the first thing people see.   

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Self-Promotion: The Key Job Search Skill You Never Knew You Needed

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As a job seeker, you need to develop an important set of new skills. Job search requires self-promotion! You must learn how to think like a marketer and learn the basics of selling!   

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How Can an Introvert Thrive in an Interconnected, Extroverted World?

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Do you struggle as an introvert to promote yourself in today’s competitive and networked work environment? If so, this post offers five ways to help you build your confidence and be more at ease with the demands of an extroverted world.   

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Instagram: Another Intelligent Tool for Your Online Job Search

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Instagram is the popular photo-sharing social media platform. But why would you want to use it for your job search? If you are already on Instagram, consider using it to build your personal brand and online visibility. And to connect with potential employers (who also are using Instagram). It’s just one more place online you can tell your career story and develop a valuable network.   

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How to Create a Real All-Star LinkedIn Profile [Infographic]

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Having a LinkedIn profile is no longer enough, especially if no one is seeing it. Or worse, people are seeing your profile but it does a poor job of representing you and what you do. Your profile is an essential part of your personal brand. Having an all-star LinkedIn profile is a must if you plan to do any form of LinkedIn marketing or lead generation.   

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9 Steps to an Improved Personal Brand [Infographic]

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Marketers have long understood the value of a strong brand. To make sure their brand is on everyone’s mind, they create elaborate, targeted campaigns across multiple media formats. It’s how they sell their product.

An improved personal brand requires the same approach…   

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