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Networking Newbies: LinkedIn for High School Students

networking newbies

Have you ever heard that it’s not what you know, it’s who you know? You probably have, and for good reason. Your knowledge and experiences are certainly keys to success, but it’s in meeting new people and growing your network that pours gasoline onto the flame of opportunity. As Leonard Andrew Consulting works with more and more high school students and their families, we frequently discuss the importance of young people beginning to focus more seriously on their network, specifically their professional social network on LinkedIn.   

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Get Smart: 10 Ways to Look Smarter on LinkedIn [Infographic]

get smart

LinkedIn is now one of the top social networks all over the world. So much so, that your LinkedIn Profile has become the key component in advancing your career. Do you think you have an excellent profile? Unfortunately, with all the competition out there, creating an attractive, well-structured profile is simply not enough. To promote yourself efficiently and effectively requires a smart LinkedIn profile.   

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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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