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Online Networking Etiquette

Tweet Online groups can be a great way to broaden your network – get to know others in your field, connect with leaders and put forth your expertise.  As you interact online, rules of good behavior and etiquette apply, just as they do in the real world.  Here are some ways to keep your online [...]

Avoiding LinkedIn Faux Pas

Tweet Job seekers know LinkedIn can be a vital part of a successful job search.  But use it incorrectly and you will alienate people in your network, create bad will and maybe even cost yourself opportunities.  Here are some common LinkedIn mistakes and how to avoid them:

How To Get And Give Recommendations On LinkedIn

Tweet LinkedIn is a job seeker’s best friend and there’s a lot you can do to optimize use of LinkedIn in your job search. One important action item is to add recommendations to your profile. Some job seekers feel hesitant to ask for these recommendations.  If done right, they can greatly enhance your LinkedIn profile [...]

Giving the Gift of LinkedIn Recommendations

Tweet The holiday season is upon us, and many (like me) are scrambling to find gifts for professional colleagues.  While budgets are tight for many, a meaningful gift doesn’t have to cost anything.   A recommendation on LinkedIn is a thoughtful gift that will bee appreciated for many reasons:

The Art of the Cold Contact

Tweet Contacting people you don’t know, even over e-mail, can be intimidating. But it doesn’t have to be. If you do your research, compose a professional communication, and get the right message across, it can be a rewarding process and a critical part of building your network.

The Importance of LinkedIn During Job Search

Tweet LinkedIn is the most popular professional networking website, with 100 million members.  Many of us use LinkedIn and have heard that LinkedIn is a great tool for career advancement – and for your job search.  But just how important is your LinkedIn profile? Here are some real-life stories that highlight some of the ways [...]

6 Steps to a More Marketable LinkedIn Profile

Tweet Today our guest blogger is Jeff Haden. Jeff is a columnist for Inc.com and CBSMoneyWatch.com.  He has written more than 30 non-fiction books, including four Business and Investing titles that reached #1 on Amazon’s bestseller list. Jeff learned much of what he knows about business from managing a 250-employee book manufacturing plant. Everything else he [...]

Video Friday: Using LinkedIn Groups to Network

Tweet You know LinkedIn is a great networking tool, but are you using it to to its fullest?  In today’s video, Jobfully Social Media Marketing Manager Dennis Grubbs explains how to use LinkedIn Groups to make connections.

LinkedIn Tip: Invitation Etiquette

Tweet Today our guest blogger is Matt Youngquist. Matt is the President of Career Horizons, serving Northwest individuals and organizations dealing with the unique challenges of job hunting and employment transition.  Matt is a recognized expert in the field of career coaching, job hunting, and professional employment counseling.  You can follow him on Twitter @mattyoungquist. Over [...]

LinkedIn Buzz Words

Tweet Are you guilty of overusing buzz words and clichés on your LinkedIn Profile? The folks at LinkedIn have released a list of the top over-used profile buzz words.  We are listing the most over-used buzzwords in the U.S in this article.  How many of these are you using?

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