Job Hunting and Social Media

Job Hunting and Social Media

Earlier this month, Facebook announced that they want to help you find a job – I do NOT recommend this! Job Hunting and Social Media CAN be a good combination – read on to learn how to mix properly. Social media CAN be a helpful tool when looking for a
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LinkedIn Scams

LinkedIn Scams: How to Spot Them and Protect Yourself

As most of you know, I am a huge LinkedIn fan! I think that it is an invaluable tool and that EVERY professional should have an up-to-date profile on the site. That said, it IS a public forum and as such, you do need to be careful. LinkedIn scams DO
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How to Block or Report a Person and/or Inappropriate Activity on LinkedIn

How to Block or Report a Person and/or Inappropriate Activity on LinkedIn – Tutorial

Here is a tutorial on how to block or report a person and/or inappropriate activity on LinkedIn. On your DESKTOP, log into your account and go to the person’s profile page. If you ARE connected, click on the small arrow next to the ‘Send a message’ button. If you ARE
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How to set you LinkedIn E-Mail Notifications

How to set your LinkedIn E-Mail Notifications

Lately, I have been receiving some EXCELLENT questions via LinkedIn! Here is one I received this week about how to set your LinkedIn email notifications. Q: I used to receive email notifications when someone invited me to connect with them, and when someone accepted my invitation to connect. A couple
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Accepting LinkedIn Invitations

Accepting LinkedIn Invitations

Accepting LinkedIn invitations can be confusing and fraught with challenges. While there is no ‘one size fits all’ solution to this dilemma, here are some guidelines for accepting LinkedIn invitations. 1.Do you know the person? Sometimes, it’s simple – someone you know and/or have worked with for years, will send
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How to Turn Off Facebook Notifications

Have you ever commented on a friend or family member’s Facebook photo of their new home or baby, only to regret it when you receive a notification for EVERY SUBSEQUENT comment? EVERY. SINGLE. ONE. Facebook is, by design, a SOCIAL network. They want you to converse and interact on their
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Correctly Link to Your Company's LinkedIn Company Page

How to Correctly Link to Your Company’s LinkedIn Company Page

Many LinkedIn users’ personal profiles are NOT correctly linked to the LinkedIn Company Pages of the companies they work for. You may list a company in the experience section of your profile but if you are not linked correctly, clicking on the company name will not take you to the
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Social Media Trends - Predictions for 2016

Social Media Trends – Predictions for 2016

I don’t usually do posts like this but this year, I was pleased to be a part of the Bit.ly blog’s post ‘The Top 20 Social Media Trends in 2016, According to the Experts’ and thought I would share my predictions for 2016 here as well! The bit.ly post only
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5 Summertime Community Building Tasks for LinkedIn

Summertime can be a great time to catch up on work that you just don’t have (or make!) time for during the rest of the year. Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE to travel and totally plan to take some vacation time but when I am working during the summer,
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Favoriting a Tweet on Twitter

A client sent me an excellent question the other day: “When I am reading tweets, I realize that if I favorite it can save them, then go back and send a tweet with my own comment later. But I am not sure how to do this!” Here is my answer:
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