Career Advice – How to Sign Up to GIVE or RECEIVE Advice via LinkedIn’s Career Advice Hub

Since late 2017,  LinkedIn has offered a Career Advice feature – a valuable, FREE, resource that many people seem to know nothing about! The feature allows people to GIVE and/or RECEIVE career advice from fellow LinkedIn members both in and beyond your connection list. There are many advantages to participating
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How to request a LinkedIn Recommendation

How to Request a LinkedIn Recommendation – Tutorial with Desktop and Phone Instructions

Here is how to request a LinkedIn Recommendation from both your desktop computer and your phone: PC Desktop instructions (scroll down to see Android phone instructions) 1. Log into LinkedIn and go to your HOME page 2. Start typing the name of the person you want to have recommend you,
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Building a Community on Instagram

Building a Community on Instagram

Here are some guidelines to keep in mind when building a community on Instagram. Whether you are starting from scratch or are already on Instagram but find it a waste of time and do NOT look forward to checking your feed, these tips will help you make the most of
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Checklist of Things to Include in an Introductory Email to a Potential Client

A Checklist of Things to Include in an Introductory Email to a Potential Client

Do you send unsolicited emails to prospects and leads? I do not usually recommend this tactic as it can lead to getting your email address blacklisted and can start your relationship off on the wrong foot but I realize that many business people rely on this approach to fill their
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Casual Conversations on LinkedIn Lead to New Opportunities

Casual Conversations on LinkedIn Lead to New Opportunities

According to the official LinkedIn Blog, 35% of users say that a casual conversation on LinkedIn has led to a new opportunity. Last week while away in Raleigh for the 2017 Internet Summit, I experienced this firsthand! Over breakfast, on the second day of the conference, I was checking my
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Link to a post on LinkedIn

How to Link to a Post on LinkedIn

One of the easiest ways to AMPLIFY the reach of your social message is to ask colleagues, employees and friends to SHARE the information with their social network. Whether it is a new blog post, a pertinent insight or a job opening,  an effective tactic is to send an email,
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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 add a project to your LinkedIn profile

Adding a Project to Your LinkedIn Profile – Tutorial

This past week, Lakshmi N. ‘Koti’ Koteeswaran, a Healthcare Professional from Mckinney, Texas asked an excellent question about adding a project to your LinkedIn Profile. Q: I was wondering if you could please let me know how to add Projects in a way that appears under each Employer section. A:
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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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