Monthly Archives: February 2017

#LinkedIn grows up 1

Perhaps we like the old LinkedIn way of life. LinkedIn did not and has been slowly adjusting us to a new desktop “experience” much like that on your iPad or iPhone. The icons and graphic look are better, but the … Continue reading

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Back at ya

I was speaking at a conference in California, and in a true keystone cops series of events all day up to my speaking time that afternoon, I arrived at the dais with 20 minutes to spare. Talk accomplished. Kept my … Continue reading

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Presidents’ Day

I have been dubbed an honest voice on LinkedIn by a colleague. In fact he called me Abraham LinkedIn. Isn’t he clever? So I will riff on that: Well you get the idea…Happy honest President’s Day.

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“Me” on #LinkedIn

The new user interface on LinkedIn places you and me squarely in the middle. Everything you do to improve your profile is found in the “Me” tab at the top. You edit your profile in “Me;” no longer a separate … Continue reading

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On the radio (again) re #LinkedIn new UI

Always a pleasure to speak with Joe Connolly at WCBS Newsradio 880 in NYC yesterday morning. It’s been a regular nearly semi-annual gig. The more we speak, the more his, and your, understanding of this self-branding power tool grows and … Continue reading

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232 is a magic number on #LinkedIn now

Yes that’s the number of the character in the first 2 lines of your Intro (formerly known as Summary) section in the new LinkedIn user interface. Which means you get a second brief opportunity to make the casual reader of … Continue reading

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Snowmageddon (not quite) but a great day!

Not complaining, but the great nor’easter snow storm only amounted to 8 inches here so we got lucky. The day was spent teaching LinkedIn to 4 coaching clients, from Florida to Genoa (Italy) to Connecticut. Each crisscrossing their career needs … Continue reading

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Snowmageddon: time to make new contacts on #LinkedIn

It’s 6 am and already an inch of snow on the ground. The forecast calls for another 9-11″ more. Everyone will be working from home today, or if they had to go to work, it will be a quieter day … Continue reading

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Slip sliding away on #LinkedIn

So LinkedIn, do you think I can get the new user interface soon? It’s appearing on other clients’ screens and on the coop-etition’s as well. Not mine. But brouhaha! I have a way to see mine in the new interface … Continue reading

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Effective messaging on #LinkedIn

There are many ways to communicate a personalized message on LinkedIn. Some are business-related, some are celebratory, like a work anniversary or a promotion. (Resist the birthday wishes on LinkedIn please.) LinkedIn provides you a fast and easy (too easy) … Continue reading

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