Monthly Archives: January 2018

The state of the onion on #LinkedIn

Not a typo. You are metaphorically an onion. You started as a small round seed bulb. (Work with me here, ok?) Each layer of experience and skills you added along the career way enhances the breadth, the depth of your … Continue reading

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Make old #LinkedIn habits die hard

I am not going to harangue you; I do that often enough, but old habits on LinkedIn that do not result in appreciable progress or revenue are not worth pursuing. I trust you agree. First look at your personal and … Continue reading

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Following companies on #LinkedIn

Friday I told you about following people. Today I turn to following companies on LinkedIn. Please follow some companies. Anyone can simply view a company profile page to see who is employed there, what they do and how well they do … Continue reading

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Following on #LinkedIn: not “connect,” but “follow”

Somewhere along the LinkedIn way you saw a profile of someone you wanted to stay in contact with, but there was not a reason to connect with them. After all, you know my philosophy about offering to connect only to … Continue reading

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Exhausted after teaching #LinkedIn, a very good thing!

The other day I restarted my 2018 series in a first-in-a-three-part-program teaching underemployed baby boomers how to use LinkedIn for their job search at a social services agency. It’s pro bono work, entering my 8th year, and I choose to … Continue reading

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And the multipreneurs keep showing up

Last night I co-presented on using LinkedIn effectively with video. Great attendance, informal co-presentation, and we opened the session to questions and then later created concurrent breakout sessions: one for video and one for LinkedIn. At both the Q&A and … Continue reading

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Yesterday there were multipreneurs in the house!

Yesterday afternoon I had the great pleasure of speaking to the NY State Bar Association annual meeting  in its Career Development track. The title: LinkedIn for Lawyers: 10 Tips to Help Your Career. Thanks to Carol Greenwald for copresenting her very … Continue reading

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Made me smile on #LinkedIn

I have been pushing you to combine gestures and words in your everyday LinkedIn usage to make an impact. I routinely recognize colleagues for career events such as work anniversaries and new announcements by adding a few extra words of … Continue reading

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5 sources to get more creative with the #LinkedIn background photo

Most people are remiss in customizing them on their LinkedIn profile, but the banner graphic (aka background photo) at the top is the first thing a viewer will see. My advice: make that first impression a great one! Choose and … Continue reading

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#Video on #LinkedIn: gain attraction and attention (unashamedly)

Last evening I posted this  native video on my LinkedIn shared feed. It was intended to show how  easy it is to notify connections of something you are actively promoting, in my case, advising readers that I was making edits … Continue reading

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