Tag Archives: Social network

Avoid Social Media Pitfalls in the Job Search

More than 73% of U.S. adults use social networks, and by 2016 the number could reach 4.3 billion, according to Radicati Group Inc., a market research firm. Employers have taken a liking to the popularity of social media, including platforms … Continue reading

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8 Ways to Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile

Whether you’re on LinkedIn to look for a job, to network, or to engage in business or career development, one of the most important assets you can have is a well-crafted profile. Many people neglect to optimize their profile page, … Continue reading

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Use This Headshot Tip to Make Your Intended First Impression

Everyone knows the basic rules of resume and social media photos. They should be head shots, you should dress appropriately, and it’s better to have one all-purpose photo than it is to present yourself as strictly business on one site … Continue reading

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Two Strategies for Using LinkedIn to Grow Your Network, Establish Credibility, and Build Your Brand

LinkedIn allows you to do so many things, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by its potential and want to abandon it altogether. Below I offer two areas of focus that are sure to expand your network and let people know … Continue reading

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A Line On LinkedIn Goes A LOOOOOONG Way!

An introduction line that is. Do you ever get invitations from people with whom you have no apparent connection? Of course, meeting new people is one of the best parts of any social networking site. However, too many LinkedIn requests … Continue reading

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UNtargeted Networking

As part of your ongoing career management, targeted networking should be a part of your life. Whether you attend regular industry meetings, volunteer on internal committees, or join discussion groups on LinkedIn, building relationships with people in your field is … Continue reading

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