Jun
30

How to Attach a Resume to a LinkedIn Job Application

posted on June 30th, 2016 by Erin Miller in Job Seekers,LinkedIn Tools | Apps,Quick Tips | How-To's with 0 Comments

Job seekers, let’s talk. It’s really tough looking for a job. Believe me, I know firsthand. I speak with active candidates every day that are working their hardest to land that next awesome opportunity. But I see a few missteps happen over and over again that I am truly perplexed by. Take a moment and […]

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Jun
28

Are You Really a Good Networker?

posted on June 28th, 2016 by Colleen McKenna in General,Leadership,Professional Development,Social Selling,Your Network with 0 Comments

What does it mean to be a connector or networker? A connector links two or more things together. In networking, those two “things” are people. As a result, something else occurs—a good conversation, a new relationship, job, business partnership, etc. Many of us view ourselves as connectors; uber-networkers who open up their networks to others. […]

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Jun
21

15 Ways to Prepare for the Microsoft LinkedIn Acquisition

posted on June 21st, 2016 by Colleen McKenna in General,Marketing,Strategy,Your Network with 0 Comments

Already, just days after the announcement of Microsoft buying LinkedIn, much has been written about this acquisition. Analysts, social media bloggers, LinkedIn enthusiasts and social selling experts have shared their varied opinions and hopeful enthusiasm. In short, the more I think about it and understand it, the more I consider it a smart move. LinkedIn, […]

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Jun
16

Stop the Madness: LinkedIn Skills & Endorsements

posted on June 16th, 2016 by Lindsey Stemann in LinkedIn Tools | Apps,Profile Development,Quick Tips | How-To's with 0 Comments

1.Access Skills & Endorsements 99% of the time I work with professionals the topic of LinkedIn’s Skills & Endorsements section comes up in conversation. Here are some of the comments I regularly receive, with accompanied responses in case you are curious about the same thing: “How in the world did I get endorsed for [insert skill]? I never put […]

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Jun
14

LinkedIn Acquired by Microsoft

posted on June 14th, 2016 by Lindsey Stemann in General with 0 Comments

On Monday, June 13th 2016, news broke that “LinkedIn has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Microsoft.” While we are still learning exactly what this means for us, as a collective group of LinkedIn members, we wanted to be the first to share the news with you in case you had not heard […]

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Jun
07

5 LinkedIn Distractions that Make Me Want to Scream

posted on June 7th, 2016 by Colleen McKenna in General,LinkedIn Tools | Apps,Publishing,Your Network with 0 Comments

It’s all about the user experience, right? I am a sucker for a great website, app or software that lets me do what I need to do, simply. I have been known to change carriers, companies, and online platforms because I don’t like fighting their site or digging for information. That’s why I use business […]

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Jun
02

How to Build a LinkedIn Showcase Page

posted on June 2nd, 2016 by Sydney Slavin in Branding,General with 0 Comments

Showcase pages are extensions of your Company Page, designed for highlighting a particular business unit, brand, audience, or initiative. You can share updates and sponsored updates with LinkedIn members who follow your Showcase Page.They are focused on building relationships with LinkedIn members.   In order to create a Showcase Page, first hover over the down […]

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May
31

Building a Recruiting Infrastructure

posted on May 31st, 2016 by Erin Miller in Leadership,LinkedIn Tools | Apps,Recruiting | Hiring,Strategy with 0 Comments

I’ve written a couple of posts on how companies can best engage with recruiters. There is a lot to consider when you’re bringing in an external consultant to complete the significant task of building your team. I recently had a conversation with a client where we discussed the importance of having recruiting “infrastructure.” I made […]

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May
26

Protect Your LinkedIn Account

posted on May 26th, 2016 by Lindsey Stemann in General,Quick Tips | How-To's with 0 Comments

1.Introduction Were you a LinkedIn member in 2012? If so, you may remember the password security breach LinkedIn experienced that compromised more than 6.5 million member login credentials. It turns out that number is exponentially higher than LinkedIn realized. This month LinkedIn became aware that more than 100 million members were actually affected by the breach more than four years ago. […]

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