I Want to Recommend You, But First Please Update Your Photo

posted on December 1st, 2016 by Sydney Slavin in Career,Development,General,Job Seekers,Profile Development,Strategy with 0 Comments

Through outreach initiatives and recruiting projects, I look at hundreds of profiles every day. Oh my goodness. The number of nonprofessional and to be quite honest, unflattering profile photos may be contributing to my fleeting sanity. When I see a bad photo or a photo with multiple people or a photo of you demonstrating your […]

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Increase LinkedIn Profile Views with an Image, Posts + Media

posted on November 29th, 2016 by Colleen McKenna in Branding,LinkedIn Tools | Apps,Publishing,Quick Tips | How-To's with 3 Comments

Get noticed more often by adding some color to your LinkedIn profile. How long do you spend on someone’s profile if they don’t have much on their profile? Probably less than five seconds. If their profile is good, you might spend eight to ten seconds. Approximately 65 percent of the population are visual learners and […]

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Pausing for a Time of Thanks

posted on November 22nd, 2016 by Colleen McKenna in CEOs,General with 1 Comment

Thanksgiving is my favorite four-day pause of the year, a mini-respite to kick off the holidays and to come together, rest, enjoy and yes, pause. For me, going full speed, through the days, weeks and months, it’s good to stay home, sleep a little later, reflect on the current year and begin to shape the […]

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Working with Recruiters: 3 More Tips for Companies

posted on November 17th, 2016 by Erin Miller in Career,CEOs,Quick Tips | How-To's,Recruiting | Hiring with 0 Comments

SS: This post was originally published in April 2015 by Erin Miller. This post received such a great response and since then, it has been shared and referenced over and over again. We’d thought we’d share it again for those who haven’t read it yet. These three tips are still extremely relevant and essential for […]

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Privacy or Complacency — What’s Actually Stopping You?

posted on November 15th, 2016 by Colleen McKenna in Branding,Career,CEOs,Job Seekers,Professional Development with 0 Comments

Your Privacy is Important to You. You value your privacy and aren’t the least bit concerned that your lack of “presence” will have any effect on your current or future career. You’re confident your experience and position will speak for you. And, while that may be true there is another view you should consider. Your […]

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I Have Two Inboxes?

posted on November 8th, 2016 by Mollie Shipley in General,LinkedIn Tools | Apps,Quick Tips | How-To's,Strategy with 0 Comments

Recently I have had clients asking the same question when it comes to their outreach through Sales Navigator, “I’m sending messages, but I am not seeing any responses?” My first question to them is if they have checked their Sales Navigator Inbox and their response is always “…my what…? I’m not sure where that is.” […]

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Working with Recruiters: For Companies

posted on November 3rd, 2016 by Erin Miller in General,Recruiting | Hiring,Strategy with 1 Comment

There are a few things that companies and recruiters can work together on that make the hiring process run very smoothly. For Recruiters, here are a few things to keep in mind as you begin to work with a new company. If you are a business owner, consider this information as you bring a recruiter in to assist with hiring.

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Where Are You?

posted on October 27th, 2016 by Sydney Slavin in General,Professional Development,Profile Development,Quick Tips | How-To's with 0 Comments

Hello there, where are you located? While helping our clients with their prospecting efforts, I’ve noticed the location on a personal profile often differs from the location listed on their company’s LinkedIn Company Page. Deciding which location to consider the “right one” creates quite the predicament for me. I have to decide if the person […]

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