Aug
07

Stop Networking and Actually Get to Know People

Speed networking has been off my radar for a while now. It’s just not enough anymore. The five to ten minutes of uber-high level pleasantries, quick questions focused on what you do, who you know and why you’re there just don’t cut it anymore. These quick conversations, usually positioned before or in between presentations, speakers, […]

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Jun
12

13 Tips to Get the Most Out of the LinkedIn Mobile App

posted on June 12th, 2018 by Colleen McKenna in Development,General,LinkedIn Tools | Apps with 0 Comments

You’re not at your desk, you prefer your tablet or phone to your desktop or laptop, you’ve become accustomed to using apps rather than websites – you may fit in one or more of these categories. If so, learning more about LinkedIn’s mobile apps is important for you. It’s been a long while since we’ve […]

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May
08

Coaches Help Catapult Your Results and Success

posted on May 8th, 2018 by Colleen McKenna in Career,CEOs,Development,Leadership,Professional Development with 0 Comments

“I probably would not still be working this hard if it wasn’t for Sydney. Please let her know how much I appreciate her work.” I receive these types of follow-up messages quite frequently and am always grateful for our clients who take the time to share their appreciation and recognize a job well done. The […]

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Dec
12

LinkedIn Generates Bottom of the Funnel Results

posted on December 12th, 2017 by Colleen McKenna in Branding,CEOs,Development with 0 Comments

When the “Does LinkedIn actually work?” question comes up, I have go-to success stories. I think immediately of all the clients we have worked with who have gained the best bottom of the funnel results—revenue. And, then I recall their amazement when a client receives a response from a message while we are in a […]

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Aug
01

How to Develop Your Employer Brand

posted on August 1st, 2017 by Colleen McKenna in Branding,CEOs,Development,Leadership,Marketing,Recruiting | Hiring with 0 Comments

In a recent conversation with a new human resources vice president, I listened as they explained their struggles to craft their employer branding message. They are a mature company with a stable history, exceptional products, excellent service and a forward-thinking leadership team. They even have positive comments and a favorable CEO score on Glassdoor. One […]

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Jan
31

What’s Your Word for 2017?

posted on January 31st, 2017 by Sydney Slavin in Development,General,Intero Team with 0 Comments

Colleen wrote a post about choosing a word for 2017. She shared her word for 2017, and I want to share mine. There’s nothing like making it public to be accountable. I may be a little late to the party but better late than never, right? And, maybe we consider this a 30-day check-in. In […]

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Dec
01

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 non-professional 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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Oct
20

Landing Your Professional Messaging

posted on October 20th, 2016 by Colleen McKenna in Branding,Career,Development,Training with 0 Comments

When this post was originally published in July 2014, we received such a great response. Since then, it has been shared and referenced over and over again. For those that haven’t read it yet, we’d thought we’d share it again; a great reminder about the importance of a professional brand. Enjoy!   We talk with […]

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Oct
06

7 Reasons You Should Have a FOMO LinkedIn Mindset

posted on October 6th, 2016 by Colleen McKenna in Career,Development,Recruiting | Hiring,Training with 0 Comments

When this post was originally published in August 2013, we received such a great response. Since then, it has been shared and referenced multiple times. For those that haven’t read it yet, we’d thought we’d share it again. Enjoy! Do you know what FOMO is? I was listening to my college-aged daughter and her roommates earlier […]

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