Dec
13

If You Had to be One Word, What Would it Be?

posted on December 13th, 2016 by Colleen McKenna in Career,CEOs,General,Job Seekers,Leadership,Professional Development,Strategy with 0 Comments

Have you ever had a three-minute conversation with someone that you don’t see often that just stays with you? And for days, you are reminded of that conversation, because you realize that it’s because you are supposed to do something with that conversation? The question is, do you? Do I? I had that conversation a […]

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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 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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Nov
15

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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Oct
25

I’m Not Going to Hunt You Down

posted on October 25th, 2016 by Erin Miller in Job Seekers,Recruiting | Hiring,Strategy with 0 Comments

There’s an interesting thing that happens in recruiting. It’s something that I’ve experienced firsthand, but has also recently come up in conversation with two fellow recruiters: A candidate applies for a job, or expresses interest in an opportunity, and then goes completely silent. No response to emails or calls. No follow-up on status of resume […]

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Aug
25

Should Your LinkedIn Photo be a Selfie?

posted on August 25th, 2016 by Colleen McKenna in General,Job Seekers,Profile Development with 0 Comments

  Originally published in April of 2014, this post is just as applicable today as it was 2.5 years ago. As we approach Fall, always a busy time in business, job hunting and networking, consider your LinkedIn profile photo and whether it really reflects your professional capabilities. Selfies work for kids, teenagers and fun-loving adults […]

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Aug
23

4 Ways to Review Your Profile in Case of an Opportunity

posted on August 23rd, 2016 by Erin Miller in General,Job Seekers,Profile Development,Recruiting | Hiring with 0 Comments

We know a lot of people that are currently either looking for new opportunities or preparing to begin a job search. Whether you’re in the market for a new job or not, we recommend thoroughly reviewing your profile a few times a year. If you are focused on pursuing new opportunities, there are a couple […]

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Aug
16

Reinvent Yourself – 37 Ways for Marketing Professionals to Stay Marketable

posted on August 16th, 2016 by Colleen McKenna in Branding,Career,Job Seekers,Marketing,Profile Development,Publishing,Social Selling,Strategy with 1 Comment

  When this post was originally published in September 2013, 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; great for marketing & business development professionals and those that are trying to build […]

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Aug
02

How to Use LinkedIn Search

The LinkedIn Search field is an excellent tool. Not only does it provide a way for you to easily navigate through your various LinkedIn pages, tabs and features, it can also open you up to a whole new world of information, resources and profiles on LinkedIn! Because there are so many options and possibilities, we […]

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Jul
14

New LinkedIn Recruiting and Job Search Feature

posted on July 14th, 2016 by Erin Miller in Job Seekers,Recruiting | Hiring with 0 Comments

I recently came across a new feature while searching for potential candidates on LinkedIn that, for some, will be very, very exciting. You may first recall my updates from LinkedIn’s Talent Connect conference last year, as we recapped exciting new product announcements. One in particular really stood out as being special: “They’ve (LinkedIn) redesigned the […]

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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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