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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Oct
27

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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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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Jul
19

Your LinkedIn Profile Looks Good – Now What?

posted on July 19th, 2016 by Sydney Slavin in LinkedIn Tools | Apps,Profile Development,Social Selling with 0 Comments

  This post is geared to young professionals who are just beginning to build their LinkedIn network. Your LinkedIn profile is a great representation of your professional story, what makes you – you, and what differentiates you from the other 433+ million LinkedIn members. LinkedIn recently published interesting statistics: Customized profiles have 21x more views […]

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Jun
16

Stop the Madness: LinkedIn Skills & Endorsements

posted on June 16th, 2016 by Intero Advisory 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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May
10

Class of 2016: 16 Ways to Impress on LinkedIn

posted on May 10th, 2016 by Sydney Slavin in Career,General,Job Seekers,Profile Development,Strategy with 0 Comments

Class of 2016, your professional journey is soon to begin and your LinkedIn profile is the starting place for your professional story; who you are, what makes you you, and how the skills and knowledge you have acquired from experience and school furthers your passion. For some young professionals, LinkedIn may not be a high […]

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