Nov
21

Is Your Lyft Driver the Awesome Talent You’re Searching For?

posted on November 21st, 2017 by Colleen McKenna in General,Job Seekers,Leadership,Recruiting | Hiring with 0 Comments

To all our friends, readers and clients, Happy Thanksgiving. We hope you pause and enjoy time with your family and friends, eat well and rest. I hope you find this week’s post encouraging. Always keep your head up and your eyes open, you never know who you might meet and be encouraged by.   Before […]

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Oct
17

What is Your 2018 LinkedIn Training Plan?

Knowledge and skill are relative. While I may take a two or three yoga classes per week, I am no expert. Left to my own devices, my poses disintegrate into half a pose far too soon and the sequence that seems ever so important becomes a jumbled mess where my breathing sounds labored rather than […]

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Oct
12

Your LinkedIn Search Appearances

LinkedIn now makes it so easy to see how your network is interacting with your profile. The Dashboard on your profile serves as a central hub, where you can view Who Viewed Your Profile and, if you publish your own content on LinkedIn, your Post Views. The most exciting addition to this Dashboard is your […]

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Sep
26

How Does Your Recruiter Stack Up?

posted on September 26th, 2017 by Colleen McKenna in CEOs,Job Seekers,Leadership,LinkedIn Tools | Apps,Recruiting | Hiring,Strategy with 0 Comments

Recruiting great talent is as important as finding profitable clients who consider you a partner and not simply a vendor. In a recent presentation to more than sixty CEOs and business owners, less than 20% of them had a dedicated recruiter on their team. Most of these companies also said they didn’t have a talent […]

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Aug
08

How to Leverage Your Talent Brand and Hire More Effectively

posted on August 8th, 2017 by Colleen McKenna in Branding,Leadership,Marketing,Recruiting | Hiring with 0 Comments

From Employer Brand to Talent Brand: “We need to hire someone for that position, today.” End of meeting. With that statement dancing in the air, the CEO abruptly leaves your office and heads to another meeting. You already knew you needed to fill that position. You knew that yesterday. Your struggle? Finding the right people […]

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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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Jul
25

Is One of Your Key Employees Getting Ready to Leave?

Kudos to the CEO who left one of my training workshops and took some time to look at how he, his employees and his company looked on LinkedIn. After doing some review, not overly stealthy the way, he noticed that a senior member of his executive team seemed to be using LinkedIn differently. The tip […]

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Jun
08

Open to New Opportunities Feature on LinkedIn

posted on June 8th, 2017 by Sydney Slavin in Career,Job Seekers,LinkedIn Tools | Apps,Recruiting | Hiring with 0 Comments

Looking for a new job? Recently graduated from college? Then tune into this: LinkedIn has a feature that you’re not going to want to miss! The “Open to new opportunities” button means that you can wipe the sweat off of your forehead when going through that daunting task of finding a new career. So take […]

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