Month: October 2015

How to Immediately Discredit Yourself to a New LinkedIn Connection

I love LinkedIn. I love the business community, vibrancy, interaction, connections and opportunities it offers. I teach numerous workshops on leveraging this magnificent tool for business and career growth and write profiles for individuals and businesses to improve their branding. I love LinkedIn. I respect that there are different strategies in leveraging LinkedIn; there is …

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I Speak 7 Languages; None Are Right for Writing a LinkedIn Profile

I have developed a pretty impressive multi-lingual ability as I age. I have learned to speak six languages besides English. One of these languages is the language of resumes. Even though I speak resume as a Brand Strategist, Career Coach and Professional Resume Writer – this is not the most important language for LinkedIn. In …

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Why Does The #1 Business Success Principle Die During Job Searching?

“What gets measured gets improved.” – Peter Drucker My first love was compliance, specifically in the financial industry. I began my professional career as a compliance officer and branch operations manager with ownership of all compliance functions. I loved it. To me, it was a puzzle. Everyone had a piece, from the brokers, agents, clients, …

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You Are Unique, Why Does Your Resume Sound Like Everyone Else? 7 Tips to Stand Out

Just how many resumes are received for a job opening? A lot. Of course it depends on the position, industry and demand; and what little research I found was an average of 75 for each position in 2009 and up to 250 for each position in 2013. Needless to say, there is a lot of …

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