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Why Your LinkedIn & Resume Are Flatlining – And How To Revive Them

Are you sending out resumes that are getting lost in the blackhole of no responses? Are people looking at your LinkedIn but not connecting or responding? These are two strong indicators that your resume and LinkedIn profile are dead. Or dying a slow painful death. What happened? You’re using keywords to describe your experience. It …

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How I Eliminated Unprofessional LinkedIn Posts from My News Feed

Yesterday I wrote an article providing insight as to possible negative consequences of posting and ‘unprofessional’ posts on LinkedIn and distinguishing among those posts. The article also described the possible negative consequences of responding in an unkind or angry manner to these types of posts. It was a balanced article for both those that post …

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Let’s Replace LinkedIn Policing With LinkedIn Education & Support

Either there has been an increase in the number of LinkedIn Police or I am just noticing it more this week. The LinkedIn Police are individuals who have appointed themselves the authority and voice of reason instructing the LinkedIn universe on LinkedIn etiquette such as: 1. “LinkedIn is professional and for business” 2. “LinkedIn is …

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I Did Not Connect with You on LinkedIn Because of Your Facebook Picture

LinkedIn is LinkedIn and Facebook is Facebook. They are two different venues, environments and interactions. Facebook is the silly, personal side. LinkedIn is the business side. I am not going to belabor the point of mixing behavior between the two. This article is only about the profile picture, and why using a Facebook type picture …

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To be a Better Networker Don’t Try to Network

There are various reports, articles and statistics that reiterate the importance of networking in finding a new job or client. Networking is a vital tool in initiating new relationships, establishing your reputation and discovering opportunities. No pressure there. That’s the rub, there is such a high importance placed on networking that often people put so …

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