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    Reversing your college research? Exploring LinkedIn’s university features
    Over the last year or so, LinkedIn has been rolling out several initiatives tailored towards getting more high school and college students to engage with the social networking site. And, finally, it seems like these tools are catching on. One of...
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    LinkedIn move over - connect on Facebook instead
    While LinkedIn remains the social media platform of choice for most business professionals to connect and grow their networks, it may not always be the best option. LinkedIn is not an open social network.What do I mean by ‘open social...
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    Pick up your LinkedIn activities with these tips
    While Facebook and Twitter continue to be bulwarks of the social media arena, LinkedIn has emerged to be a formidable player regarding career opportunities. It is a place where professionals connect and networking pays off. Yet, even with...
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    Little Kids Rock honors drummer Chad Smith at Facebook HQ family jam event
    So many times the phrase “you’re a rock star” is used in daily vernacular, it’s generally to commend someone for reaching a pinnacle of achievement beyond anyone’s expectations. That’s what Mark Zuckerberg did...
  • Video: Connecting to the right people on LinkedIn
    Video: Connecting to the right people on LinkedIn
    Your LinkedIn® network connections are like treasure in the bank, so treat them as such. On this network more than any other, you don’t want to add people whose profiles bear no relevance to your main business goal—that’s...
  • Video: LinkedIn Profile Tips
    Video: LinkedIn Profile Tips
    People are re-discovering LinkedIn®, so you may find you need to re-visit this professional social platform too, since it’s a safe bet this group includes your current and potential clients. As Facebook grows ever more disjointed in what...
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    Job Search like a Secret Agent
    You look furtively around the office. Your pulse quickens as you enter in your user name and password. Quickly you take a sip of your coffee as you wait for the main screen to load. Come on. Come on. Sweat starts to form on your brow. While it...
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    LinkedIn rolls out lead accelerator tool
    LinkedIn’s new Lead Accelerator is a pretty sophisticated tool that performs a strategic analysis identifying your most likely leads and which outreach methods work best at a given time in the marketing cycle.LinkedIn is expanding its...
  • LinkedIn Tips for a Professional Profile
    Best ways to generate client opportunities on LinkedIn
    One of the best ways to generate client opportunities is to let people know that landing clients is your main focus.Here are proven ways to achieve that. Pick and choose from these suggestions, since not all may be suitable for your business needs...
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    Ms. Geek Speaks: Don't send LinkedIn invites to estranged strangers
    This week, I got an invitation from a Mr. Salazar. The message was short and informal:I'd like to add you to my professional network on LinkedIn.It was signed with his first name.Sadly, I do not really know Mr. Salazar. He did have the...
  • Finding the right people to connect with on LinkedIn
    Finding the right people to connect with on LinkedIn - 3 tips
    If you know the name of a specific person to search for, finding the top people is easy. But you also want to check out more than just the people you know.1. Start with AlumniClick on “Connections” and choose “Find Alumni”...
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    How to develop a lead-grabbing profile on LinkedIn
    Now that you’ve strengthened your connection base with new, highly relevant contacts and studied what top professionals and LinkedIn® “stars” are doing right, it’s time to revisit your own profile and apply the best of...
  • Career Management tips for 2015
    Manage your career like it's your financial portfolio
    Most of us are pretty particular about managing our finances. One bad investment and we are on our toes to make sure it doesn’t happen again. Losing tens of thousands of dollars in the stock market stands out like a sore thumb in our...
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    Four Steps for Improving your LinkedIn Profile
    Whether you are actively looking for a job or just want to have an easy way to connect with business associates, here are a few tips for improving your LinkedIn profile.Use a professional profile photo. This doesn’t mean that you have to go...
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    Top 5 LinkedIn Mistakes You Need to Avoid In 2015 to Get the Best Results
    Finding a job can be relatively easy these days. As a matter of fact, you can be hired anytime. With all these technologies and the benefits of social media, you know you’ll never be jobless. Aside from Facebook, LinkedIn is one of the most...
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