• Saturday , 15 June 2019

Can LinkedIn Help You Reinvent Yourself?

Short answer – Yes! For those of you wondering why you’d want to reinvent yourself here’re a few good reasons: Your current profession or trade has gone away Your current, long term career prospects are non-existent to bleak at best ...

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What Are Your Criteria for Making Connections on LinkedIn?

  OK, you’re engaging and publishing on LinkedIn and you’re experiencing reasonable organic growth with your connections from it. Now, how about going out and soliciting new connections on LinkedIn? Have you been doing any of that lately? Let’s discuss ...

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How Was Your Social Media in 2018?

It’s December! The year is almost over and 2019 is just around the corner. How did you do with your social media this year and what are you planning for the New Year? (You are planning I hope!) Let’s talk ...

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Does Your LinkedIn Profile Transition When Your Career Does?

In my line of work, I read a lot of LinkedIn profiles. I mean a lot! While doing this, I come across many errant behaviors. One of my favorites is failing to transition your LinkedIn profile when your career transitions. ...

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Is Your LinkedIn Profile Simply a Copy of Your Resume?

This article is intended for all those folks who need to find a new position and decide to jump onto LinkedIn by merely copying over their resume. This is a big mistake and an even bigger missed opportunity! Let me ...

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Do You Remember Google+?

You’re forgiven if you missed the long anticipated demise of Google+ which was announced recently. Many people already thought it was gone and were surprised to learn that it’ll pass from this mortal coil next August. Let’s talk about what ...

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Do You Remember Why You First Joined LinkedIn?

OK, let’s be honest now. You all had different reasons for joining LinkedIn way back when, some good and others not so good. Maybe someone invited you to connect out of the blue. Or, you were thinking about possibly, maybe ...

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Are You Paying Attention on Your Social Media?

As my regular followers may have noticed by now, I’ve been on a tear lately about engagement and having the conversation on social media. But, it’s really about a more basic notion of politeness and etiquette. Namely, are you paying ...

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When Not to Start a Conversation on Social Media!

Alright, I know that I blog all the time about engaging with others on social media and starting a conversation with them. But, sometimes, your either can’t or shouldn’t start a conversation on social media. Let’s talk about those times! ...

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Do You Have a Customized Vanity URL for Your LinkedIn Profile?

OK, I know what many of you are asking yourselves right about now, “What’s he talking about this time?” What I’m talking about is a basic hack on LinkedIn that helps you look more professional and makes LinkedIn more useful ...

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