A Short & Easy Initial LinkedIn marketing plan

A Short & Easy Initial LinkedIn Marketing plan Wanted to share the initial LinkedIn Marketing Plan that I’ve developed. It’s a series of timed messages, articles, notes and your comments on things you see in LinkedIn. It’s easy to do, and easy to maintain. The...

Part 2: The Biggest Mistakes I See on Resumes

Your top 8 questions Lazlo Block, VP People Operations, Google Jan 26, 2015 I was blown away that my first article got over 2 million views. I’ve always been passionate about helping people find good jobs. But my advice in “The Biggest Mistakes I See on...

InMail Lessons I Learned the Hard Way

Today I received a random Connect request from somebody I didn’t know. I’m ok with people I don’t know pinging me. I’m a technical recruiter and resume writer, people are my business.  I ping a lot of people myself. When Jane sent through her note, it aggravated me...

Learning from Twitter…

If Twitter has taught us anything, it’s that “short and to the point” is effective.  Can you say it in 140 characters? In the old days, we called this catalog copy.  I used to write sales blurbs for big print catalogs and usually only had 15-20 words and 1×2”...

The Value of your LinkedIn profile

If you’re tired of hearing about building Your Brand, I understand.  It’s a tiresome buzzword concept. But tending to the Story of You – your accomplishments and career highlights – in LinkedIn is truly one of the most powerful tools you have to maintain or increase...

What did you earn at your last job?

I hate this question more than almost any other! This is a great article from one of my favorites! Human Workplace /by Liz Ryan Even when you’re ready for the question, it’s jarring. “What did you earn at the last place?” Somehow there never seems to be a good answer....

The Worst LinkedIn Summary Ever

By JT O’Donnell Okay folks, I’m going to give it to you straight: There are certain phrases when used in a LinkedIn summary that have the same effect as nails on a chalkboard. In other words, it’s such a turn-off as a hiring manager, it’s hard to focus on your profile...

Part 2 – Biggest Resume Mistakes

Part 2: The Biggest Mistakes I See on Resumes Your top 8 questions Lazlo Block, VP People Operations, Google Jan 26, 2015 I was blown away that my first article got over 2 million views. I’ve always been passionate about helping people find good jobs. But my...