Interviewing: Tell Me About Yourself

This is a reprint from a recent article on LinkedIn. This is exactly the same conversation I have with whoever I’m working with, about interviewing and what a hiring manager is looking for. I couldn’t have said it better myself. ~jan Published on Published...

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...

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...