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How to personalize connection requests from the LinkedIn mobile app.

How to Personalize Connection Requests on the LinkedIn App

Do you use LinkedIn on the go? The main LinkedIn mobile app is a great tool for checking your news feed, corresponding with connections, and — importantly — getting the 411 on people you’re about to meet. But actually making connection requests? Traditionally, not so much. Selecting “Connect” from the mobile… Read More »How to Personalize Connection Requests on the LinkedIn App

Pick Up the Phone.

LinkedIn Introductions Broken? Pick Up the Phone.

There’s a segment in my Mastering LinkedIn class that’s focused on using First-Degree Connections to meet Second-Degree Connections, one of the most important functions on LinkedIn. My favorite part of this segment is showing people how many ways LinkedIn helps us uncover our mutual connections: There’s the “Shared Connections” links… Read More »LinkedIn Introductions Broken? Pick Up the Phone.

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5 Facebook Privacy Tips that Can Save Your Career

When it comes to social media, most of us think about LinkedIn for work and Facebook for fun. We turn to LinkedIn to protect and enhance our professional reputations, crafting profiles that capture us at our best, and nurturing networks of people who can help us succeed. And then we… Read More »5 Facebook Privacy Tips that Can Save Your Career

New eBook: Tips for Your LinkedIn Profile

We teach LinkedIn. A lot. From a longstanding series of workshops at Labor Department One-Stops, to classes at Hofstra, to corporate training programs for marketing, HR and sales departments, we’ve developed several programs to help people make the most of LinkedIn for their businesses and their careers. Today, we’re happy… Read More »New eBook: Tips for Your LinkedIn Profile

How to Be #socialforwork

Is your personal social media presence ready for prime time? If a recruiter, employer or business partner looked at your LinkedIn profile, would he be impressed? Does it clearly and concisely explain who you are, what you do and why you are successful? How about your Facebook page? Have you locked down those snide remarks… Read More »How to Be #socialforwork