With over half a billion users on LinkedIn, there is a good reason why you should be utilizing this professional platform. Whether you are looking for a new job opportunity or looking to network with like-minded professionals, LinkedIn is THE social networking site to invest your time and focus on.Continue reading »
A bright, highly successful colleague of mine totally shocked me the other day when she said that she has never checked her LinkedIn account since creating it several years ago. As someone who considers LinkedIn a critical resource, I was completely dumbfounded.Continue reading »
The temperatures are rising, the trees and flowers are starting to bloom, and the rain… the rain has definitely been here. It must be spring! With spring comes the ever popular “spring cleaning”. After cleaning your house and your office, it may be a good idea to think about cleaning up your social media sites, especially if you are in the market for a new job.Continue reading »
LinkedIn’s mission is to connect all of the world’s professionals to make them more productive and successful. I think it’s doing the job. LinkedIn is the number one social network for professionals and it is a great social media tool for creating, developing, and maintaining strong business relationships.Continue reading »
We are looking forward to sponsoring and attending LHRMA’s monthly program and workshop on January 13th from 11:30 am –Continue reading »
What? You don’t have a Facebook page or a Twitter account? You’re not even LinkedIn? Fear not, the phenomenon of social media is hurdling toward critical mass by way of the wonderful Internet and it is not too late for you to get on the bus. But when you do sign on, do yourself a big favor. Be responsible and know how to use the different social media sites appropriately.
So, what is the difference between social and professional online networking? Great question! Easy answer is Facebook/Twitter equal “social” and LinkedIn equals “professional”. I talk to many business owners and managers who are fearful of getting involved in either for various reasons, but most simply assume that all social media is the same. Not true of course.Continue reading »