LinkedIn New Events Feature

LinkedIn has rolled out another new feature. You can now post an event from your desktop or on the app on your mobile device. I just created my first ever event on LinkedIn and am so excited about this, so I had to share. Here is how to access it from your mobile device from the app:Tap on your profile picture at the top leftTap on the + sign to the right of the word EventsFill…

LinkedIn and Volunteers

“People who volunteer tend to experience fewer aches and pains.” In addition “People 55 and older who volunteer for two or more organizations are significantly less likely to die early, and that’s after sifting out every other contributing factor, including physical health, exercise, gender, habits like smoking, marital status and many more. This is a stronger effect than exercising four times a week.”  These quotes were passed on to me by a TEDx Wilmington speaker…

LinkedIn Tips for Jobseekers

There seems to be a lot of downsizing and reorganizing going on in companies in the region, which has led to the growth of our organization with a lot of new jobseekers, even though we have a mix of employed and self-employed who come to learn and network. Some of our members have outplacement services available to them and others do not. For many folks, they are like “deer in headlights” and don’t know what to…

Use LinkedIn to Thank Veterans for Their Service

So exactly what is a veteran? “A veteran – whether active duty, discharged, retired or reserve – is someone who, at one point in his/her life, wrote a blank check made payable to the United States of America, for an amount of up to, and including, his/her life.” Thank you to John O’Brien, who shared this quote in a recent article in the Concord Monitor. I am so very thankful for all the men and women…

New LinkedIn Company Pages Features

In November, we can reflect on all the things we are grateful for, including some of the little things in life, like upcoming new features being rolled out by LinkedIn. For those of us who have LinkedIn company pages (like mine), we can now invite connections to follow the page. In addition, any company, university, or high school will also be able to add a Follow button.This is a pretty exciting feature for any company, organization, or…