College Grads and LinkedIn

Some students finish their college coursework in December instead of May. If you think they are all prepared to be jobseekers, then think again.They do not have their career documents together (resume – one for handing people and another for online applications, LinkedIn profiles, BIO, networking one pager, job tracker sheet, networking business cards, target company list, etc.)They do not have a well prepared and practiced elevator pitch and have not been groomed for interviews…

Visual Resumes and LinkedIn

You got that end of year bonus … or not. You are wondering if you should stay or go … or not. You would like to climb the ladder where you are at or perhaps somewhere else.Nonetheless, you have heard how important it is to engage in your own career management and keep your career documents up to date. With the start of a new year as well as a new decade, it’s time to…

How to Wish a “Branded Happy Birthday” on LinkedIn

For any upcoming birthdays,  you can send a  “Branded Happy Birthday” message to your connections. Listing your birthday on LinkedIn is optional, but if you do list it, it’s a chance for a human to human touch point as some people will remember you! When you get to as many connections as I have, then sometimes it’s just not possible to do, as there are only so many hours in the day. Apologies to those in…