6 LinkedIn Networking Hacks

If you’re using LinkedIn exclusively to apply for new positions and occasionally invite someone to connect, you’re probably missing out on some of the ways this social networking platform can help you to network more efficiently. Here are 6 little or lesser known features of LinkedIn that can streamline and simplify your networking: Expand Your […]

Does networking yield results for you? If not, you’re not alone. Many people say they’ve networked for their next career opportunity yet find it fails to deliver the job leads or inside information they’re looking for. So what gives? Is networking a waste of time? I wouldn’t say so, and neither would the many career […]

Why aren’t you getting hired when you’re a great candidate for the roles you’re pursuing? Chances are it’s because you possess one or more career liabilities – weaknesses in your work history, pedigree, skill sets, or credentials that employers can’t get past. We all possess such liabilities. The trick is to face them, write your […]

If you’ve been following my LinkedIn, Forbes, or blog posts, then you already know that I am a huge advocate of senior executives leveraging thought leadership campaigns to expand their network and establish themselves as SME’s in key areas. Question is, how do you do this? The process starts by brainstorming potential topics to write […]

Are you or someone you know about to launch an executive search in 2016? If so, one of the first things you’ll want to do is create an Executive Job Search Action Plan to guide your search execution. Sometimes referred to as a Personal Marketing Plan, both terms hint at the importance of advance planning […]

Last week I noted that it’s important to tell your career story in many ways (in print, online, and verbally) and in many places (resume, LinkedIn profile, bio/marketing brief, cover letter). In this three-part blog series, I previously showcased ways to highlight your career story in your resume; the next post in this series will […]

Are you a mid-career to senior executive in active or passive job search? Are you a VP or C-suite leader who believes in proactive career management and recognizes the power of LinkedIn? If you answered “yes” to either question, then you may wish to join The LinkedIn Weekly Challenge Group, coming in January 2016. I’ll […]

The executives I know struggle mightily to adhere to a regular LinkedIn discipline in their career searches. If that sounds like you, this resource may prove helpful. Based on an article I recently wrote for CareerRealism, these action plans will help full-time or part-time job searches to accomplish more of the right kinds of strategic […]

Once upon a time all you had to do to land your next job was share your resume with your network. Sadly, those days are mostly gone. Your resume can no longer serve you as an effective networking tool – here are 4 reasons why. Resumes are too focused to work for networking purposes. The […]

Are you taking full advantage of LinkedIn in your active or passive career search? Position yourself for more career opportunities, more interviews, and more target industry connections by leveraging these six LinkedIn facts. Your LinkedIn profile is 11 times more likely to be viewed if you use a photo. If you don’t already have one, […]