Although some career experts are convinced that a good cover letter is the key to landing a job interview, others claim that the cover letter is dead. Modern alternatives to the cover letter, such as an in-depth LinkedIn profile, can fulfill the same purpose of opening doors for you. Show More Summary
Today’s post is hosted over at LinkedIn, as part of my participation in the LinkedIn Influencers series. The post is titled: “The One Thing Google Should Show When You Search for a Hospital.” It’s not about Lean per se, but it’s about topics that I hope we’d agree are relevant: Transparency of quality and patient […]
A lot of small businesses apparently had a good 2014. And they’re looking to grow during the early part of this year. That’s the crux of a new report from SurePayroll, the company’s February Small Business Scorecard. The ScoreCard focuses on so-called “micro-businesses” with between 1 and 10 employees. But the average business represented has...
In the last few days, a LinkedIn article about differences in individual color vision by Diana Derval, President and Research Director of DervalResearch and self-professed “Expert in Neuromarketing,” has made rounds on the internet.
Callie Chatman’s Linkedin page says that she is a licensed, ordained Minister New Elam Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama. Callie’s bio also states that she worked as a Youth Minister and Adult Sunday School Teacher and she assists the pastor in any means necessary. Oddly, it also says she works at Reproductive Health, an abortion […]
Linkedin CEO Jeff Weiner believes that great products can be separated from not-so-great products through five key principles. Taking the stage at the Launch Conference in San Francisco today, he gave the audience of startup entrepreneurs and investors five characteristics that make up a world-class tech product, and gave an example for each one. Show More Summary
Welcome to the heyday of the social media stock. Not only is the value of shares in companies like LinkedIn and Facebook soaring, but experts also say these companies have got lasting power and major growth potential, making them good long-term investments. Sure, these companies have seen their...
Sergiy Migdalskiy, a programmer at Valve, will be giving a talk at GDC this week at the start of the THIRD month on the THIRD day at 3 PM. According to Sergiy's LinkedIn he has worked on games such as Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Portal 2, Left for Dead, and its sequel. I personally won't be there, but if you're at GDC you might consider going. Show More Summary
The fight between LinkedIn Corp (NYSE:LNKD) and Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL), two of technology’s most recognizable names today, is about to spill out into the real world of land. According to the San Jose Mercury News, Mountain View, California city officials have released details about plans proposed by LinkedIn Corp (NYSE:LNKD), Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) and other […]
This post originally appeared on the Buffer Blog. When it comes to social media, lately I’ve been surprising myself by how often I’m turning to LinkedIn. With the addition of LinkedIn Publishing, there seems to be more awesome content on the business social network than ever before. Show More Summary
Whether you use LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter or Pinterest, what you put online could impact your chance of landing an interview or job. In a late 2014 Jobvite survey, more than half of participants said information found on social media altered how they perceived candidates, often in a negative way. Show More Summary
Social networks such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter play an increasingly central role in our lives. Centrality is also an important concept in the theory of social networks. Centrality of an individual, called a "node" in network theory, measures its relative importance within a network. read more
7 Secrets to Rocking LinkedIn Showcase Pages March 01, 2015 In this article I’ll give you seven secrets to creating compelling LinkedIn Showcase pages that speak to the audience you’re trying to reach. Late last year LinkedIn announced the availability of showcase pages. Showcase pages were touted as way for brands with multiple products and services to show them off.
How Important Is It To Refresh Your Social Media Strategy? February 28, 2015 It is essential that businesses make the most out of their social media offerings. Whether it is Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn; these sources can provide a useful outlet for sales as well as customer feedback. Show More Summary
I recently received this nice looking notice from LinkedIn regarding my LinkedIn profile. My initial reaction was to be pleased and pat myself on the back. Hey, my profile was top 1% of most viewed profiles for the year! Sounds great. Show More Summary
Image courtesy Allison Wade In the age of the internet, reminders of breakups past seem to lurk around every virtual corner, from that unwelcome Facebook friend suggestion to a LinkedIn invitation from a long-ago office fling. But as...Show More Summary
In the era of online networking it is important to make meaningful connections to make your personal brand stand out. In order to attract new leads you need to be an active user on one the most powerful social networks, LinkedIn. How...Show More Summary
How to Use LinkedIn for Business Development February 27, 2015 LinkedIn is the primary social network for professional services firms – it’s where you future clients are sharing relevant information and discussing industry trends. By...Show More Summary
John Sukup writes: I came across a chart recently posted by Boston Consulting Group on LinkedIn and wondered what your take on it was. To me, it seems to fall into the “suspicious” category but thought you may have a different opinion. Show More Summary