5 Practices to Get Started on LinkedIn and Staying Connected

Having a sparse profile does not interest those who view it. ❑ Create A Complete Profile Build it out with details of work experiences/projects etc. Also, a profile with a number of keywords to your industry will increase the views to your profile. ✔ Update your headline with keywords about you do (consultant, technology, sales) ✔ … Continue reading 5 Practices to Get Started on LinkedIn and Staying Connected

Building a LinkedIn Profile and/or Resume Summary

Your LinkedIn Profile IS Your Online Identity Client Example - LinkedIn Profile The summary should communicate who you are and what you can do for a company.  An effective summary will drive the content of the rest of your resume and LinkedIn profile and should always contain four key elements: 1. Branding — who you are professionally — your functional … Continue reading Building a LinkedIn Profile and/or Resume Summary

Handling Illegal Interview Questions

Jim, 48, is sitting in an interview, which has been going well. He's confident that his qualifications match those of the position, and he believes he'll fit into the corporate culture. As the interview is winding down, the interviewer casually asks: "Will your family mind the relocation from New York to Texas?" How should Jim … Continue reading Handling Illegal Interview Questions

You resigned.  You were given a counter offer.  Now what?

Breaking up is hard to do. To gear up for the fateful day, the “dumper” usually plays the scenario over and over in his or her mind until the perfect break up line is found; a line that has the right balance of honesty and diplomacy. The dumper’s vision usually ends smoothly, without complications, and … Continue reading You resigned.  You were given a counter offer.  Now what?