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  • How to Get Your Resume (and LinkedIn Profile) Noticed in a Noisy World (Podcast Interview)

    Did you miss my 7.11.16 interview on The Career Confidante podcast? Then listen here to find out how marketing principles, combined with a storyteller’s approach, will help attract the attention you’ve been craving to your resume and LinkedIn profile.


    How to Get Your Resume (and LinkedIn Profile) Noticed in a Noisy World (Podcast Interview)





  • Show Some Personality (on Your Resume)

    Smart marketers know that our brains are wired to ignore the mundane and expected. They also know that if you want to stand out in a mass of mediocrity, you need to make an emotional connection with your audience. What’s that got to do with your resume (and LinkedIn profile)? Everything.


    Show Some Personality (on Your Resume)





  • Use Your Performance Reviews to Score Your Next Job

    Stop brushing off those performance evals as a nuisance and hesitating to gather recommendations — whether in the form of a letter or on your LinkedIn profile — because I’ve got 7 ways to use quotes and snippets from all 3 to blow away the competition.


    Use Your Performance Reviews to Score Your Next Job





  • Learning to Love LinkedIn Endorsements

    If the content in your Skills & Endorsements section didn’t influence your rank and find-ability, I’d be the 1st to tell you to kick it to the curb. But, by learning ways to correct the technology’s failures, you can position yourself to reap the rewards of this highly influential feature.


    Learning to Love LinkedIn Endorsements





  • STOP Irking Your Connections with Crappy LinkedIn Endorsements

    With more and more pros like you using LinkedIn endorsements as a professional flirting tool, you need to know how to give endorsements without pissing off your connections.


    STOP Irking Your Connections with Crappy LinkedIn Endorsements





  • The BEST Time to Apply for a Job

    If you knew the absolute best time of day, or day of the week, or month to apply for a job, you would, right?


    The BEST Time to Apply for a Job





  • Your LinkedIn Connection Kit (LiCK)

    You’ve heard that you should be doing more than just accepting and sending generic invitations to connect on LinkedIn, but you’re just not sure what to say or do in order to prompt actual engagement. Well, here’s your answer. (Updated March 2016)


    Your LinkedIn Connection Kit (LiCK)





  • Listen to the Latest on LinkedIn in my Career Confidante Interview

    As the featured guest on The Career Confidante podcast on 3.9.15, I shared some tips on how job seekers and those of you simply seeking to maintain your professional brand can stand out while providing value and building a network of likeminded pros on LinkedIn.


    Listen to the Latest on LinkedIn in my Career Confidante Interview





  • How to Turn an Interview Rejection into a Job Offer

    Even if that coveted position seems like a lost cause, stay the course. By taking steps to demonstrate that you’re a consummate professional, you can position yourself for a job offer even when you’re not the candidate they initially chose to hire.


    How to Turn an Interview Rejection into a Job Offer





  • Stop Hiding behind Generic LinkedIn Invites

    Switching up those boring, generic LinkedIn invites doesn’t only demonstrate that you aren’t reaching out just because you need something, but it sets you apart from the lazy majority with proof that you’re a pro who takes the time to show you care.


    Stop Hiding behind Generic LinkedIn Invites





 

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