Tag: LinkedIn

  • Connecting vs. Networking – Answer the Call to Conscious Leadership

    Watch the replay. We had a valuable discussion on Improving Access to Resources and Opportunity.

  • A Two-Letter Word That Heightens Your Brand

    Let’s explore a two-letter word that heightens your brand, résumé, and LinkedIn profile. Yes, there are a lot of opinions about résumés, and it can be confusing. We all have our reasons and you ultimately have to decide which reasons most align with you and how you do things. So, this advice may not resonate […]

  • Interview for the Office of Women’s Advancement and Advocacy: Job Searching, LinkedIn and Best Practices

    It was an honor to be interviewed by Christopher Waters for the Office of Women’s Advancement and Advocacy. We had a valuable discussion on job searching, networking, and LinkedIn best practices! We covered: The first thing to do when you begin your job search. The importance of having an updated LinkedIn profile. How to maximize […]

  • Leveraging LinkedIn for Co-Creation and Community Building

    I didn’t create goals this year. (*imagined gasping) They felt heavy – a reminder of all the goals I failed to achieve in 2020. As much grace as I gave myself, I also still carried that disappointment around with me without even realizing it until I sat down to make new goals. An awareness I […]

  • Epic CEO LinkedIn Profiles: Poised to Attract Today’s Top Talent

    Don’t follow the herd of executives under-leveraging LinkedIn and failing to complete and/or optimize their profile according to current best practices.

  • 5 Ways to Reclaim Your Power in Your Job Search or Career

    Humans have a primal need to be heard, acknowledged, and appreciated.  The job search process, even working, can give people quite the opposite experience. Putting yourself out there, crossing your fingers, and hoping that someone likes you enough to talk to is degrading. The default mode of job seeking is reactive; you see a job […]

  • Networking 101 for the Network-Disabled: 9 Places to Find Networking Events for Beginners

    Last week I shared that I was painfully friend-disabled in grade school and explained how I expanded my horizons and developed greater self-awareness and self-confidence.  These were lessons I carried with me to college, where I continued to be involved in various kinds of on and off-campus communities. However, upon graduating I moved to the […]

  • LinkedIn is Hiding it’s Best Features

      I’ve noticed over the 16 years as a LinkedIn user that, though LinkedIn has and offers some of the best practices, sometimes its interface doesn’t make following those best practices intuitive. In fact, some of its best features are hidden. Cases in point: 1. Personalizing invitations LinkedIn’s Quick Help resources advise and warn you: […]

  • We Need More Better Bosses

      The Twitterverse: where I’m never really sure if someone is being complimentary or sarcastic. I err on sarcastic. When I proposed to an HR consultant on Twitter that leadership coaching and skill/career development would prevent disengaging the employees who tend to get overlooked, the middle 80%, he called it “such a simple solution.”   […]

  • How to Handle Recruiters Wanting to Connect

    (A follow up to: 4 Things You Can Do on LinkedIn to Attract Recruiters) If you follow my advice from the last post, it won’t be long before you see people you don’t know, including recruiters, sending you invitations to connect. So, should you accept them? Here is LinkedIn’s recommendation: “We strongly recommend that you […]