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Making the Most of LinkedIn's Blogging Platform

Posted in Social Media Strategy
LinkedIn
Most people think of LinkedIn as the modern résumé. Today employers are more likely to look to your LinkedIn profile to assess your qualifications, due to its accessibility and because it reflects what others think about you as well (i.e., your endorsements and recommendations). Read more »

Dealing With Social Media Addiction

Posted in Social Media Strategy
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In the past we’ve talked about how to clean up your social media accounts and leverage them to rock your personal brand and make valuable connections that can help you along your career path. Read more »

Study Shows Social Media Can Have A Negative Impact On Your GPA

Posted in Social Media Strategy
smartphone, cell phone, social media, texting
Want to do well in college? You might want to put your smartphone down and pick up a newspaper (or at least read one online).  Read more »

Finding Your Tribe On Google+

Posted in Social Media Marketing, Social Media Strategy, Career Path, Career Marketing
Finding your tribe in Google+
In his book Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us (2008), Seth Godin talks about the human need to belong; to be part of a tribe; to “contribute to (and take from) a group of like-minded people.”  Read more »

How To Supercharge Your LinkedIn Profile And Make Valuable Connections

Posted in Social Media Marketing, Social Media Strategy, Career Marketing
getting the most out of LinkedIn
Everyone knows LinkedIn as a great tool for building your network and finding a better job. But this social media giant isn’t just for people who currently have a job; it’s also a valuable resource for anyone who’s currently in a life/work transition.   Read more »

The Internet is FOREVER!

Posted in Social Media Strategy
Social media can be a fun, powerful tool for sharing information. Unfortunately, its accessibility and ease of use can lead to big problems for your reputation and career prospects. Just ask Justine Sacco, Kenneth Cole, Gilbert Gottfried or dozens of other high-profile individuals who have paid a steep price for posting a hasty, inappropriate tweet.   Read more »

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