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    Troubleshooting LinkedIn for a Better Networking Experience

    How to tackle your three biggest LinkedIn problems.

    LinkedIn is the primary social network for business networking and career advancement. However, while many professionals have signed up on the network, I constantly find users expressing many of the same issues with the network. What is the value of LinkedIn Endoresements and can I get rid …

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    LinkedIn Endorsements Updated – FINALLY!

    Many of you have grown tired of being prompted to endorse your connections. Many of you have also grown tired of getting LinkedIn endorsements from people you have never worked with or getting LinkedIn endorsements for skills that you do not have like underwater basket weaving. (I do know of someone who received this endorsement). …

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    3 Ways To Brand Yourself As A Freelancer

    There are more than 42 million freelance workers in the United States today.

    If you’re one of them, branding yourself is absolutely necessary for getting noticed and making sure people remember the kind of freelance work you do. But too many freelance sites don’t do a good enough job of showcasing a memorable brand.

    A …

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    7 Steps to Spring Clean your LinkedIn Profile

    Have you ever wanted to reach out to someone that is already in your LinkedIn contact list, but when you went to their profile their contact information was nowhere to be found? Or, perhaps worse… out of date?

    You may not be able to fix the profiles of others, but you can take the time …

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    Staying In Touch

    Last week I wrote about the importance of physical touch. To follow that you should figuratively stay in touch as well.

    Whatever your connections are with people, it’s important to periodically touch base with them. It takes less than five minutes to reach out in the following ways:

    • Phone and comment on research, an …

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    Research Your Target List – The Targeted Job Search

    Research your target list.

    This is the third in the series on the Targeted Job Search.

    If you have not already read the previous posts, please do that now:

    Target the Company and Quit Chasing the Job Building your Target List – The Targeted Job Search

    Step #2 in this process is to properly research …

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    Five Things To Know Before Accepting A Job Offer

    Whether you’re starting your career or looking to improve your present one, you need to start looking out for yourself. After all, if you’re not for yourself, who will look out for you? But on the other hand if you’re only out for yourself, what kind of person are you? The wisdom behind these questions …

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