LinkedIn is a great tool for professional networking. In fact, it’s probably the only professional networking tool you need. As of June, 2013, LinkedIn reported 225 million users in over 200 countries with 178 million unique visitors a month. That’s a lot of professionals to connect with!
PhotoA nice, professional photograph is a must for your LinkedIn profile. Take into consideration your industry and profession and use a photo that fits. For example, are you a graphic artist? A picture that’s a little more creative makes sense. Or are you an accounting professional? Something more conservative is probably the way to go. […]
We’ve all experienced it. That awkward email that comes from someone you don’t really know that reads, “Please add me to your Linkedin network.” Ugh, what to do? You can accept it and hope they don’t cause any problems. You can politely decline, which can be uncomfortable and difficult to pull off. Or you can […]
Two weeks ago I wrote about LinkedIn and how it can help you if you are interested in exploring new IT opportunities and perhaps making the next move in your career. This week focuses on what your company should be doing on LinkedIn and how it can help you attract and find the IT talent […]
Every day brings a new story about the “severe IT personnel shortage” and the “war for IT talent.” Those of us on the front lines can attest that, while a little hyperbole is at work in the headlines, the stories are mostly quite true. It is no longer a buyer’s market in the IT industry. […]