Teaching High School Students to Network on LinkedIn for College Success

Now that LinkedIn is open to students as young as 13, and offers a LinkedIn site for University pages, high school students may want to take a break from Snapchat, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook to learn about networking and personal branding. A new online course, "Get Linked Into College Success and Beyond," teaches personal branding, [...]

By | December 22nd, 2013|LinkedIn, Social Media|1 Comment

Teens on LinkedIn #BacktoSchool

For the first time ever, LinkedIn is inviting high school freshmen, age 14 and up, now called "pre-university students" to add a "professional" profile. Thanks to WDCB for asking me to share my thoughts about Teen Profiles on LinkedIn. Here's the interview. Professional Network Allows Teen Users When you want to catch up with family and [...]

By | August 28th, 2013|Branding, LinkedIn|Comments Off on Teens on LinkedIn #BacktoSchool

Social Media 2012 Year End Review

As we wrap up 2012, here's a look back at social media's 2012 milestones. Which platform gets your 2012 MVP award: YouTube, Pinterest, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Google+, tumblr, MySpace, or _________? Source: The State of Social Media 2012 by The SEO Company Facebook 2012 Year in Review Now the largest social network in the world [...]

By | December 29th, 2012|Marketing|10 Comments

Social Media Recruiting Best Practices Webinar

On November 15, I'll be presenting a LinkedIn and Recruiting webinar for If you're looking for ways to increase your recruiting results using social media, you'll want to check out this two day, four session, program. I'm pleased to be presenting with Mike Dwyer of CruiterWorks on day one. Anthony Scarpino, Senior Director, Talent Acquisition at Sodexo and Brad Warga, Vice President of Corporate Recruiting at will present each company's case studies on day two.  Thanks to Kristin Hart-Maravich, Ragan's webinar content producer and marketing manager for inviting me to present. Here's what we'll cover. [...]

By | November 13th, 2011|LinkedIn|Comments Off on Social Media Recruiting Best Practices Webinar

LinkedIn Fireworks 13 Ways to Light Up Your Network

It's Fourth of July weekend here. Why not set off some LinkedIn fireworks? Check out 13 ways and listen to Katy Perry, too. Happy Fourth! 13 Ways to Use LinkedIn to Light Up Your Career or Company The first 12 come from my LinkedIn chapter in Success Secrets of the Social Media Marketing Superstars by [...]

By | July 2nd, 2011|Branding, LinkedIn, Social Media|Comments Off on LinkedIn Fireworks 13 Ways to Light Up Your Network
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