Effective Online Networking
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Networking: Building Professional Relationships

  They say “it’s not what you know, it’s who you know.” With at least 70% of available jobs never listed, using your network is more important than ever. Your professional network can be anyone from your cousin to ...

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LinkedIn and Your Brand: What the Experts Are Saying

Here at Career Girl, we believe in having a strong personal brand. Here’s a question, though: does your brand jump off the page when someone views your LinkedIn? Because LinkedIn has a prescriptive formula for its pages, ...

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When to Connect With Professionals on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook

How soon after meeting a professional should you connect with them on social media? If you connect too soon after or even before a meeting, are you being a stalker? These are questions I’ve heard many people ask when trying t...


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How to Connect with Anyone

Whether you are looking for new business, a new job, the love of your life (or maybe just a date for Friday night!), networking is an unavoidable fact of life.  Most of us don’t love to do it and could use a little help.  T...

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Work Your Email to Make it Magical: Here’s How

Email is arguably the most amazing invention of the internet, but at the same time can inhibit productivity like nothing else in your professional career. Sure, you can communicate across an ocean in the snap of a finger, but y...

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Interacting with Potential Employers on Social Media

Social media is powerful, there’s no doubt about it. It gives you a powerful platform to connect with other people, whether they be current, past, or potential colleagues, recruiters, managers, friends, and much more. But...


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CardFlick – Your “Virtual” Business Card

You know as well as I do that I’m a little obsessed with apps. But this is one you’re going to want to get. It begs the question – are business cards out? Imagine this, you go to a networking event, you meet a num...

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Apps You Should Download to Make Your Life Easier This Week

By now, you all know I’m addicted to Apps. I’ve told you about apps that will save you time, apps that will increase your security, and apps that make your phone just a happier and better place. I consider it my dut...

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LinkedIn Premium Giveaway: Are You “Stuck”?

LinkedIn Groups are becoming powerful ways to connect in your career, and for women in business, Connect: Professional Women’s Group Powered by Citi is the biggest and the best. This week, we’re partnering with Citi...


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The Big Deal About Twitter Chats

In my former life (I call it B.E. – Before Entrepreneurship), I worked in nonprofit fundraising. Recently, though I’m no longer in the nonprofit sector, I’ve been welcomed by a number of organizations to speak to ...