Effective Online Networking
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Three Things You Shouldn’t Tweet

Today’s “Three Things You Shouldn’t Tweet” comes from Harvard’s “Management Tip of the Day” – if you don’t already, definitely follow them via email, Facebook, Twitter, etc....

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Map Your Network

LinkedIn Labs is a little known LinkedIn initiative where employees of the company are encouraged to develop projects and experimental features to enhance LinkedIn. Recently, I stumbled upon one of their newest features –...

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Social Media Infiltrates the….Convent?

Catholic sisters aren’t always known for being fun. Loving? Sure. Strict? Absolutely. Prayerful? Of course. But along with their rosary beads, habits, bibles, and holy water can we picture the typical sister toting around...


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Sharpening Your Social Media Persona

There are hundreds of classes, seminars, webinars, teleseries, and events centered around learning how to effectively use social media for both personal and professional means. Anywhere you turn in today’s web 2.0 world, ...

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How to Create a Kickass Facebook Cover Photo

It used to be that your Facebook page said very little about you to anyone you chose not to be friends with. Someone searching for you would, with the right privacy settings, see just your photo, your alma mater, and whether yo...

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Skyping for Success

When you’re networking, whether you’re generally expanding your network, looking for a job, or meeting vendors for your business, it may be tempting to explore only individuals or companies who are close in proximit...


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Facebook and The Job Search

Mind your Facebook profile, job searchers. It’s advice I’ve given before, and advice the best recruiters and HR professionals in the business stick to when asked about candidates. What you put on social media can ab...

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The Mac Attack

I have long been a PC user. My father was a PC user, my brother was a PC user, so I trusted in my trusty HP laptop for years. About 2 years ago, though, my poor HP laptop died a pretty horrible death. And it didn’t make s...

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Getting the Biggest Bang for your Email Buck

We’ve all been there. You send that very important email, and then……………… you wait……………and no one responds. You’re spinning in your chair thinking abo...


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LinkedIn Tip: It’s who you know…who you really know!

Yet another LinkedIn tip. LinkedIn is useful for many things, finding information about people you want to know, certainly. But LinkedIn connections are not. LinkedIn connections are for people you actually know, not the ones y...