Let’s assume that you’re open to building more influence and that your primary concern now is how to start. Here are three ways in which you can begin your efforts on LinkedIn.
Rethink, refresh, rejuvenate What would you do, if you saw in your Linkedin feed this morning, a request to connect by someone whose headline indicated they were either “jobless” or “unemployed”? Chances are that you would likely ignore the request or the profile. Understandable. “I’m jobless” In the last few years, I’ve seen anywhere between […]
Presence is more than just being there – Malcolm Forbes Take a good look at the headshot above. Congrats to the photographer who so beautifully captured this gentleman but also to the man himself for being so open, positive and brimming with energy. What’s great about this photo? First, absolutely great lighting, of course. But […]
[ Something in addition to your résumé ] Unless you’re working the fry machine at McDonald’s and don’t care about corporate ladders and ambition or you’re a superstar athlete or singer, I believe you could seriously benefit from having an effective LinkedIn profile. Now owned by Microsoft, LinkedIn claimed 500 million users of its network in […]
[ More than just sending connection requests out, you want to develop a relationship ] What do you typically say when you send out a connection request? Do you consider this first step an important part of the process of building a new connection? And when the other person decides to accept, how do you […]
[ What would you put on a personal website that you don’t already have on LinkedIn? ] Just a few days ago, I was chatting with a friend of mine, who is currently looking for a job. She was holding a senior role in a well-known global company. Frequent travel, late hours, looming deadlines and […]