Amazing LinkedIn Profile Infographic

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Check out this cool infographic created by Mark Wallace of AkkenCloud in partnership with Ghergich & Co. It shares very useful information to help your LinkedIn profile shine.  I agree with all of his advice.  Thanks to Mark and his team for letting me share this.      Click To Enlarge Via AkkenCloud

Career certifications: Why they are important to career professionals

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Continuous learning is important in any field, but especially so in the career industry.  We are the folks who need to “walk the talk” about growing professionally by developing ourselves too.  Gaining certifications adds to your knowledge base and your credibility as an expert.  It also keeps you current and cutting edge.  With today’s technology explosion, it is more important … Read More

The Truth about LinkedIn’s Recruiter Corporate:  Tips and Tricks for being found on LinkedIn using the FAVAR Method

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In my last blog post, I introduced you to the FAVAR™ Method of LinkedIn Profile Creation, outlined the main thrust of it and shared a few tips for using it effectively.   As a refresher, the FAVAR Method is used to create LinkedIn profiles that will be easily found using Recruiter Corporate (a paid version of LinkedIn that recruiters often use … Read More

Introducing The FAVAR Method and how it can help your clients

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    Have you heard of The FAVAR Method™?  It is a systematic way to build your profile on LinkedIn for maximum effectiveness.   According to its creator, “The FAVAR Method of LinkedIn Profile Creation is a strategic and tactical approach to writing LinkedIn Profiles so that the Profile is found for appropriate opportunities; then able to be viewed and evaluated, resulting … Read More

Working together to create “Opportunity for All” one step at a time

It is an exciting time to be in the arena of workforce development.  Our field is expanding, more people are realizing its importance and the federal government is taking action affecting our industry and those we serve.   For 2014, the White House and the Department of Labor (DOL) have announced an ambitious but much needed focus on improving our economy … Read More

Dear LinkedIn, Help Us Help You!

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I speak for many: I am one of many Career Professionals who promote LinkedIn every day to job seekers, career changers and anyone interested in taking a proactive role in managing their career. I will use the term “we” from this point on and will go out on a limb and speak for all career professionals because I have not found … Read More

LinkedIn: Should a job seeker pay for an upgraded version?

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My spring was filled with many LinkedIn activities that kept me too busy to blog until now. It started with a LinkedIn workshop with my colleague Shahrzad Arasteh (We do this every few months in Annapolis. The next LinkedIn workshop is on the morning of Saturday, July 13 and we will definitely be sharing information on the recent changes to … Read More

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