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Are you wondering why everyone in the business world is so agog over LinkedIn?
At Inkwell Strategies, we consider love and tolerance to be of the utmost importance.
In an increasingly digitized world, roughly 45 percent of employers now reportedly use social media sites like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter to screen potential employees, according to Mindflash.
We all want to express our individual selves, be it in person or online.
In my workshops it is common that participants ask about what they need to take into account when they must take their PowerPoint presentation to another computer on a USB drive instead of using a laptop.
Your employees are Facebooking and Tweeting at work.
Whether it’s email, Twitter, Facebook, or — going back to the ancient days — even business letters and proposals, the single most powerful word in business writing is “you.
Not sure where to put that comma?
What if you see something online and disagree?
Some people are incredibly effective and efficient.
I’m going to do a series of blogs on body language – quick takes.
Most of us, though, think we're above average multitaskers.
You already know that you shouldn’t stand behind a podium, that it’s important to practice, and that PowerPoint can get boring.
Whether you’re looking to increase awareness of your personal brand, drive traffic to your website, increase opt-ins, or find new leads, success lies in creating a compelling, consistent message and approaching your audience from multiple angles to circumvent the unrelenting, ambient noise of the competition.
Given that 45 percent of human resources managers say they spend less than a minute, on average, on each job application they see, it’s understandable that some people might go overboard in trying to bring some individuality to their work history.
In this excerpt from her recent talk at the University of Applied Sciences & Arts in Lucerne, Switzerland, strategist Dorie Clark (photo left) discusses LinkedIn and how every professional should be deploying it.
How can you use Twitter most effectively?
We often assume that as people rise up the career ladder they become more skilled and more confident, but many successful people still encounter the 'fear factor' when dealing with more senior people.
“Most people just start doing things without reading the instruction manual.
You hear so much about how instantly reachable we all are, how hyperconnected, with our smartphones, laptops, tablets and such.
Hurricane Irene and [the] East Coast earthquake are critical reminders of the importance of timely communication among managers and their employees.