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Reputation Management

These three tools easily convert your LinkedIn profile into a visual, sharable online portfolio. Great for your personal brand and online visibility!  According to Jobvite, 93% of recruiters will review a candidate’s social profile before making a hiring decision. Isn't it important that they find the best stuff possible? Quickly creating an online portfolio or page summarizing your [...]

6 Things You Should Never Mention On Social Media

Your personal status updates may be impacting your ability to land your next job. Employers will search for you online at some point during the screening and hiring process. What you think may be hidden behind a curtain of privacy probably isn't. 93% of recruiters will review a candidate’s social profile before making a hiring decision.  - Jobvite's [...]

Secrets To Managing Your Online Visibility

If you want to get started managing your online visibility, hopefully for the long-haul, not just while you're eager to find a new job, here's why listening and learning will transform you into a leader! Back in 2008 I was asked to speak to a group of executive MBAs about networking. As flattered as I was, I was also [...]

3 Ways To Invest In Your Future

Investing in your future doesn't take a lot of money, technical savvy or time, but you do need to know where to start. There are three important things you'll want to do to manage your reputation whether you are a new graduate or a seasoned professional. Your career security isn't about luck, it is about [...]

How To Build a Better Bio

Constructing a bio that’s not over the top but isn’t ho-hum either is a dilemma for many job seekers and solopreneurs. The thing is, you don’t want to sound like a braggart, and yet you don’t want people to under-estimate your qualifications or credibility either. Writing a bio is both and art and a science- hopefully these suggestions [...]

Do You Have A Reputation?

Whether you are about to graduate from college or a veteran to the workforce, you have one- it may be a personal reputation or professional reputation or both. The question is, how do you market your reputation in a way that resonates with future employers?  So what what comes first? What you write about yourself [...]