Isn’t it time you put more time and effort into managing your online reputation?
Reason #1, employers are looking for you online.
Reason #2, you want to attract the right opportunities
This week’s roundup contains articles to help you build and refine your online visibility so that it is the best representation of you!
Using LinkedIn is one way to build a reputation of excellence, but don’t overlook About.me. And to stay on the market, don’t forget about managing your online reputation even after you’ve landed a job.
by Jenny Foss | The Muse
Make it easy for someone to write a recommendation for you! Get tips on how to ask and what to say!
PS: If you want to WRITE a recommendation for someone, LinkedIn seems to have hidden this option (for now). One way to do it is to go to your recommendations page. Here’s LinkedIn’s answer:
- Navigate to the Manage Recommendations page.
- Click the Give recommendations tab at the top of the page.
- Search for a connection to recommend by typing their name in the text box under Who do you want to recommend?
- Follow the prompts to write the recommendation.
- Click Send.
Usually, you can find HELP for any of your LinkedIn questions by searching LinkedIn’s HELP page here.
by Bob McIntosh | Things Career Related
Having a LinkedIn profile isn’t enough. You need to use it. Here are 10 ways you can interact with people on LinkedIn.
by Melissa Brown | About.me Blog
Want a super easy way to create a personal website (aka splash page)? About.me is simple and easy. Here’s how to create one!
by William Arruda | YouTube
by Levo League | YouTern
Looking for a mentor? Or looking for a career? These tips work for both!
by The Execu-Search Group | YouTern
Hannah Morgan speaks and writes about job search and career strategies. She founded CareerSherpa.net to educate professionals on how to maneuver through today’s job search process. Hannah was nominated as a LinkedIn Top Voice in Job Search and Careers and is a regular contributor to US News & World Report. She has been quoted by media outlets, including Forbes, USA Today, Money Magazine, Huffington Post, as well as many other publications. She is also author of The Infographic Resume and co-author of Social Networking for Business Success.