5 Timesaving LinkedIn Job Search Features

The semester has begun, you are finally getting familiar with your daily schedule, and now it is time to search for internships/full-time jobs. You’re probably thinking, “Where exactly do I start?” A great place to start is myCCO. This FREE internship and job portal is just for Purdue students and alumni. After you’ve created your myCCO … Continue reading 5 Timesaving LinkedIn Job Search Features

Umm.. Why Would You NOT Have A LinkedIn Profile?

The average college kid spends nearly 4 hours a day on social media. Think of all the times you check your Twitter feed between classes, surf Pinterest in lecture (just kidding… this NEVER happens ;D) or scroll through your Facebook profile to procrastinate studying for your exam. For the most part, social media is a … Continue reading Umm.. Why Would You NOT Have A LinkedIn Profile?

Is Your LinkedIn Profile Picture Scaring Away Recruiters?

While there are no set-in-stone rules for choosing the perfect profile picture for LinkedIn, it’s important to approach LinkedIn as a professional way of connecting and not just another social media site. While having a picture of you with all your friends at a concert may be appropriate for Facebook, it’s best to opt for … Continue reading Is Your LinkedIn Profile Picture Scaring Away Recruiters?

How To: Ask for a LinkedIn Recommendation

LinkedIn has become a critical tool in professional networking and recruiting in virtually any field. Having an expert status on your profile will be even more beneficial, as more recruiters are likely to find you through the site’s search engine. Your profile is the viewer’s first impression of you! A great way to help ensure the … Continue reading How To: Ask for a LinkedIn Recommendation

CCO LinkedIn Discussions: Oct. – Nov. 2014

Here are all the Discussions posted on the Purdue CCO LinkedIn Group from October to November 2014. Enjoy! 1. Career Fair and Interview Tips from Purdue Alumni and Recruiters Alumni, from experience, what advice do you have for students going to the career fairs and preparing for interviews? Recruiters, what are some of the things students have … Continue reading CCO LinkedIn Discussions: Oct. – Nov. 2014