LinkedIn: To Post or Not to Post

As the late, great Michael Scott once said, “I don’t want somebody sucking up to me because they think I’m going to help their career. I want them sucking up to me because they genuinely love me.” When you post on LinkedIn or interact with your connections, you don't want them to think you're sucking … Continue reading LinkedIn: To Post or Not to Post

LinkedIn Boot Camp Challenge 4 – Get Connected

Challenge 4 - Get Connected Completing the first three challenges should provide you with a solid LinkedIn profile. Now it is time to start getting something out of LinkedIn! LinkedIn is a great place to network. If you're wondering how to do that, this challenge will help. Follow Companies Company profiles provide a wealth of … Continue reading LinkedIn Boot Camp Challenge 4 – Get Connected

LinkedIn Boot Camp Challenge 3 – Resemble a Resume

Just joining the boot camp? Challenge 1 Challenge 2 What's Boot Camp? Why Use LinkedIn? Challenge 3 - Resemble a Resume The next step in creating a successful LinkedIn profile is adding education and experience. Education: On your LinkedIn Profile, it is important that you showcase your education. As a student, this section should be … Continue reading LinkedIn Boot Camp Challenge 3 – Resemble a Resume

LinkedIn Boot Camp: Challenge 2 – Introduce Yourself

After you've put together the basics of your profile, it's time to focus on two very important sections: Your summary and skills. Summary Out of your entire LinkedIn profile, your summary is the section that has the most potential to either wow readers, or leave them unimpressed. In order to make sure that you're accomplishing … Continue reading LinkedIn Boot Camp: Challenge 2 – Introduce Yourself

LinkedIn Boot Camp – Challenge 1: Brand Yourself

Welcome to the CCO’s LinkedIn Boot Camp! Throughout the next 6 weeks we will help you to get your LinkedIn into shape, which will prepare you for online networking. For the first challenge, we are going to set up the basics of your LinkedIn profile. This will include the following: personalizing your URL, uploading an appropriate … Continue reading LinkedIn Boot Camp – Challenge 1: Brand Yourself

LinkedIn Boot Camp Fall 2013 Edition Starts Now!

Think LinkedIn is just for professionals? Think again. College students are LinkedIn's fastest growing demographic and more and more recruiters - college recruiters - are finding candidates on Linked In. However, college students shouldn't wait for recruiters to find them to benefit from LinkedIn. LinkedIn provides a great opportunity for students to network - and it … Continue reading LinkedIn Boot Camp Fall 2013 Edition Starts Now!