Getting To Know the New LinkedIn

LinkedIn has undergone substantial desktop redesign changes over the past few months! From homepage alterations to functional changes across the platform, the site has a lot to take in.  Here are some of the latest and most relevant changes to the site: Snapshot – LinkedIn has introduced a new brief summary of your profile through … Continue reading Getting To Know the New LinkedIn

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Applying For Jobs Is Now As Easy As Sending A Tweet

By now, we hope you know the importance of having a LinkedIn profile, how to make yourself stand out, and how to choose a strong profile picture. And if you're not already sold on the importance of having one, we have a blog coming soon on a Purdue student who recently landed her dream internship at … Continue reading Applying For Jobs Is Now As Easy As Sending A Tweet

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 I overcame the worst interview I ever had at Purdue University

About the Author Robbie Abed is a Purdue University alumnus. He is an author, LinkedIn Contributor and speaker as well as the Director of Marketing for Y Media Labs. He graduated from the College of Technology. Learn More About Robbie   I really wanted this job. I had to get this job. I already told … Continue reading How I overcame the worst interview I ever had at Purdue University