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

Why I’m Not Accepting Your LinkedIn Request

These days, networking is becoming more and more crucial to finding a job, among other opportunities.  We’re told over and over again that the more connections we have, the better off we’ll be. Following that logic, it makes the most sense to connect with as many people as we can on LinkedIn. However, it’s not … Continue reading Why I’m Not Accepting Your LinkedIn Request

CCO LinkedIn Bootcamp Week 4: Get Connected

It’s never too late to join the CCO LinkedIn Boot Camp!  Need to catch up? You can view the Linked In Boot Camp summary for the first three posts. Completing the first three challenges should provide you with a solid LinkedIn profile. Now it is time to start reaping the rewards of your hard work! PLEASE NOTE: … Continue reading CCO LinkedIn Bootcamp Week 4: Get Connected

CCO LinkedIn Bootcamp Week 3: Resemble a Resume

How strong is your LinkedIn profile?  This week's challenge will push you to develop a strong representation of you and your experience.  Are you ready to have a rocking profile?  Here is this week's LinkedIn Bootcamp challenge: 1. Showcase Your Education: If you are currently working towards or already earned a degree,  include this in the … Continue reading CCO LinkedIn Bootcamp Week 3: Resemble a Resume

Welcome To CCO’s LinkedIn Boot Camp Spring 2014

Have you heard that you should be using LinkedIn but not quite sure what that means? So you created an account, added some information from your resume and then - oops - forgot all about it? The Center for Career Opportunities wants to change that! Why do you need LinkedIn? Let the CCO count the … Continue reading Welcome To CCO’s LinkedIn Boot Camp Spring 2014

Syllabus Week Checklist

It’s syllabus week of the spring semester and many of us are fighting the urge to just go back home, curl up in bed, and watch Pretty Little Liars on Netflix—or maybe that’s just me. Whether this is your second or last semester at Purdue (*tears if it’s your last*), it’s especially important to focus … Continue reading Syllabus Week Checklist