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An Interview with Growth Management Marketing

Sam Rivman | Posted 02.09.2016 | Business
Sam Rivman

Sam: So first question: How can dentists better network with other professionals in their field? Minal Sampat: The dental field in itself is relativ...

7 Major Social Media Shakeups We'll See In 2016

Jayson DeMers | Posted 02.04.2016 | Technology
Jayson DeMers

The social media world rarely stands still for long, and while 2015 was a big year for social platforms, 2016 might be even bigger. We're entering a new era of online access, mobile usability, and social interactions, and that's going to be reflected in the type, diversity, and utility of social apps in the near future.

Interview: Author Deep Patel Discusses Publishing a Book at Age 17

Genia Stevens, MBA | Posted 02.03.2016 | Books
Genia Stevens, MBA

Deep Patel seems to have his next steps clearly penned out. After publishing his first book, A Paperboy's Fable: 11 Principles of Success, the 17-year-old author will option the screenplay rights for his second book, The Gray Veil, because he hopes to eventually see it on the big screen.

What It Takes to Transform Your LinkedIn Profile from Invisible to Irresistible

Charlene Rhinehart | Posted 02.01.2016 | Business
Charlene Rhinehart

Do you want to maximize your time on LinkedIn to attract prospective clients or employers? Are you ready to brand yourself as an industry expert a...

A Conversation with Kerry Dolan, CEO and Founder of OptIn and Laurie Hollman, Ph.D., Psychoanalyst and Author of Unlocking Parental Intelligence

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 02.01.2016 | Women
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Dr. Hollman: Hello Ms. Dolan. It's a great pleasure to meet you and congratulate you on your work creating the LA event called MomFair LIVE! How ex...

3 Powerful Ways to Grow Your Business Through LinkedIn

Alex Pirouz | Posted 01.27.2016 | Business
Alex Pirouz

Instead of having a sub-par representation in a lot of places, I knew that the key was to be awesome in one. So how do you decide which platform to choose?

The Age of Noise, Clutter and Spying on Us

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 01.27.2016 | Technology
Bruce Kushnick

This morning I awoke to a series of emails which made me realize that the Information Age is dead and we are now in The Age of Noise, Clutter & Spying on Us.

Why I Stopped Filling Out Job Applications

Carlos A. Osorio | Posted 01.13.2016 | Business
Carlos A. Osorio

If you're in the job market, I suggest taking full advantage of LinkedIn and optimizing your profile. Seek out people who may be working at a company or in an industry that you're interested in and invite them out to lunch. Perhaps they won't have anything available for you right then and there, but they probably know someone who does.

5 Practices to Get Started on LinkedIn and Staying Connected

Carla Deter | Posted 01.08.2016 | Business
Carla Deter

Having a sparse profile does not interest those who view it. Build it out with details of work experiences/projects etc. Also, a profile with a number of keywords to your industry will increase the views to your profile.

Are You a LinkedIn Connection Collector?

Kristi Russo | Posted 01.05.2016 | Business
Kristi Russo

The amount of connections and whom you accept is a highly debated topic amongst all sorts of career analysts, coaches, and "experts." The various ideologies behind connections leave many people asking what connection should they make and whom should they allow to connect with them?

Looking Ahead: Gen Z, Tough Language and Online Take Over

Chris Komisarjevsky | Posted 01.04.2016 | Impact
Chris Komisarjevsky

Dramatic new trends are taking us into 2016. While we all know that nothing really has changed just because the countdown took us past midnight and ...

Deconstructing LinkedIn

JD Gershbein | Posted 12.31.2015 | Business
JD Gershbein

Dubbed as "the largest professional network in the world," and rightfully so, LinkedIn is an ever-expanding, interactive social medium that serves its constituents in a variety of ways.

6 Ways to Make Real Connections on LinkedIn

Michael Goldberg | Posted 12.11.2015 | Business
Michael Goldberg

I've spent a lot of time sharing LinkedIn related stories during my talks and making mention that LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and other social media platforms are NOT business networking. But they are!

A Workplace-Safe Version Of Facebook Is Coming Soon

Reuters | Lorenzo Ligato | Posted 12.10.2015 | Technology

Facebook at Work, Facebook Inc's professional version of its social network, is expected to launch in the coming months, after spending a year in tes...

Going Against the Flow: Allen Blue, Cofounder of LinkedIn

Charu Sharma | Posted 12.08.2015 | Business
Charu Sharma

"Entrepreneurship is primarily a mindset. It's a way of thinking about your own ability to shape your world. When I was younger, I believed that I needed permission: from my boss, from society. In truth, entrepreneurial attitude is having the ability to choose your own path."

Here's Why People Are Flocking To The Gig Economy

David Hale | Posted 12.03.2015 | Technology
David Hale

With the explosion of people taking on on-demand work there's little doubt that the gig economy is exploding. Just last month, LinkedIn jumped into the gig economy with its new portal for freelancers.

Career-Crushing Mistakes You're Making on LinkedIn

Thrillist | Posted 12.02.2015 | Technology

By: Lee Breslouer Credit: Shuttershock/Jennifer Bui/Thrillist Contrary to popular belief, LinkedIn isn't a company that exists to fill your spam fo...

Climate Change This Week: Breaking Clean Energy Barriers, A Hot Year and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 12.01.2015 | Green
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Mary Ellen Harte

Breakthrough Energy Coalition a global group of private investors, representing several billions in capital, who will support companies that are taking innovative clean-energy ideas out of the lab and into the marketplace. BEC will interact with MI.

You can never have too many contacts

Catriona Pollard | Posted 11.24.2015 | Business
Catriona Pollard

When I worked from home, I vividly remember walking out my front door into a freezing cold rainy night to go to a networking event. All I wanted to d...

6 Bold Predictions for Digital Marketing in 2016

Chad Pollitt | Posted 11.16.2015 | Business
Chad Pollitt

As 2015 begins to wind down, the prediction posts pontificating what the next year has in store have begun to ramp up. This has become something of an annual tradition for marketers and this season is no exception.

Please Add Me As a LinkedIn Connection (or: Taking A Stand Against LinkedIn)

Galanty Miller | Posted 11.12.2015 | Comedy
Galanty Miller

I can count on my hand the number of times I've lost a finger. (twice) I can count on all the books that Kylie Jenner has ever read the number of times LinkedIn has been of use to someone looking for career advancement. (zero)

How Paid Time Off Policies Can Hurt Your Employees

Gene Marks | Posted 11.04.2015 | Business
Gene Marks

Paid time off is a publicity stunt. Most companies know that their best employees aren't going to take advantage of it. And by leaving the policy open and "up to the employee" managers are now creating a different kind of competitive environment, one that encourages taking less time off, rather than more.

Mobile App Fever: How to Spot the Symptoms

Heather Franzese | Posted 10.27.2015 | Impact
Heather Franzese

The idea of building an app is attractive for many reasons. First, it's tangible. You can build it and put your name on it. Second, it's completely customizable. The canvas is only limited to your imagination and your coding skill. Third, you can track it, monitoring downloads and usage. And of course, you stand to gain money and fame if your app is successful with the masses.

Is Your Job Search Too Old-Fashioned?

Susan P. Joyce | Posted 10.25.2015 | Business
Susan P. Joyce

If you are over 40 or it has been more than three years since your last job hunt, you are probably unaware of how much recruiting and hiring practices have changed recently, particularly with the growth of social media and also with the tough job market we have been experiencing.

Hard Skills vs. Soft Skills: What They Mean to Your Job Search and the Weight They Carry With HR

Kristi Russo | Posted 10.22.2015 | Business
Kristi Russo

The difference between skills and traits is a distinction that many job seekers seem to miss and can be crucial when asserting your value. Both hold a place in your overall assessment as a candidate.