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Could Your LinkedIn Profile Be Your New Credit Score?

Aryea Aranoff | Posted 05.20.2015 | Money
Aryea Aranoff

If you're a working professional and you're using social media to connect with friends, colleagues and business opportunities, then you need to be aware that your posts, updates, tweets and pictures can impact your financial future.

How to Make Clients for Life on LinkedIn

Irina Jordan | Posted 05.12.2015 | Business
Irina Jordan

Making meaningful connections on LinkedIn goes far beyond sending requests, and there are several steps you can take to optimize your networking strategy.

Terms and Conditions Will Apply: Living in a Reality of "I Accept"

Lindsay Hoffman | Posted 05.12.2015 | College
Lindsay Hoffman

As a child, I can remember thinking how odd it was to imagine having technology know what you're thinking and doing at all times.

From Athens To The U.S., This Greek Startup Wants to Make Hiring Easier

The Huffington Post Greece | Despina Trivoli | Posted 05.11.2015 | World

Nikos Moraitakis and Spyros Magiatis established Workable in October 2012. Their aim was to create a software that would relieve the burden small...

#TheFuturein5 Episode 35: Inside the Offices of LinkedIn!

Jacob Morgan | Posted 05.08.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

This is a very special episode of The Future in Five where I take a look inside the offices of LinkedIn.

Correlation of Social Media to Search Results and Reputation

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 05.07.2015 | Business
Alan W. Silberberg

Individuals, Companies, Governments and Brands need to pay careful attention to the correlation between search, social media and reputation control and management. If it is left to the Internet, you will not be happy with the results.

What Some of the World's Leading Companies Can Teach You About the Future of Work

Jacob Morgan | Posted 05.06.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

The goal of the community and the forum is to bring together the world's most forward thinking organizations to explore what the future of work is going to look like, and what companies are doing to adapt.

Get the LinkedIn Advantage

Catriona Pollard | Posted 05.05.2015 | Business
Catriona Pollard

LinkedIn is a non-intrusive way of staying in touch with business contacts. And even better, it's an easy entry point for small businesses looking to get into social media as it doesn't take much time and it's fairly easy to use.

Career Tips for the Class of 2015

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 05.04.2015 | College
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

For millennial aged graduates entering the career world, you must be armed with tools and strategies to distinguish yourselves from the pack.

Employees Deserve to be Treated Beautifully

Pat Wadors | Posted 05.04.2015 | Business
Pat Wadors

You deserve to be treated beautifully. I have made this statement countless times over the years, yet I always run into leaders and employees who are confused by what "beautiful" means. Once I explain it -- they want it!

The 3 Least Intimidating Yet Effective Ways to Resurrect Your Stale Network

Melissa Llarena | Posted 05.01.2015 | Business
Melissa Llarena

Stale networks happen when people stay employed in one industry and haven't been in touch with contacts from their prior industry.

Password Breaches: Why Legislation is the Way Forward

Joe Ross | Posted 04.22.2015 | Technology
Joe Ross

While there are no laws forcing businesses to notify customers of a password breach yet, there is an ethical responsibility that exists for companies to notify their customers in a timely manner when a breach occurs.

How You Can Master Social Selling to Get in Front of Any Customer

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 04.13.2015 | Business
Sajeel Qureshi

If you run a small-business or a small marketing team you can't market like McDonalds or probably even your largest competitor. So why bother trying?

What to Do When You Are Growing Your Core Fast, But Not Fast Enough

Rajesh Setty | Posted 04.13.2015 | Business
Rajesh Setty

With over 350M subscribers and growing fast, it would be hard to question LinkedIn's growth. When you compare this number to any of the LinkedIn's traditional competitors, they are doing just fine.

IZEA: The Art of 'Content Marketing'

Richard Finger | Posted 04.08.2015 | Business
Richard Finger

This company matches their vetted proprietary database of freelance writers, photographers and other content creators with businesses who are, for example, marketing products or expanding brand awareness.

3 Reasons Why Marketing Technologists Are Your Next Hire

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 04.03.2015 | Small Business
Sajeel Qureshi

Marketing is becoming more tech-savvy than the IT department. According to CIO Magazine CMOs are going to spend more than CIOs on technology, software and services.

How LinkedIn is Creating the HR Organization of The Future

Jacob Morgan | Posted 04.03.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

In this week's episode of The Future of Work podcast I talk with Pat Wadors, Senior Vice President of Global Talent Organization at LinkedIn. Pat runs all of talent and Human Resources (HR), and she is pretty much responsible for all of the cool things that you keep hearing about LinkedIn.

4 Easy Ways to Figure Out Which Company You Want to Work For

Joshua Siva | Posted 04.01.2015 | College
Joshua Siva

Whether your requirements are the right work-life balance, salary, or company culture, what may be the perfect match for one person, may in fact be a complete bust for you.

The Datelob

Jamie Silverman | Posted 03.30.2015 | Style
Jamie Silverman

In advertising, there's something called an ADLOB. It stands for "Ad Like Object" and it's called for when we need to present something to a client that's a simulacrum of an ad without being a full on ad itself. In dating, I've discovered the need for -- and therefore invented -- a similar term, a Datelob.

What Businesses Need to Know About Direct Marketing

Ira Kalb | Posted 03.30.2015 | Business
Ira Kalb

Many marketers seem lost, and one of the reasons is that they have not learned how these new tools fit into the marketing strategy hierarchy. Those that have achieved considerable success have recognized that the Internet and its "offspring" are really forms of Direct Marketing. Why?

Give 3 Reasons Why Your Business Is On Social Media

Michele Lawson | Posted 03.27.2015 | Business
Michele Lawson

Social media is a stepping stone in the sales funnel cycle. Your business has zero control over any of the social media platforms. You are at their mercy (and the mercy of the ever present algorithm) and there is not much you can do about that.

Wisdom and Mindfulness

Manijeh Motaghy | Posted 03.24.2015 | Business
Manijeh Motaghy

2500 participants attended the grand Wisdom 2.0 Conference in San Francisco last weekend. It was invigorating. Attendees came from all over the world and all over the US, curious to find out what was new in the world of Mindfulness and wisdom.

How To Ruin Conference Calls

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 05.20.2015 | Business
Sajeel Qureshi

Conference calls, web meetings and screen shares. We all love them. We all use them. We also all know that at least 20 percent of all conference calls and virtual meetings are a total waste of time and money. All because the following characters below ruin them.

14 'Soft' Skills to Master in Your 20s

Danny Rubin | Posted 05.18.2015 | College
Danny Rubin

It seems hard to believe, given how much weight we place on the all-important question of "Where did you go to school?" But as online courses become more legitimate and trustworthy, employers might not care where we gain the skills -- only that we have them.

Not Your Father's Graffiti

Phil Simon | Posted 05.16.2015 | Business
Phil Simon

In a phrase, cloud computing can change everything--and not just for consumers with creative bents. No longer do CIOs need to predict how much capacity they'll need to run their businesses.