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LinkedIn's $90 Million Buy

AP | Posted 06.12.2013 | Technology

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Professional networking website LinkedIn is paying about $90 million to acquire Pulse, which makes an e-reader platform...

Social Media Marketing: 7 Tools for Businesses and Brands

Scott Steinberg | Posted 06.11.2013 | Business
Scott Steinberg

While many great options exist to choose from, to save time, we've narrowed the list down to seven of our favorite tools that any corporate enterprise should be using.

The Best Career Advice Ever

Posted 04.10.2013 | Small Business

This story originally appeared on Quartz. A welcome consequence of the digitalization of our lives and media is the creation of streams of data...

3 Strategies For Building Your LinkedIn Profile

Mary Eileen Williams | Posted 06.07.2013 | Fifty
Mary Eileen Williams

Any job seeker today knows that social networking sites like LinkedIn are invaluable resources for making important contacts. And, in addition to LinkedIn's effectiveness as a networking tool, many recruiters are now forgoing traditional methods of sourcing candidates and turning directly to this major site as their preferred method for identifying potential employees.

Career Branding: How to Market Yourself Well

Dr. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti | Posted 06.05.2013 | Business
Dr. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti

When applying for a position it is most beneficial to properly "market your brand" so that an employer can easily evaluate your candidacy based on how you specifically are qualified and how you are better equipped than the competition.

Tech Firms Battle To One Up Each Others Perks

AP | By MARTHA MENDOZA | Posted 05.31.2013 | Technology

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple's ring-shaped, gleaming "Spaceship Headquarters" will include a world class auditorium and an orchard for engineers t...

Are You Taking Your LinkedIn Profile Seriously?

John Rampton | Posted 05.28.2013 | Business
John Rampton

LinkedIn just improved their search and is making it easier and easier for prospective job applicants to find the jobs they're looking for. Over 5 billion searches were done on the social network last year. Here are the new changes they've made.

Research: LinkedIn Now #1 Tool of Top Sales Reps

John Fox | Posted 05.26.2013 | Small Business
John Fox

Just when you thought was a career site for finding your next job, along comes new, primary research from Jill Konrath and Ardath Albee showing that LinkedIn is now the most important sales tool in a sales rep's arsenal.

Why Your Resume Is Not Enough, From Nicole Williams (WATCH)

Posted 08.14.2013 | MarloThomas

The resume is on the decline. According to career expert Nicole Williams, employers are looking for the people who fit their needs on services like Li...

LinkedIn Career Expert Nicole Williams With Marlo Thomas (VIDEO)

Posted 08.14.2013 | MarloThomas

Career expert Nicole Williams joined me this week on Mondays with Marlo to answer all of your questions on women in the workplace. Nicole had such a w...

5 Tips To Help You Land The Job You Want

Tom Gimbel | Posted 05.25.2013 | Fifty
Tom Gimbel

It's been reported that baby boomers are the new 'unemployables.' That's fixable. Senior professionals who have the competitive spirit of a 20-year-old, and who also have vast experience, are indispensable. You simply have to prove the myths wrong.

No Shortage of Ways to Be Linkedin to Ireland and the Irish Worldwide

John Lee | Posted 05.22.2013 | Media
John Lee

Linkedin is big in Ireland and a vital connection point for entrepreneurs, people with arcane specialities, tech-sector types, ex-pats, Diaspora Irish, people wanting to do business in Ireland, and Irish wanting to do business abroad.

CHART: Modern Friendship

Ted McCagg | Posted 05.21.2013 | Comedy
Ted McCagg


Googling Your Dates -- Can It Backfire?

Julie Spira | Posted 05.19.2013 | Style
Julie Spira

At the end of the digital day, you don't really don't know your date; you just think you do.

Are You Boring Someone? Watch For These 7 Signs

LinkedIn | Gretchen Rubin | Posted 03.19.2013 | Small Business

This post originally appeared on LinkedIn. Follow Gretchen Rubin on LinkedIn. secure: 1 Like most people, I have several pet subjects – that m...

When It Comes to Social Networking, Moms Know Best

Vala Afshar | Posted 05.18.2013 | Technology
Vala Afshar

Social networking success is easier than you may think. In fact, all we have to do is follow the advice from generations of mothers. "Listen carefully, share with your friends, and don't be afraid to ask for help," is exactly what individuals and businesses must do to be socially effective.

How A Job Hunt Can Build Self-Esteem

Virginia Sullivan | Posted 05.16.2013 | Fifty
Virginia Sullivan

I know people typically think that engaging in a job search can beat you up and be tough on the ego. But I'm here to say not so! For those in professionally unhealthy situations, it can be an uplifting exercise that helps immensely.

CEO's Best Advice Came From A Sex-Crazed Red Robin Cook

LinkedIn | Glenn Kelman | Posted 03.13.2013 | Small Business

This post originally appeared on LinkedIn Influencers. It is Glenn's inaugural post as a LinkedIn Influencer. Follow him on LinkedIn. secure: 1 I...

8 Mistakes You Should Never Make On LinkedIn

LearnVest | Posted 05.11.2013 | Small Business

There is a difference between professional and personal networking, according to LinkedIn Career Expert Nicole Williams: "I see the same mistakes over and over!"

How Viral Is Social Media?

Greg Jacobs | Posted 05.07.2013 | College
Greg Jacobs

This may sound a little absolutist, but at the end of the day, who is really controlling what you post online? Is that ironic music video your status because you actually enjoy it, or is it online because you want people to see how funny you are?

Top 7 LinkedIn Features That All Professionals Should Be Using

Adam Kirr | Posted 05.06.2013 | Technology
Adam Kirr

When you personalize a message, you're creating a more memorable connection between yourself and the professional you're trying to add as a contact.

You Can Be Constipated on LinkedIn but Not Happy

Adam Pervez | Posted 04.29.2013 | Business
Adam Pervez

I started wondering what other skills I could find listed on LinkedIn if something as basic and universal as happiness wasn't available.

Want a New Job? Here Are 7 Things You Need to Know

Heather Huhman | Posted 04.28.2013 | Business
Heather Huhman

If you're looking for a new job this year, you'll probably need to look beyond the typical application process in order to stand out. With 86 percent of employees planning on actively looking for a new job in 2013, competition is still at an all-time high.

13 Tips to Get That Job in 2013 on LinkedIn

Joanna Popper | Posted 04.28.2013 | Technology
Joanna Popper

6. Do not send job requests in an email with multiple cc's at various companies. Court your contacts. Make them feel special. No one wants to see that you want any old job. We'd like to feel that you want a job from us or with our companies.

How To Use LinkedIn Effectively

Craig Kanalley | Posted 02.22.2013 | Technology
Craig Kanalley

Sometimes it's brushed aside for other social networks, but it's important to keep in mind the power of LinkedIn. The social network for professionals now boasts 200 million registered users.