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OMG! God Is Everywhere -- Even on the World Wide Web!

Stephanie D. Lewis | Posted 11.11.2014 | Comedy
Stephanie D. Lewis

God has been stalking me. On the Internet. Now mind you, I think it could possibly be a God Fraud, (He spells his name Godd) but I still find it enormously flattering and will NOT get a restraining order.

5 Tips for Professionals Navigating Social Media

Tania Yuki | Posted 11.08.2014 | Women
Tania Yuki

Whether you're looking for a new position, making a career move or want to increase your own value within your existing role, social media such as Linkedin, Twitter and Facebook all provide powerful platforms to gain the visibility, credibility and access required to get to that next level.

Accidental Networking

Heather Deason Zynczak | Posted 11.04.2014 | Women
Heather Deason Zynczak

Everyday activities are often the best channel for networking, and a few small changes in how you approach these daily interactions can add value to your relationships.

Emerging Economies Are Exporting Education

Gabriel Sanchez Zinny | Posted 11.03.2014 | Latino Voices
Gabriel Sanchez Zinny

With increasing economic growth, and the subsequent expansion of the middle class in regions like Latin America, there is a new market being created for quality post-secondary education.

6 Surefire Ways to Ensure Your Job Search Fails

Carlota Zimmerman | Posted 11.02.2014 | Women
Carlota Zimmerman

As a coach who helps people find jobs, I frequently see people engaging in behavior that makes me think,"...are you absolutely determined to guarantee that you never get hired? Because if so, thumbs up, Kid! If so, you're aces! If not... oy vey."

Back to School is Not Just for Kids

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 11.02.2014 | Women
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

Professional development is essential for all those serious about advancing their career in a competitive marketplace. Whether you are looking to grow internally where you are, or externally in a new organization, your professional growth is your sole responsibility.

The Coolest Networking App You've Never Heard Of

Melanie Curtin | Posted 10.28.2014 | Technology
Melanie Curtin

There are many, varied, and well-known advantages to networking. But let's be honest: sometimes it can be a real pain in the a**. There should be an app for that.

The 3 Qualities Of A Perfect Co-Worker

LinkedIn | Jeff Weiner | Posted 08.27.2014 | Business

LinkedIn Influencer, Jeff Weiner , published this post originally on LinkedIn. Several weeks ago, I shared the above Venn diagram in a status ...

Stop Wasting My Time: Being a More Powerful Part of a Professional Network

Kathleen Long | Posted 10.26.2014 | Business
Kathleen Long

n all cases where I connected with these I folks, I knew up front before we met what the meeting was about and whether it was time sensitive, so I could choose how to prioritize my time as I get meeting invites from prospective employers and other career-influential colleagues.

The Overachiever's Guide to Junior Year

Larry P. Thomas | Posted 10.26.2014 | College
Larry P. Thomas

Identify a second faculty mentor for research. Meet at least once a semester with both of your faculty mentors to explore research opportunities, including paid summer experiences. Also, if you plan on applying to graduate school, request letters of recommendation.

Why LinkedIn Is the Most Powerful Marketing Tool of the 21st Century

Anfernee Chansamooth | Posted 10.25.2014 | Business
Anfernee Chansamooth

LinkedIn is the most powerful marketing tool of the 21st century and there are three main reasons why -- media, partnerships and clients. Before we get into the specifics let me share some background with you.

The Red Light District Has a New Address: LinkedIn

Ghazal Omid | Posted 10.20.2014 | Business
Ghazal Omid

LinkedIn is under immense pressure to clean up its act when it comes to prostitution on its site. There is a great deal of evidence that it has become a hosting agent for illegal and illicit cyber pimping because of its lucrative client list which provides a cyber brothel for those who enjoy such pleasures or make a profit from it.

The Overachiever's Guide to Senior Year

Larry P. Thomas | Posted 10.19.2014 | College
Larry P. Thomas

For nearly two decades, I've been committed to preparing the most inspiring and motivated college students for graduate/professional school and lifelong achievement. I have learned that my very best students were focused, driven, and disciplined enough to follow these key steps-to-success during their senior year.

Your Status on LinkedIn: How Do You Become #1, Not for Just a Day But All the Time

Ghazal Omid | Posted 10.15.2014 | Business
Ghazal Omid

Unlike some LinkedIn users, I don't study books and follow every news release, hoping to hit the jackpot and become an influencer. I am here on LinkedIn at my own pleasure and not as part of my need for networking.

The Anatomy of a Rock Star Social Media Post

Rahul Varshneya | Posted 10.11.2014 | Small Business
Rahul Varshneya

One of the biggest challenges for any brand or startup while promoting their products or services on social media is crafting a message that drives engagement and conversions.

America's Best Companies To Work For

24/7 Wall St. | Douglas A. McIntyre | Posted 08.09.2014 | Business

No one knows more about a workplace than its employees. Employee opinions reflect basic measures, such as pay, perks, benefits, and hours worked. But ...

Sales and Storytelling With Craig Wortmann

Charu Sharma | Posted 10.07.2014 | Business
Charu Sharma

Learning to problem solve, deliver value and communicate effectively as a salesperson will greatly benefit me in any and every professional and personal pursuit in future.

Team Performance - in a F*L*A*S*H*

Shani Harmon | Posted 10.05.2014 | Business
Shani Harmon

First there were Flash Mobs. Then there were Smart Mobs. Now, enter Flash Teams.

LinkedIn To Pay Workers $6 Million After Skimping On Wages

Reuters | Posted 10.05.2014 | Business

(Adds exact number of current and former employees, Labor Department comment on timing of the settlement payment, updates stock price) ...

What Defines You?

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 09.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Naphtali Hoff

To these men and women (and many, many more), life is more than about doing a job and getting paid. It's about making a difference and following your passions. It's about connecting deeply to what you believe in, and expressing your values to others.

LinkedIn Groups You Should Join if You're Looking for a Job

Reboot Illinois | Posted 09.27.2014 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

Here are some of the top job seeker groups you should join if you're hoping to expand your network and find a career.

See Who's Viewing Your Profile: LinkedIn, the Yenta

Sybil Adelman Sage | Posted 09.23.2014 | Comedy
Sybil Adelman Sage

Today I got an email saying that only 21 people have looked me up in the past month, making it clear that this is a pathetic number, putting me at the bottom of the pile.

How to Secretly Use LinkedIn

Melissa Llarena | Posted 09.23.2014 | Business
Melissa Llarena

If your boss or colleagues see signs that you are job hunting such as updating your profile after you got that year-end bonus, or that you are following a slew of companies then your current situation can be compromised.

The Simple LinkedIn Mistake That Is Killing Your Job Chances

Susan P. Joyce | Posted 09.23.2014 | Business
Susan P. Joyce

We all know how deadly misspellings are in resumes. Somehow, many of us have not translated that understanding to our LinkedIn Profiles.

Why We Need a New Alliance Between Workers and Employers

Gabriel Sanchez Zinny | Posted 09.22.2014 | Business
Gabriel Sanchez Zinny

With an increasing volatile economy, individuals don't feel the same loyalty to their companies that they did in past decades -- a rational response to an environment in which corporations have abandoned long-term commitments to their employees.