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Professional Networking

The Datelob

Jamie Silverman | Posted 05.30.2015 | 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.

Why Fit In? Stand Out and Win in Business

Jimmy Nguyen | Posted 05.02.2015 | Business
Jimmy Nguyen

Let's face it, many professionals have good skills. So it helps to be memorable -- whether your goal is to win clients, get promoted in your organization, or rise to the top of an industry.

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.

How to Use Blogging and Social Media To Grow Your Professional Network

Michael B. Fishbein | Posted 05.26.2014 | Small Business
Michael B. Fishbein

Social networks present amazing opportunities for to meet new people and build professional relationships. The internet is an equalizer. Anyone with s...

8 Ways To Network Like A Pro At Holiday Parties

Next Avenue | Nancy Collamer | Posted 12.10.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Nancy Collamer Now that December’s here, you’re probably getting invited to numerous office holiday parties and ...

How to Be a Connector and Make Valuable Introductions

Michael B. Fishbein | Posted 12.09.2013 | Business
Michael B. Fishbein

Making introductions is a great way to be helpful to your contacts. Being helpful and leading with value is a highly effective way to build a network. There are many ways to be helpful, but making introductions is often one of the best.

How To Go Buckwild With Your LinkedIn Account

Posted 08.05.2013 | Comedy

Most people don't realize how fun the professional networking site, LinkedIn, is. But be careful--it can get ca-raaaazy! 1. Add a connection to you...

4 Steps to Networking With Thought Leaders in Your Industry

Patrick Richard | Posted 03.27.2013 | Business
Patrick Richard

Even with a vast array of online job search tools, the power of connections still holds strong, especially when it comes to developing strong networking relationships with those regard as thought leaders in your industry.

Hollywood Networking: Connecting on More Than Movies

Gina Hall | Posted 01.09.2012 | Los Angeles
Gina Hall

In Los Angeles, going out to network is work. It's a rare occasion that I'm jazzed enough to tack on an extra three hours of Hollywood shop talk on top of a long day.

Online Job Search Tools

Jason Alderman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jason Alderman

For those who may be reentering the job market after decades of employment, you should know that the rules have changed considerably since you were last looking for a job.