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The Ten-Second Race to Content Nirvana

Lee Traupel | Posted 08.06.2014 | Business
Lee Traupel

Great content is gonna resonate with the reader or fall flat in about ten second, like a great Sam Cooke song -- your in love and humming along or your not.

How to Win Your Darwinian Digital Battles

Lee Traupel | Posted 08.08.2014 | Business
Lee Traupel

In today's smartphone, always on and connected world marketing success is now defined by creating and deploying a digital marketing strategy.

Small Business Social Selling -- Recruit Customers and Get Anyone to Return Your Call

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 08.09.2014 | Small Business
Sajeel Qureshi

Most small businesses would rather wrestle a tiger then dial for dollars. Cold-calling hurts; it's like going to a single's bar and hitting on everyone you see there. You will come out with more bruises or hang-ups than phone numbers or leads.

App-maker, App-maker, Make Me a Match

Jamie Silverman | Posted 08.06.2014 | Technology
Jamie Silverman

If you're on Tinder, the idea of using Tinder-like techniques to find a job might make you cringe. On the other hand, you might think of this as a great opportunity to level the playing field and to remove the "who you know" factor from the job search.

Professionally Speaking: Why Anonymity in Social Media is a Necessity

Monica Zent | Posted 08.03.2014 | Business
Monica Zent

We need to create a framework where professionals have the confidence to use the web and social media to its fullest. However, we must proceed carefully and under an honor system that infuses credibility.

The Commencement Speech Jill Abramson Should Have Given

Greg Schwem | Posted 07.28.2014 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

Rather than simply telling the grads about resilience and imploring them to "show what you are made of," Abramson should have led by example.

What 5 Powerful Women Would Have Told Their 22-Year-Old Selves

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 09.26.2014 | Women

Whether you're a new graduate eager to take the job world by storm or a seasoned adult embarking on a career change, navigating a successful path can ...

5 Reasons You Must Have a Photo in Your LinkedIn Profile

Susan P. Joyce | Posted 07.27.2014 | Business
Susan P. Joyce

A professional social profile without a nice head shot photo of you hurts you much more than the lack of one helps you find a job or avoid discrimination. So, don't skip it.

7 Essential Steps to Leap into Entrepreneurship

Bobby Umar | Posted 07.21.2014 | Business
Bobby Umar

Starting a business can be a scary thing. You give up the stability (albeit perceived) of a steady income with benefits. You put your career on hold. You sacrifice significant time and energy for the first several years just to get up to your former corporate salary. You enter a risky area where most people fail within five years.

The Rise of the Lifestyle Entrepreneur With Lewis Howes

Sean Kim | Posted 05.15.2014 | Business
Sean Kim

With pure hustle and gumption, he began connecting with everyone he could on the professional network, LinkedIn. He initially did this to find a job in the sports industry, but as he rapidly expanded his network, Lewis realized there was a bigger opportunity.

Innovating for Community

Chloe Sharfin | Posted 07.13.2014 | Impact
Chloe Sharfin

Before, there was a push to connect everyone and globalize the world through the Internet and get people online. While technology has certainly been empowering in several ways, it has made us more distant by giving us a false sense of connection.

Your Career at 50: Challenges of the Middle Aged Career Search

Mark Wayman | Posted 07.09.2014 | Business
Mark Wayman

Having challenges as a middle aged job seeker? You have come to the right place.

Is Content Consuming You or Are You Consuming Content?

Scott MacFarland | Posted 07.06.2014 | Business
Scott MacFarland

Are you like me, always trying to carve out time from your day to read blogs, eBooks, whitepapers, attend webinars, watch videos and visit yet another website? Our challenge isn't finding the information, but finding time to read it.

Hobnobbing With 'Givers' Mike Gamson and Alaina Percival

Charu Sharma | Posted 07.06.2014 | Business
Charu Sharma

I highly admired them for the infinite efforts they put into "giving," and especially, into mentoring students and professionals.

The Class of 2014 Is the Succession Plan for the Future

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 07.05.2014 | College
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

Millennial-aged graduates must enter the career world armed with tools and strategies to distinguish themselves from the pack. I share this wisdom to help you find your way in the world-of-work so you can thrive.

Most Powerful Marketing Tool of the 21st Century

Alex Pirouz | Posted 06.29.2014 | Business
Alex Pirouz

Whether you are a newbie, have an account but not active or would like to further your education here are my top three tips in order to plan, connect and ultimately profit through LinkedIn.

LinkedIn Publishing: A New Era of Social Influence

JD Gershbein | Posted 06.28.2014 | Business
JD Gershbein

With LinkedIn Publishing, the company extends its Influencer program, taking citizen journalism to the extreme, and giving each of its users the privilege once reserved for 150 hand-picked luminaries.

This Is Shaq's LinkedIn Profile, And It's Hilarious

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 04.23.2014 | Sports

When you're a celebrity of a certain status, having an extensive professional persona online apparently just isn't worth the bother anymore. This a...

Web Application Security Risks You Should Know About

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 06.17.2014 | Home
Alex Ivanovs

It's time to take a look at some of the most common security risks that we can experience within our web applications, and perhaps it's time we look into those risks at a much deeper level.

Is Your Social Media Failing?

Scott MacFarland | Posted 06.08.2014 | Business
Scott MacFarland

Social media is moving at warp speed and most people who are charged with managing the content and distribution are not well equipped to handle the ever-changing social eco-system.

Are you LinkedIn?

Lindley Pless | Posted 06.03.2014 | Women
Lindley Pless

Here is my call to arms -- make a list of what you've done and bask in all that's been accomplished? Each tiny piece of the puzzle helps to make it a completed whole. That means all the little jobs along the way are what got us to our current state.

Want A Strikingly New Web Site That You Develop Yourself?

Bill_Robinson | Posted 06.03.2014 | Technology
Bill_Robinson

Enter Strikingly. This online website development platform/app makes the excruciating headache of creating your new website easy and most importantly, fun.

You're Unemployed? Congratulations from LinkedIn!

Jeff Kreisler | Posted 06.03.2014 | Comedy
Jeff Kreisler

One of our writers received the following friendly message from career savior LinkedIn.

After Real Time Advertising

Amil Husain | Posted 06.02.2014 | Media
Amil Husain

Oreo's "Dunk in the Dark" post during the 2012 Super Bowl clearly demonstrated the impact of creating responsive content during existing conversations. Now, a year after "Real Time" entered the lexicon, has the promise of an always on content engine met up with the expectations?

5 Ways for Stay-at-Home Parents to Get Back on the Career Track

Carlota Zimmerman | Posted 05.27.2014 | Parents
Carlota Zimmerman

Here's five ideas for stay-at-home moms and dads who want to keep their professional options vibrant.