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Writing Articles for LinkedIn

By Lavinia Tauro
Business2Community

Many people use LinkedIn’s publishing feature to promote their business and services, but there are very few people who are termed as LinkedIn influencers. There are some tips for optimizing the viewership of published work on LinkedIn.

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Three Things You’re Doing Wrong With Your Company LinkedIn Page

By Justin Wong
Business2Community

When was the last time you even LOOKED at your company’s LinkedIn page? Do you even have a LinkedIn page? For too many companies, LinkedIn always seems to be “behind” Facebook and Twitter when it comes to social media platforms. If you want to start managing your LinkedIn page properly, here are three major pitfalls to avoid.

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Trends in Human Resources: The Certification Process

Interview with Dr. Marie Harper, Pamela Harding, and Dr. Christopher DeClerk

In the past couple of years there have been a number of changes in the field of human resources. To stay on par with other professionals within the field is crucial to success. One of the components to that success is certification. To talk about the proposed changes to the certification process are three professionals from the field.

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5 Ways to Avoid a Big Fib on Your Resume

By J. Mason
Online Career Tips Editor

Sometimes to get ahead people may feel the need to lie about their performance. Whether that's in relation to their job, life, or personality is irrelevant. Lying is a form of betrayal, and in some cases this betrayal can be the kiss of death for the relationship. Before resorting to even a white lie there are some things to consider, and there are in fact ways to avoid doing it in the first place.

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Should You Connect with Strangers on LinkedIn?

By Adrienne Erin
Contributor, Online Career Tips

Unlike other sites, like Twitter or Instagram, LinkedIn assumes you know users at least a little when you connect with them. This can be both a good and bad thing. On one hand it makes endorsements and recommendations more valid. If potential employers know people actually have to know you before giving an endorsement, it carries more weight.

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How Closely Should Your LinkedIn Profile Match Your Resume?

By Adrienne Erin
Contributor, Online Career Tips

If you’re in the market for a new job, you know standing out from the crowd and doing things right is of the upmost importance. This applies in both the big picture and the little details in today’s competitive market. So while you’re preparing your interview questions, cover letter and resume, don’t forget to put your best foot forward via your social media accounts, namely by giving your LinkedIn profile a refresh, too.

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How to Use LinkedIn as Your Personal Website

By Jill Kurtz Online Career Tips Contributor LinkedIn is the best place to establish your professional profile and network to build a career and find new opportunities. The site allows you to present all of the same information that personal websites have been used for and had many more benefits.

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5 Career Blunders You Did Not Realize You Were Making

By Libby Kane, Forbes
Special to Online Career Tips

Whatever your chosen profession, we all have something in common: We’re trying to do the best we can in our careers. Of course we aren’t going to gossip about our boss, fail to meet our deadlines or do anything else to jeopardize our jobs or careers … knowingly. We can easily avoid the professional pitfalls we know, but what about the ones we don’t? And even more important, could we be making major mistakes when we think we’re making the right move?

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