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Three Content Sharing Wins for the Non-Writer

By Jill Kurtz
Online Career Tips Contributor

You know that providing content is a way to establish your expertise and get visibility online. Great concept, but what if you really don’t like to write? You don’t have to be a writer to be a thought leader online.


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4 Social Networking Communities That Offer Professional Development

By Tiffany Young
Online Career Tips Contributor 

By using social networks you can open up new opportunities to learn about your industry, and to build up your career. I started by building up my presence on social media platforms to enhance my knowledge of the PR industry, and surrounding communities. It's a great source for training while on the job.

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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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