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Quick Tip: Add to Profile Button for Professional Certifications

By Whitney Harmel

Do you have professional certifications? If so, have you included them on your LinkedIn profile? LinkedIn has always allowed members to include this information on their profile, but they’ve made it even easier by offering a one-click Add to Profile for Certifications option.

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How to Make LinkedIn Your Social Networking Obsession

By Rachel A. Adler
Online Career Tips Contributor

LinkedIn isn't a magical unicorn, it is a tool and if you know how to use it properly you can build quite an empire. Make sure you aren't sitting on a gold mine and just selling rocks. You have an awesome network so use it, share it, and contribute to it.

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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

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

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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