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LinkedIn as a Career Motivator

By Rowe Leathers
Contributor, Career Services

There is no bigger career motivator than the fear that comes from seeing your friends and colleagues move forward in their career when you are feeling stagnant. A new title in a LinkedIn profile is evidence that colleagues in your circle are progressing forward in their careers, and that realization can leave you questioning your own career journey. Rather than letting fear make you second guess your career decisions, allow the feeling to motivate you to step up to new challenges and branch out into new areas of your profession.

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How To Tell if a LinkedIn Request is a Scam and What To Do About It

By William Arruda
Forbes

Social media occupies a lot of our time and is becoming a more pervasive communications tool, so it’s no wonder that the spam and scams have followed suit. One site where I have seen a huge uptick in potential scams is LinkedIn. Here’s what you need to know about this latest venue for spam, scammers and phishing.

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Parents: The One Thing You Can Do to Prepare Your High Schoolers to Succeed

By William Arruda
Forbes

It may seem like joining LinkedIn as a teen is a sign that we’re making kids grow up too fast, but it doesn’t have to take up a lot of time or become a central focus. All it takes is a basic understanding of LinkedIn, a solid profile, and a few connections who are interested in being part of a future success story.

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Using Social Media to Build your Brand

By Shun McGhee
Contributor, Career Services

The other day, I was watching a commercial showcasing the talents of an up-and-coming designer of men’s clothes. I tried looking the designer up on the internet to I could learn more about his apparel, but I was unable to find the company’s website. How could he have been exposed to such a big advertising opportunity when he did not even have a website?

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Social Media Best Practices

Vlog with Madeline Roberts
Online Career Tips Contributor

This video discusses the importance of understanding your company's target customer profile and where they spend their time online. It examines demographic details of Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram users and how each platform can be used for your business.

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Reaching Your Customers on Social Media

By Madeline Roberts
Online Career Tips Contributor

Social media marketing is no longer a trend but rather an essential business practice. Whether you’re on Main Street or Wall Street, your company can benefit from having a social presence. Networks like Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram can help you learn about your audience, increase website traffic, generate leads, provide customer service, and improve brand awareness at little to no cost.

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3 Laws For Searching LinkedIn Data

By Donato Diorio
Business2Community

There are three core concepts to understand when trying to retrieve data from LinkedIn, or anywhere on the Internet. If you understand these concepts, along with the basics of search string design, you can obtain ALL the data you want from LinkedIn.

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Don't Get Disciplined: 5 Things You Should Not Do at Work

By Dr. John D. Moore
Online Career Tips, Special Contributor

As a career counselor and college educator, I have worked with scores of people who have found themselves in deep trouble with their employer because they unintentionally did some things that caused them to be disciplined. The “penalties” run the gamut – from having to endure an informal “sit-down” talk with the boss to a formal write up that is placed in the employee’s file. Other behaviors, however, have resulted in more serious actions – meaning termination.

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