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Professional Responsibility to Your LinkedIn Network

Recently as I was reviewing my LinkedIn profile, I noticed my feed had a list of suggested “people I may know.”  I found the list somewhat puzzling as it included people who seemed outside of my professional spectrum.  I became increasingly curious as to what I may have in common with them. Why does LinkedIn recommend them? Moreover, will connecting with the following individuals bring professional value to me?

Career Search: Screening a Potential Employer

By Latanya Hughes
Faculty Member, School of Business at American Public University

When job candidates seek a career, many candidates only look at the description of the position and the requirements. They examine whether the job requires travel or if it has remote working options. They investigate every detail of the position, but they fail to screen the employer. How do you go about screening a potential employer?