I'll be heading home for winter break soon; how should I take advantage of this time and work on networking while I'm home?
Winter Breaks are a fantastic time to do groundwork for future employment opportunities, especially if you are looking to return to your hometown when searching for those roles.
A good place to start…
What are employers looking for in a LinkedIn summary?
Great question. In my experience, employers are looking for a brief, high level description of your role, contributions and successes. Be sure to use universal language versus present company acronyms for clarity.…View all answers »
What do I need to AVOID doing on my social media accounts? Also, what SHOULD I be doing on my social media accounts to help my career? I want to make sure they're helping me and not hurting me.
In today’s society, many people choose to express themselves on their social media. I would focus on first understanding who is ‘following’ you on all your social media accounts and what your…View all answers »
I recently applied to a job and saw that I had a 3rd connection with the individual currently holding the position I applied for. In general what are the guidelines for asking to be introduced on LinkedIn?
I treat LinkedIn like networking in person. It's about courtesy and making your intentions known. Let your mutual connection(s) know that you are interested in an introduction. When I send a connection request…View all answers »
Should I connect with recruiters on Facebook or LinkedIn?
When connecting with recruiters, I would suggest one to connect via LinkedIn due to it being a professional social media network whereas, Facebook is more personal. This way the recruiter can view all your…View all answers »