Category: Social Networking

  • Terms to 'Know' (and Discuss) for 2017!

    It's 2017.  There are terms we should know (many we do) and discuss for this year.  Many have interesting workplace implications/meanings.  Here are a few of them!   Phubbing – phone snubbing; pretending to be...

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  • Is LinkedIn the New Job Search ‘Small Talk’?

    How is the weather? How do you think the Twins will do this year? What do you think of our President?I’d like to join your LinkedIn...

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  • Social Media Lasts Forever

    I have written on this topic in the past under different titles.  My favorite (title) still comes from a Head & Shoulders® commercial: You Never Get a Second Chance to Make a First Impression Social media can be a lasting and damaging impression....

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  • It's (Unofficial) Summer in Minnesota: Let the Networking Begin!

    The subtitle for this Blog post should really be, "Do I know you?" The default InMail:  I'd like to add you to my professional network on LinkedIn. When former Vice President Al Gore invented the Internet, we all became all powerful.  Google...

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  • Research - It Makes a Difference

    It was in an interview during March of 1999 when Al Gore stated that he took the initiative for creating the internet.  Since its creation (regardless of who created it), we have had access to an amazing amount of information.  And we can access the...

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  • To end the year, a few reminders for job seekers . . . . . .

    The holiday season - things seem to be winding down.  People are busy at work - that has not changed. The mindset has, however.  We all know that the next two weeks (starting on Monday, 12/23) are very quiet. People take time off for the holidays.  Work...

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  • 'Tis The Season - The Holiday Season

    On August 15th, our Blog title was 'Tis The Season" - it was all about job hunting in the fall (mid-September to mid-November)....

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  • 'Tis The Season

    The Blog post after this one will be post-Labor Day.  While technically not fall, the summer is coming to an end.  Schools have started across the country.  People are back from their summer vacations.  It is time to get back to work. There is a seasonality to job...

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  • We Minnesotans enjoy our summer!

    We just hit our first 90+ degree day;  actually - we set a record - 98-degrees.  (This follows a LONG winter - that seemed to only end a few days ago.)  Everything slows down during the summer - offices seem to be vacant on Friday afternoons.  It seems like 1 of every 3...

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  • Best Networking Practices

    There have been a few articles lately that have addressed poor networking practices (and by virtue of their information - better ideas for networking). Earlier this month, LinkedIn shared an article, Conversation Killers: How to...

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