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LinkedIn -- Basic Foundations

I sometimes think I should take up a second job as a freelance, career development coach in the digital age. As I start giving advice on best practices for job seekers (aka, my friends and family finishing up college or moving on to another job), I have come to a conclusion on some very important basic foundations on having a simple, but yet effective… 320 more words

College

LinkedIN CEO Jeff Weiner shows how to infuse confidence in your team

There comes a time in everyone’s life, when they are faced with tough decisions to take, which in turn will have a domino effect on various dependencies on that individual or organization. 496 more words

People

Think, before you think, before you post

In junior high I had an incredible English teacher who was known for her quick wit & perfectionism. But she detested a few things: bad grammar, bad manners and bad excuses. 634 more words

Social Media

LinkedIn 101

Earlier today, I lead a workshop for a group of college students that wanted to jumpstart their presence on LinkedIn.  These students did not have LinkedIn profiles, but they desired to create ones that are professional in order to effectively use this platform that is centered on networking.   1,422 more words

Apple Is Hiring Engineers to Coach Siri on Sports

Apple wants its iPhone personal assistant Siri to get a lot better at sports.

To make that happen, the tech giant has hired engineers to work on the software and help it to answer a user’s questions about all things sports, … 155 more words

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