Monthly Archives: February 2011

Execution

This past weekend I had the pleasure of attending a Leadership Camp hosted by Procter & Gamble.  While the camp was targeted at current undergrad students and MBA candidates, the information shared is applicable to all individuals, no matter their … Continue reading

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LinkedIn – Invitation Etiquette

All this discussion about whom to invite to “Connect” and whom one should ‘Accept’ when receiving an invitation – it started me thinking about what information should be included to create a good “Connect” invitation through LinkedIn?  Some thoughts: Personalize– … Continue reading

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Contacts on LinkedIn – Who Makes the Invite List?

Last week I wrote about receiving invitations to “Connect” on LinkedIn from unknown individuals and my criteria for accepting/rejecting requests.  So now I flip the issue and offer my thoughts on how I determine my invite list for connections. Before … Continue reading

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Where are the Jobs?

CNBC posted a slideshow last month highlighting US cities with the best job growth. http://www.cnbc.com/id/41025437?slide=1 There is some good news in the Pacific Northwest and Southeast.

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I’d Like to Add You to My Professional Network

I am a huge fan of LinkedIn and I run an alumni group with over 19,000 members.  The site allows me to find information, develop business relationships, and expand my ability to contribute at my job.  LinkedIn has helped job … Continue reading

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Advice from a top HR Pro

This afternoon, I was fortunate to spend time with the head of our HR department – an individual with experience in the industry from GE, Helen Curtis, and Unilever.  One topic we spoke about is the job market outlook.  While … Continue reading

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Pump Up Your Job Hunt – Go For a Run

“We’re going to pump (clap), you up!” This phrase was yelled by Dana Carvey and Kevin Nealon during several Saturday Night Live skits where they portrayed Hans and Franz, two Austrian musclemen.  Job seekers could take a hint from these … Continue reading

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