LinkedIn: "On" Versus "Active"...Which One Are You?

Last month, I partnered with LinkedIn to host a webinar for LinkedIn users. Before the show started, I asked the audience when they joined LinkedIn. The majority responded with things like, "I got on the platform in 2009." etc. Then, I asked the follow up question: Were they just "on" LinkedIn, or had they been "active" too? This is where the truth came out. While many had been members of the platform for years, they admitted they hadn't been interacting with LinkedIn in a way that provided the right results. If you're reading this and it sounds familiar, I encourage you to be honest and take the poll below. Then, keep reading so you can learn what you can do to get more out of LinkedIn:  


Your Network Is Your Network = It's Time To Unlock Your Professional Potential Next week, I'll be partnering again with LinkedIn to host a Job Seeker Webinar. You can sign up to attend live for *free* by clicking this link. NOTE: Be sure to sign-up for the event being held on Tuesday, March 15th at 9:30am PST/12:30 PM EST. I will walk you through some simple ways you can become more effective at being a LinkedIn member. This is especially important if you want to find a new job! More importantly, I'll show you how easy it is to get active on LinkedIn so the time you spend on the platform produces a better ROI. Don't miss it! Sign-up today and reserve your seat!

If you saw our first video, you might have heard about the awkward situation one of our viewers, Diane submitted. She has recently worked with a co-worker on a group project. When it came time to present the project at a meeting, Diane let her co-worker present. While it went great, the co-worker proceed to take credit for nearly all of Diane's work. Frustrating to say the least!

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In this week's episode of "Well This Happened", we want to know what you would do if your co-worker took credit for the work you did...right in front of your colleagues AND boss!

We want YOU to be the career coach and tell us which one is the RIGHT answer!

Think you know? Vote below, and stay tuned for later this week when we announce the right answer (and why the other ones are wrong).

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If you saw our first video, you might have heard about the awkward situation one of our viewers, Cam submitted. He's been working at a job for awhile, but recently overheard a hiring manager making fun of a candidate with autism right after an interview-not only awkward, but VERY unprofessional!

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In this week's episode of "Well This Happened", we want to know what you would do if witnessed a hiring manager at your organization making fun of a candidate who they had just interviewed who had autism.

We want YOU to be the career coach and tell us which one is the RIGHT answer!

Think you know? Vote below, and stay tuned for later this week when we announce the right answer (and why the other ones are wrong).

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Starting a family is one of the biggest milestones in a person's life. It's in those first few months when a parent can really bond with their newborn and make lifelong memories. However, for some new dads, it can be difficult to juggle being a new parent while remaining dedicated to their career.

Fortunately, some companies have generous paternity leave policies that give new dads the ability to take time off of work to stay home with their child.

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There are LOTS of questions around resume dos and don'ts. There's so much advice out there that it can be overwhelming to try and figure out what's the correct answer.

During our weekly live Office Hours on YouTube, two of our coaches, Ariella Coombs and J.T. O'Donnell, answer questions live from viewers related to their job search, career success, on the job situations and more.

We complied a simple list of what we find to be the most common questions our coaches get about resumes. We hope you find this helpful.

Let's start with the basics...

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Back in March, we made the hard decision to change our private Facebook group of over 37 THOUSAND members to a fee-based only platform.

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In this week's episode of "Well This Happened", we want to know what you would do if a recruiter called you a day EARLY for your phone interview (and you were NOT PREPARED!)

We want YOU to be the career coach and tell us which one is the RIGHT answer!

Think you know? Vote below, and stay tuned for later this week when we announce the right answer (and why the other ones are wrong).

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