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Being the newest member of an office can be pretty challenging. It’s almost like in high school, when you’re the new kid on the block. Everyone’s looking at you but you’re not sure if they’re friends or foe.

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You’ve always been told, “More is better,” when it comes to LinkedIn. You strive for more recommendations, more endorsements, and more connections. But is more really better? When it comes to your LinkedIn connections, having lots of people in your network is always going to be helpful. In fact, when you reach 500 connections, you become viewed as a power user of LinkedIn. That said, if you systematically send out invitation blasts, you might get restricted by LinkedIn. “LinkedIn can tell when someone is trying to game the system,” said J.T. O’Donnell, LinkedIn Influencer and founder of CAREEREALISM.com. In addition, if you’re getting a lot of rejections, you might get flagged as a spammer. This will also get you restricted. Not cool! So, how can you develop a strong network on LinkedIn? Instead of risking it, J.T. suggests you do the following:

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  When we think about networking, we often think about mixers, events, conferences, and coffee meetings. While in-person networking is key to your success, you can also build meaningful relationships to enhance your professional networks by using various social media channels. In this session, Marcy Twete, founder of the Career Girl Network, will lead you through the process of developing your professional brand online and using it to build the network of your dreams.   >> Presentation Slides <<