Building Your All-Star LinkedIn Profile

3 Steps to a Perfect Informational Interview

Author: Lily Zhang Let’s say you managed the tricky process of asking for an informational interview (and yes, we’ve got tips for that, too ) and have succeeded in arranging a meeting with an amazing contact. What now? How do you make the most of this conversation—while still keeping things casual and comfortable? As always, it’s just … Continued Read More

How To Ask People for Things Via Email: An 8-Step Program

Author: Jocelyn K. Glei One of the golden rules of writing is: Respect the reader’s intelligence. This rule gets magnified by a factor of 10 when it comes to composing unsolicited emails. Most people who receive any significant quantity of email in a day have developed extremely refined bullshit detectors. They can identify an impersonal templated … Continued Read More

“Help Me Find a Job!” Emails to Send to Your Network

Author: Adrian Granzella Larssen You’ve updated your resume, perfected your LinkedIn profile, and honed in on your target positions. And now, you’re ready to reach out to your network. Which, let’s be honest, can be sort of daunting. Who do you reach out to? Where do you start? And, um, isn’t it sort of awkward asking people … Continued Read More

How I Got 425% More Page Views on LinkedIn—and You Can, Too

Author: Aja Frost In one week, I increased the number of people looking at my LinkedIn profile by 425%. And that’s pretty exciting—more views means more potential job opportunities, more connections, and more visibility in my industry. Also exciting? The only thing I did differently in those seven days was start and participate in a few group … Continued Read More

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