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

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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