LinkedIn feature: “Mentioned in the news” can mean bad publicity for you

LinkedIn released a new "Mentioned in the News" feature in 2015 that uses an algorithm to search for online content in which you may be featured. Your contacts will then get an email message notifying them that you are in the news with a link to the article. However, there is no guarantee that the … Continue reading LinkedIn feature: “Mentioned in the news” can mean bad publicity for you

Self-Marketing Tip: Sharing Content with Your Network

Sharing regular content with your professional network is a quick and efficient way to increase your online presence, stay fresh in the minds of colleagues and establish yourself as a thought leader in your area of expertise. Content can be shared on social media platforms and discussion boards (e.g., LinkedIn), through your personal website, by … Continue reading Self-Marketing Tip: Sharing Content with Your Network

Proactive approaches for building a professional network – AWIS webinar, Thursday 11/29, 4 pm EST

Please join me for the webinar "Proactive approaches for building a professional network" to be presented to the Association for Women in Science (AWIS) on Thursday, 11/29/12 at 4 pm (EST). The webinar will focus on a survey of networking techniques to build a professional network, including places to meet people, ways to approach people and considerations for organizing successful networking events.

How to Build a Professional Network, Part III: LinkedIn

Why LinkedIn? If you haven’t made a LinkedIn account then it’s time to update and join the professional networking scene…and now would be a good time. It’s free to join and easy to set up your professional profile, which will generate your own unique web address for sharing purposes. You don’t need to lose your … Continue reading How to Build a Professional Network, Part III: LinkedIn