2 posts tagged with "networking"

"Solutions Networking"

Posted:November 11, 2014 | Tags: networking, Personal branding, job search, career management

For the past several years, my executive coaching clients and participants in personal branding webinars have heard me talk about the idea of “Solutions Networking.”

Solutions Networking is the idea that when you’re networking (that is, gathering advice, information, and referrals), that you do so around the goal that you’re networking to learn about organizations that are suffering the problem at which you’re an expert in solving.

What’s the foundation of this idea? You have to be clear...

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Is That LinkedIn Invitation Real or Fake?

Posted:December 12, 2014 | Tags: Invitation, Networking, Social Media, LinkedIn

Is that LinkedIn Headline Real or Fake?

It seems that LinkedIn has become a breeding ground for fake profiles. So, how can you tell when if an invite’s legit or not?

Here are a few things to consider before you accept a LinkedIn Connection, to help you determine if it’s a real person:

Here are some hints on how to spot a Fake LinkedIn profile:

A picture is worth a 1000 words, and the photo is usually the first give away. If it looks suspicious it probably is.

Does the person look like a...

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