LinkedIn + Microsoft's Resume Assistant: Friend or Foe?

LinkedIn + Microsoft’s Resume Assistant: Friend or Foe?

The biggest conversation about LinkedIn nowadays seems to be about the perils of Resume Assistant, a child of LinkedIn and Microsoft’s recent marriage. LinkedIn touts Resume Assistant as an integration between LinkedIn and Microsoft Word that will help you accurately reflect who you are and what you’ve done, in a way that is tailored to…

The Essay Expert's New Year’s Resolutions for 2018

The Essay Expert’s New Year’s Resolutions for 2018

New Year’s Resolutions seem to be getting a lot of flak this year. Pretty much everyone I talk to says they didn’t make any because 1) resolutions don’t work, and/or 2) if you’re continually improving yourself, January is no different than any other month. Nevertheless, I’m making some New Year’s Resolutions for 2018. I’m also…

How to Get Job Offers – Not Just Interviews – With Your LinkedIn Profile

Is Your LinkedIn Profile Getting You Job OFFERS? Last week, I spoke with a technology executive about working with us on his LinkedIn profile and resume. Upon investigation, I discovered that he was getting interviews for positions that interested him—but not job offers. At first glance, it might seem like the problem was his interviewing…

Everything You Need to Know About the New LinkedIn Recommendations Section

Everything You Need to Know About the New LinkedIn Recommendations Section

You might have noticed that a few weeks ago, chaos reigned with LinkedIn Recommendations. You could request a recommendation, but the intended recipient did not receive the request. You could accept a recommendation, but you couldn’t ask for a revision – and the recommender could not submit a revised LinkedIn recommendation. Yes, this happened to…