Is LinkedIn Job Seeker Premium Worth the Price? One Woman’s Story…

Many people approach me to ask whether it’s worth the price to subscribe to LinkedIn Job Seeker Premium. One of my subscribers, Susan Poseika, signed up for the one-month free trial and was kind enough to share her evaluation of the service. Her experience is anecdotal — only one person’s experience — and does not necessarily predict what anyone else will experience. Still, I thought it would be valuable to share.

Want Answers? Top 20 Current Trends in Resumes and Job Search

On December 30, 2010, a consortium of 156 career experts from the U.S., Canada and the U.K. met to brainstorm about career and employment issues. They published their findings on March 14, 2011 in Findings of 2010 Global Career Brainstorming Day: Trends for the Now, the New & the Next in Careers. As my readers, you are privy to the valuable findings of this group of Career Thought Leaders.

Your LinkedIn Profile Summary: How to Distinguish Yourself from Your Company

Your LinkedIn Profile Summary: How to Distinguish Yourself from Your Company

One of the biggest mistakes I see people make in their LinkedIn profiles is that they do not distinguish who they are from who their company is. I call this “conflating” yourself with your company. “Conflating” is a completely natural thing to do, especially if you, like so many of us, identify yourself very strongly with your company. It just doesn’t work for your readers and potential customers.

It All Started with LinkedIn. The Essay Expert Blogs on

It all started with LinkedIn. Well, actually it started with a website. It took months before I finally admitted to myself that I wasn’t going to create a website on my own. I bit the bullet and hired someone, wrote some content, and poof! I had a website – My website was beautiful. But who was going to visit it?

I had no clue how to market myself.