Posts Tagged ‘Linkedin profile’

Ditch the paper resume

Tuesday, July 6th, 2010
I hate to put it in such bold terms, but the paper resume is dying. It's vestigial and will hang around for a long time being mostly symbolic, but it's becoming irrelevant.
And, it's not just dying among online marketers or "young people." Think about the last time a paper resume got you an interview, landed you a job, etc.
For my current job and at my last job, I either learned about the position through Twitter, met someone influential at the company through online channels (read: not through just applying online), or made the most influential case for myself pre-interview online with Read More

“Tweeting & Blogging are a Waste of Time!”

Wednesday, February 18th, 2009
I often find it amusing and somewhat baffling when people tell me they cannot see the value of being on Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter, having a blog, etc. I get this from friends, coworkers, and new acquaintances.
I try to explain that I understand that it seems foreign and that being involved in social networks and interactive media might not be relevant to some people, but honestly, when the president of… Read More
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