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Projects Are the New Job Interviews

Projects Are the New Job Interviews | Professional Network | Scoop.it
Resumes are dead. Interviews are largely ineffectual. Linked-In is good. Portfolios are useful. But projects are the real future of hiring, especially knowledge working hiring.
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Closing the gap

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Women have made huge progress in the workplace, but still get lower pay and far fewer top jobs than men. 

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A Guide to Generating Leads on LinkedIn | Entrepreneur.com

A Guide to Generating Leads on LinkedIn | Entrepreneur.com | Professional Network | Scoop.it
Facebook is for stalking old flames, and LinkedIn is for finding new jobs, right? Wrong. Here's a look at an old social media platform's new...
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Discover LinkedIn and Discover the Power of your Network

Discover LinkedIn and Discover the Power of your Network | Professional Network | Scoop.it
MindTools has written what I consider to be the best summary and short user guide to LinkedIn. Not only does it provides a practical definition of LinkedIn,...
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The Integrity Of The System Is Up You

The Integrity Of The System Is Up You | Professional Network | Scoop.it

On Professional networking and LinkedIn Recommendations, Mitch Joel strongly recommends: "Write it only if you mean it." This post mirrors my thoughts precisely about LinkedIn recommendations. I'd even add that accepting a LinkedIn connection request from someone you do not know reduces the integrity of the system.

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Forget Networking. How to Be a Connector

Forget Networking. How to Be a Connector | Professional Network | Scoop.it
We all know people like them, people who seem to know everyone. They're always able to help -- or if they can't, they know someone who can. You meet them for the first time and in 15 minutes, you're talking with them like you're childhood friends. They're successful, smart and funny, with a likable touch of self-deprecation. And they're interested in everything.
Who are they? Connectors.
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4 Tips for Optimizing Your Resume with Social Media

4 Tips for Optimizing Your Resume with Social Media | Professional Network | Scoop.it
Follow these four tips to optimize your resume with social media.
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Should you include volunteer work on a resume? - Fortune Management

Should you include volunteer work on a resume? - Fortune Management | Professional Network | Scoop.it
With many talented workers experiencing stretches of unemployment, employers are taking a harder look at unpaid experience. Here's what to include -- and what to leave out.
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The Top Eight Rules of Networking - Finance and Accounting Jobs News and Advice

The Top Eight Rules of Networking - Finance and Accounting Jobs News and Advice | Professional Network | Scoop.it

"The Top Eight Rules of Networking - Knowing a few etiquette guidelines can help you keep your conduct aboveboard, and perhaps ease a few fears about putting yourself in front of the well-connected."

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The LinkedIn Profile | Visual.ly

The LinkedIn Profile | Visual.ly | Professional Network | Scoop.it
LinkedIn is the top social site for professional networking over Facebook, Twitter, and other popular social feeds.
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