How to Update Your LinkedIn Profile Based on What You’ve Done and Where You Want to Go

You know you’re supposed to keep your LinkedIn profile updated, but beyond tweaking your summary and adding new achievements and keywords, what’s there to change? Plenty—if you’re ready to tell an intentional, deliberate story about your value in a way that other candidates won’t. Or to put that more succinctly, if you want to get

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The 8 Most Uncomfortable Conversations You’ll Have as an Entrepreneur

By Katlin Smith   Launching a business and taking a product or service to market is courageous. It doesn’t mean the uncomfortable discussions you’ll have as an entrepreneur will be easy. In fact, challenging dialog with employees, investors, partners and others at your company is something you’ll never really get comfortable with. You’ll learn to master

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Interview Tips for Women

Women make up approximately 47 percent of the labor market; a great economic contribution to the workforce. Currently about 8.1 percent remain unemployed. While this is below the national average, women of all ages and job titles have been deeply impacted by the economic downturn and are seeking employment. As women embark on their job

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Developing Your Job/Career/Life Survival Plan: Preparing for the Possibility of Losing Your Job in Weak Economic Times

Let’s start with something positive: the job market will get better. Even though we are bombarded with news of company collapses, massive layoffs, and talk of the unemployment rate hitting close to 8 percent in 2009, we should stay focused on the things we can control — which include things like upholding strong job performance,

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