DYK that 70% of recruiters check all social media channels? Last week, I had the pleasure of sharing my LinkedIn and video best practices with Columbia graduate students. Here are a few of my top tips! Recruiters are watching. Make sure you’re exercising restraint and judgment everywhere. On LinkedIn, your profile photo is the first thing recruiters see: Make it friendly, hi-res and professional! A professional photo gets 14 times more views than other profile pictures. M
Last week, while speaking to graduating SCAD students on Zoom, the above advice slipped out of my mouth. And while it sounded really snazzy and quotable – it’s also super true.
𝟗𝟏% 𝐨𝐟 𝐞𝐦𝐩𝐥𝐨𝐲𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐮𝐬𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐬𝐨𝐜𝐢𝐚𝐥 𝐦𝐞𝐝𝐢𝐚 𝐭𝐨 𝐡𝐢𝐫𝐞 𝐭𝐚𝐥𝐞𝐧𝐭.
That’s pretty much everyone, folks. But are we treating our LinkedIn profiles like our résumés? Is your profile inviting? Are your endorsements in fields you actually want to get hired for? Ho
Pro tip when applying for a job: If it doesn’t scare you a little, it’s probably not the right job. Linkedin has more than 20 million job postings, but did you know that I got my first-ever job via Linkedin? I loved sharing my story during Small Business Week about how I got hired at Rolling Stone and now use Linkedin to hire talent for my own business. And speaking of jobs, head to Forbes for my latest article about how to decide whether or not you should be friends with yo