LinkedIn Company Pages

Using LinkedIn as a jobseeker Company Pages on LinkedIn contain at least three sources of information that are invaluable to the jobseeker and not easily found elsewhere: 1. Who else is following the organization. It is important to know: Whose radar screens have they pinged on? What does this reveal about their reach? How do they connect …

Consulting Advice from Dr. Barbara Clark, Day 2

Dr. Barbara Clark is a UK-based linguistic consultant with over 10 years of experience in civil aviation. In June, guest blogger Lauren Johnson had the distinct pleasure of talking with Dr. Clark via Skype. Last week we brought you Part One and Part Two covering Dr. Clark’s background, including her experiences as a flight attendant, …

Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet and Networking!

Gallaudet had been studying to be a minister and back in those days when you finished school, you would begin a process of write away to job postings that had been advertised, so he went home to live with his family for a while.  He got caught up on the lives of his younger siblings …

The geography of networking

Often when I speak with jobseekers, they speak as though they regard it as a disadvantage to have particular requirements (or dream locations) around geography. But I would encourage you to see this as a tremendous advantage, especially when it comes to reaching out to people who you want to have help you with your …