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How to Create a Rock-Star LinkedIn Profile for Your Job Search

by Mike Myers January 30, 2015

If you’re in the midst of a job search, having a solid LinkedIn presence is a must. With more than 90% of recruiters using LinkedIn to find potential candidates, it’s crucial that all job seekers understand how to capitalize on this trend by creating a strong LinkedIn profile. But with all the features of the […]

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Get the Most Out of Sharing on LinkedIn with These Tips

by Mike Myers May 12, 2014

By now, you’re probably one of the 300 million people around the world with a LinkedIn profile. But having a LinkedIn profile and never posting a status update is like writing a great bio and putting it in a filing cabinet. Chances are good that no one will ever see it. And that really kind […]

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Use LinkedIn to Find a Mentor

by The Burns & McDonnell Careers Team June 21, 2013

As you use LinkedIn to establish your personal brand and build your professional network, you might want to consider using the site to help discover a career mentor, too. Despite the bells and whistles, LinkedIn is, at its core, a professional networking site — and as you expand and connect with your own network, a […]

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5 Business Card Apps to Help You Maximize Your Networking

by The Burns & McDonnell Careers Team May 15, 2013

Although social media-enabled networking has become an increasingly important part of professional development, the humble business card remains an effective and convenient way to quickly exchange contact information and build a networking database. Yet if you collect several business cards in a short period of time, it can be difficult to remember all of your […]

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5 Job Search Tips for New College Grads

by The Burns & McDonnell Careers Team April 26, 2013

As spring graduation ceremonies draw closer, we have no doubt that a lot of almost-grads are turning their attention to The Real World—and, most importantly, the search for a dream career. If you’re about to graduate, you’ve probably spent time applying for jobs and researching companies. Yet it’s never too late to refine your job-seeking […]

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How Your LinkedIn Profile Makes or Breaks a First Impression

by Sue Maden February 28, 2013

When I’m considering a job candidate, the first thing I do is check out his or her LinkedIn profile. If they don’t have one, I feel a bit cheated. A resume is great, but it’s not the full picture. A complete and comprehensive LinkedIn profile tells me not just the facts, but the story. If […]

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