Create Your Resume With LinkedIn

Linkedin resume builder easily creates a resume from your LinkedIn profile. On the plus side, the process requires a few clicks. On the negative side, the results are not useful for me. Try it out for yourself. Log on to the LinkedIn resume builder and connect to your LinkedIn profile. Choose the template you prefer. […]

Plan to Achieve Your Goal in January

This is our Japanese Daruma doll. During January, Daruma festivals are held in many cities in Japan. Dolls of all sizes and colors are purchased for good luck and prosperity. The armless and legless dolls are named for Dharma, the priest who founded Zen Buddhism. Made of paper mache or wood, the eyes are usually […]

Career Jump Start Holiday Gift Sale

Does your career need a jump start? Is a loved one in the job market? Looking for the unique gift the keeps on giving? A special sale just in time for holiday gift buying! Social Networking Throughout Your Career Paperback 100+ pages just 9.99 plus tax, shipping and handling Networking for Results DVD DVD – […]

Linkedin for Job Seekers Webinar

LinkedIn Webinar for Job Seekers Webinar: LinkedIn for Your Effective Job Search led by April M. Williams, President CyberLife Tutors October 12, 3:30PM – 4:30PM Central Learn how LinkedIn has helped 75 million professionals around the world further connection, create opportunities and build careers. This webinar is specifically for who are new to using LinkedIn […]

Networking: If You Are Not Doing It, What Are You Doing to Secure Your Future?

Expert networker Heidi Thorne and I initially met through Twitter, then schedule an in person meeting and over the past few months have become networking buddies. Heidi introduced me to Scott Kolbe and iConnect. Thanks Heidi for sharing your networking words of wisdom with our readers. Guest post by Heidi Thorne, Thorne Communications: My friend […]

Social Networks Are The Newest Recruiting Tool

I just read an article in Forbes that said social networks are the newest recruiting tool. Here are a couple of LinkedIn statistics from the article: * used by 80% of companies recruiting through the social Web. * 90% of companies that recruit through social networks have successfully found candidates on LinkedIn. I talk with […]

Video How To on YouTube

YouTube is a video sharing site and is now the number two search engine surpassing Yahoo. A picture is worth a thousand words and a video is even more valuable. Have you checked out our video “How To Do” playlist on Youtube? Visit our playlist to watch tips on using Twitter, Facebook and more. What […]

First Impressions Matter

You know a positive first impression matters, especially in business and your career. Make sure you make a positive first impression with you LinkedIn profile. The top section of your LinkedIn profile is highlighted in blue. This is your profile headline. Let’s compare your profile to a newspaper article. When you scan the newspaper, you […]

Resume Embellishing

Illinois politics is always interesting. This month, we learned one of our candidates has embellished his resume. In one instance, he took personal credit for an award his team earned. In a second instance, he over stated his role. Politicians are elected by the voters and accountable to us – the citizens of the jurisdiction. […]

Developing Your Personal Brand

My friend Jim Cudney invited me to tour his native plant garden this week. What a treat to walk through his secret garden of lush plants and stroll along the babbling brook. I discovered natural and man made art work accents as we ambled along the pathways between trees and flowering bushes. When we talked, […]

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