Do you have LinkedIn fatigue?

Posted on March 14, 2013 by Katrina Collier

The more people I talk to about LinkedIn the more convinced I am that it’s a lot like having a gym membership. There’s that initial excitement of signing up, always with the intention of making the most of it, but … Continue reading →

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Your career, it is up to you.
Posted on March 9, 2013 by Katrina Collier

If I’m honest, I don’t usually buy into women only events. That could be because most of my friends are male, or even because my now ex-friend describes me as a geezer bird (kidding Edd you’re still my mate, though … Continue reading →

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A social recruiting dilemma.
Posted on March 2, 2013 by Katrina Collier

I’d be lost without Facebook. If my erratic blogging doesn’t tell you, I’m usually fighting the clock for time. Being able to spend just a few minutes to keep in touch with my eclectic group of FB friends really suits … Continue reading →

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Why not connect to strangers on LinkedIn? It’s not Facebook!
Posted on October 31, 2012 by Katrina Collier

I feel so confident using LinkedIn that sometimes I forget that not everyone understands its uses until I hear of their confusion. Then I remember that others may not be as comfortable as I am connecting with a stranger. Yet, … Continue reading →

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Could video ease your recruitment process?
Posted on September 21, 2012 by Katrina Collier

It was great to be involved in last week’s IOR Event, How in-house recruitment professionals use social media to aid their recruitment strategy. I heard many thought provoking questions and felt the genuine buzz of excitement around the many benefits … Continue reading →

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Speculative applications could be hindering your job search!
Posted on August 20, 2012 by Katrina Collier

So says today’s guest blogger Robert Wright, hear why: “In my experience, I have found that when middle to senior management job seekers send speculative applications it actually prevents them getting a job. It does sound counter intuitive … Continue reading →

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Want to connect? Then tell me why!
Posted on August 8, 2012 by Katrina Collier

I am a LinkedIn connection tart. I do not feel that I am being judged for the company I keep so I don’t vet too much. However, I am not going to accept your invitation to connect without hearing your … Continue reading →

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It’s your reputation!
Posted on August 2, 2012 by Katrina Collier

Many buzz words have appeared since the explosion of social media and one of the most popular is personal branding. When I first heard the term I pulled a face ‘Personal what?’ I thought. ‘Seriously, why not just call it … Continue reading →

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Insta-source with Instagram!
Posted on July 30, 2012 by Katrina Collier

You may think that Instagram is just a mobile app that takes your basic iPhone or Android photo and transforms it into something verging on professional, like Banjo here on the left, but as Instagram has just reached 80 million … Continue reading →

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Need more LinkedIn invites? Try this!
Posted on July 7, 2012 by Katrina Collier

LinkedIn spam is definitely on the rise and irritating though the broadcast messages & InMails may be (a post for another day…) amongst them is often a golden nugget. Have you seen Extreme Makeover : Home Edition? A US feel-good … Continue reading →

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