LINKEDIN 5 DAY ACTION PLAN

No time for LinkedIn? Here are 5 easy steps to market yourself in only 10 minutes each day of the week. MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY: (10 min) Check your Network Updates Comment, Like and Share Posts from your network Articles relevant to your field: Forbes, WSJ, Huffington Post ‘Follow’ experts in your areas of interests Update status: share a motivational quote Make a list of 5 people you would like to connect by Friday Better to Give
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LINKEDIN SMALL BUSINESS PRODUCTS AND SERVICES TABS NO LONGER SUPPORTED*

HOW DO WE GET OUR MESSAGE OUT?* Product and Services tab will be removed and no longer available for small businesses on LinkedIn as of April 14, 2014.  Replacing these pages will be ‘Showcase’ pages.  None of the Products and Services currently set-up on small business pages will be saved including any recommendations.  If you would like to keep your current information as listed on your Product and Services Pages, ‘save’ the material to post
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2013 REVISIONS TO THE LINKEDIN USER AGREEMENT: ‘Dos and Don’ts’

PART I: LinkedIn ‘Dos and Don’ts’   Revisions to the LinkedIn User Agreement went into effect in the Spring and again in September of 2013. The User Agreement is 11 sections and many pages long.  Topics covered include LinkedIn’s purpose, User Obligations and Rights, passwords, LinkedIn Profile content, LinkedIn’s Obligations and Rights, disclaimers and Liability Limitations (does LinkedIn know attorneys are among the most frequent users?), conditions for Termination, Dispute Resolution, Complaints and General Terms. LinkedIn
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YOUR 2013 ACCOMPLISHMENTS WILL ‘JUMP-START’ YOUR 2014 GOALS

TAKE A BREATH, STEP BACK, REFLECT, and THEN SET YOUR 2014 GOALS Looking for a job?  Re-evaluating your small business model?  Want to communicate your worth to your audience be that an employer or a client? Ready to set your goals for 2014?  Whoa!  Do not rush into a New Year by setting goals and making resolutions you might never be able to keep.  Step back and take stock of the past year and all
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THE MAKING OF A RESUME: BUILDING YOUR FIRST PROFESSIONAL RESUME

Part I: The Equine Industry THE SCHOLARSHIP ‘Professional Equine Grooms’, http://www.proequinegrooms.com/, is an online community with the goal to create a platform for Professional Equine Grooms in support of their short and long term career needs with a special focus on resumes. In step with her mission, Liv Gude, Owner of ‘Professional Equine Grooms’, sponsored a Resume Scholarship for aspiring professional equine grooms.  In collaboration with The Job Search Advisor, Liv solicited applicants via social
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‘THE JOB SEARCH ADVISOR’ IS NOW A REGISTERED TRADEMARK NAME IN FIVE STEPS

  ‘The Job Search Advisor’ is now a registered Trademark name with the United States Patent and Trademark office. ‘TJSA’ is now one of 4,400,000+ registered Trademark names within the US. What is a Trademark? A trademark is a word, phrase, symbol or design, or a combination of the two that identifies and distinguishes the source of the products and services of one business from those of others. ‘(US Patent Office) Why do you need
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LINKEDIN TOP TEN OVERUSED WORDS FOR 2013

Hot off the presses!  LinkedIn has just released the 2013 Top Ten Overused Words in LinkedIn Profiles. The Winners are: #10.   Analytical #9.     Innovative #8.     Driven #7.     Organized #6.     Expert #5.     Patient #4.     Effective #3.     Creative #2.     Strategic The Winner for the Most Overused Word in 2013 is: Responsible Remembering Overused Words we lost from 2012, we say goodbye to: Motivated Multinational Specialized Experimental And we welcome New Overused Words into 2014: Strategic Patient Expert
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STYLE OR SUBSTANCE: WHICH IS BEST FOR YOUR RESUME?

Which is more important for your resume, style or substance?  You might be surprised with the answer. ‘Style’ or ‘presentation’ is as if not more important to your landing an interview than substance.  If your resume is eye-catching and unique in presentation, you are well ahead of the competition in being noticed. Recruiters and hiring managers will naturally gravitate to a creative, out-of-the ordinary formatted resume ahead of more traditional resume submissions. The ‘style’ and
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BANKRUPCY ATTORNEYS ARE LOVIN’ THE UNAFFORDABLE HEALTHCARE ACT

A JOURNEY INTO FINANCIAL RUIN BACKGROUND This is the first public discussion I have entered into concerning a very private matter, that of one’s own health and financial status.  The stigma remains: health issues are perceived as a weakness and dramatically limit life and employment choices.    Why am I sharing my experiences now?   Legislators and the Federal government are assuring Americans the new ACA will make healthcare-related bankruptcies a thing of the past.  Not
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