Posts by Nicole Williams

  • Nicole Williams

    Even those with a higher calling know when it’s time to move on, as evidenced by the shocking news that Pope Benedict XVI will resign the papacy at the end of the month—the first pope in 600 years to do so. While your decision to change jobs probably won’t warrant national news coverage, how you handle your last days at your current company can have a lasting impact on your professional reputation. Here are some often overlooked Do’s and Don’ts to set you up for…

  • Nicole Williams

    There’s nothing we love more here at LinkedIn than connecting talented professionals. Last night we invited dozens of fabulous female journalists (who work at outlets like CNBC, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Reader’s Digest, TIME, etc.) to network and mingle with one another while chatting about how important their online professional brand is. LinkedIn’s event took place at CORE: club, a veritable power portal for the business elite, just off of Park Avenue in Manhattan.

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    With the recession slowing down and jobs growing – people are resolving to focus on their career and move up after sitting back these last few years. In fact, based on a new LinkedIn survey, more than 74% of us globally added a professional goal to our lineup in 2012. Rather than wanting a new job, most professionals wanted to learn new skills in the new year.

  • Nicole Williams

    Today the first official portrait of Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, was revealed in London. The duchess described the painting as…

  • Nicole Williams

    In the face of the down economy the strategic, disruptive approach is to identify influencers with extensive experience in creating problem—solving results…

  • Nicole Williams

    LinkedIn announced some fascinating stats about cool careers this morning and it reminded me of a conversation I once had with someone about their dream job…