Posts by Krista Canfield

  • Krista Canfield

    Ed. note: This is a continuation of our series of blog posts featuring our colleagues’ stories. Today, we hear from Krista Canfield, a senior corporate communications manager about her journey at LinkedIn. Oh, and did we mention her shoe collection is just as impressive as her resume? Storytelling is my true passion. Well, that and a great pair of shoes. At four years old I got my first fancy footwear, a pair of ice skates. After balancing a competitive figure skating career and the…

  • Krista Canfield

    Most job seekers on LinkedIn, probably have their favorite tips and tricks that help them land their dream job – whether it be re-entering the workforce, making a career 180 heading into the new year or even if someone has just been laid off and looking for a new position. Here’s a comprehensive list of 10 steps one should take on LinkedIn while job hunting: 1. Begin your hunt early. Give yourself at least six months before your desired start date. Take time to review your…

  • Krista Canfield

    ABCNews.com columnist Michelle Goodman wrote an article called, “A Luddite’s Guide to LinkedIn: Eight Tips on How to Use Professional Web Sites to Find Your Next Job.” The piece talks about the importance of using a professional site like LinkedIn to find your next job (even if you aren’t currently looking/on the market for a new job). The eight tips that Michelle mentions in her article are: 1. Boost Your Profile’s SEO, 2. Broadcast Your News, 3. Join a Group, 4…

  • Krista Canfield

    BusinessWeek did a profile on LinkedIn‘s Co-founder, Chairman and President of Products Reid Hoffman. Senior Writer, Stephen Baker describes the business…

  • Krista Canfield

    Many of us try to keep our work and personal lives separate, but sometimes having compassionate professionals around you when you’re confronted with…

  • Krista Canfield

    25 lucky LinkedIn professionals will each win a $1,000 wardrobe from Banana Republic as a result of a contest called the “Linkedin Profile Makeover” being…