Posts by Lindsey Pollak

  • gifts

    ‘Tis the season of giving right now, both personally and professionally. For job seekers who may be nervous about networking during the holidays, remember that giving to your network is one of the best ways to maintain relationships, establish trust and stay top of mind as the year comes to an end. Giving could just be the secret to getting ahead, and there is no better place to do so than on LinkedIn. Here is my 2013 LinkedIn Holiday Giving Guide: Give a thank you to valuable…

  • Alarm Clock

    Welcome to the busiest season of the year: schedules are filled with holiday shopping, end-of-year planning, get-togethers, winter weather prep, and so much more. It can be difficult to keep on top of your job search when the rest of life is so busy. My best advice is to create a simple, consistent job search schedule and stick to it. To get you started, here’s a sample schedule to help you master LinkedIn in just 15 minutes per day. Monday Start your week with a five-minute scan of…

  • fulltime

    Throughout the past several years, the challenging job market and growing acceptance for working virtually have led to a boom in freelancing and contract positions. Many job seekers eagerly took on these roles and thrived in them. If you’ve been a freelancer, consultant or contractor and are now ready to work full time again, here are some ways LinkedIn can help you make your move…

  • shh

    One of the benefits of being a LinkedIn member is the opportunity to create a public professional presence. Your profile is a great place to highlight your…

  • While it’s crucial to do the right things in a job search, it’s also important to avoid making common mistakes. Here are the top five missteps to avoid…

  • interns

    One of the biggest recent trends in entry-level recruiting is the rise of the internship. Summer internships have become a necessary element of a college…