Catherine Fisher

Posts by Catherine Fisher

  • workstory

    Get Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable: Why NOW is the Time to Tell Your Work Story

    May 26, 2016

    If you met your dream employer tomorrow, how ready would you be to wow them and land the job? If you’re worried you wouldn’t be prepared to sell yourself, you’re not alone. Forty-six percent of the professionals we recently surveyed admitted they would not feel confident in effectively describing their achievements if they chanced upon their dream employer on...

  • Mastering the Art of the Informational Interview: LinkedIn Career Expert Series

    May 10, 2016

    Before landing their first job, we found that students connect with at least three professionals from within a company. It’s never too early to start building those relationships by setting up informational interviews with people who are doing what you want to do or work in an industry that you want to get into. But we get it, reaching out to someone you don’t...

  • Do’s and Dont’s for the Office Holiday Party

    December 1, 2015

    ‘Tis the season for office holiday parties. I love a good work holiday party because it gives people a moment to celebrate all of their successes with their colleagues, and to get to know their team better in a more casual setting. So why do holiday parties sometimes cause people anxiety? What to wear? What to say? Who to bring? Don’t fear, we’ve put together...

  • The Best Career Advice LinkedIn Parents Gave Their Kids: ...

    November 5, 2015

    Last year, as I was getting ready to leave for work with my mom on Bring In Your Parents Day, I remember vividly my mother looking me...

  • We Asked LinkedIn’s Influencers -- and Our Own Executives -...

    August 19, 2015

    One in three young people in the U.S. have never had a mentor, yet 55% of young people are more likely to enroll in college when they...

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    How to Succeed with the New Norms @Work: LinkedIn @Work...

    April 29, 2015

    How you present yourself as a professional is your essential ticket to success. We took a look at today's workplace norms and found...