WHAT I WRITE ABOUT: ‘Career Networking’

4 Social Media Applications I Will Stop Using In 2013

These weren’t easy decisions. But I had to make them. I decided to stop using a number of social media applications. I’ll tell you why below. Mike Brown of Brainzooming wrote a post once illustrating his own struggle with the questions of how to keep up with social media and its platforms. Back in 2010. […]

Monday, December 31st, 2012

Networking Means Kissing Someone’s Ass

I don’t usually use bad language. Of course, every once in a while I slip up just like you. But not in this case. This time the language came from an MBA student I was meeting with last week who had a bad impression about networking. Not social networking where we hang out online and […]

Sunday, December 16th, 2012

Social Media: What’s Not To Like?

I’m sorry, but I think things are getting a bit out of hand. Our social credibility is on the line here. Is there anything we can’t like in the world anymore? Is getting our minimum engagement so important that a like button has to be added to everything on every online platform? And won’t there […]

Thursday, December 6th, 2012

Job Search Networking: Return To Neverland

It’s Friday and in preparing to speak to a group of executives this morning, I thought I would create a custom presentation topic for them. And then share it with you first. The topic is networking with a purpose. One of my favorite subjects. But instead of just sharing my same advice, I’m giving it […]

Friday, November 30th, 2012

Open Networkers And Now Open Endorsers. Oh My!

I got a LinkedIn connection request from an open networker today. Always makes me cringe. Especially if it’s a generic request with no attempt to personalize the invite. Why? Because I don’t want to be a number. I don’t want to be one of someone’s 10,000. A token citizen of your LinkedIn kingdom. So I […]

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

5 Questions You Must Answer During Job Search

Whether you are an old salty veteran of the job search process or a fresh new recruit, there are some things you need to know. While networking, people will be curious about you. That’s a good thing. You want people asking you questions. Assuming you are comfortable in the answering. Are you? Here’s what you […]

Sunday, August 12th, 2012

Is @Klout Losing Credibility?

I’m not trying to be negative about Klout. I’m not a hater. In fact, I’ve largely been a supporter of Klout as a way to measure the effectiveness of a brand or person to engage others. As a life-long brand marketer, I appreciate ways to better understand effectiveness of a brand strategy. I like it […]

Friday, May 4th, 2012

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