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Can Social Media Derail Your Career?

This blog could also be titled “How to alienate friends, and stay unemployed for a very long time.” I’ve been involved with Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn for nearly a decade when I joined Linkedin on the advice of a client who was an early adopter. A few years later I…


Don’t Lie About Your Job History on Linkedin

This morning I received my usual email notice from Linkedin telling me what my connections are up to in their career.  I like to know how my friends, clients, and former co-workers are doing and drop them a line when I hear about a promotion or new job. The note…


Your ego is showing

I spend a lot of time in professional chatrooms for various occupations to get my feel for the challenges and requirements of different jobs. The threads back and forth are interesting and informative. One thing I’ve noticed among the replies, is how people sign their names, with the inclusion of…