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How to Connect with Recruiters on LinkedIn

<b>Most of my resume and LinkedIn profile clients want to know how to connect with recruiters on LinkedIn. Once you’ve found a good prospect, here’s</b> …

11 Tips & Hacks for Using LinkedIn

LinkedIn is bigger than ever as a business tool. Are you actually making the most of it? Try some of these little-known tricks and tactics.<p><i>LinkedIn is a powerful social network--not just for making connections, but for sharing content, recruiting talent, and keeping customers in the loop. We asked</i> …

Employment

The Best Books to Boost Your Career in 2013

As part of my job as a career coach and as the Work and Volunteering blogger for Next Avenue, I make it a point to keep up with the latest career books. So to help you get 2013 off to a strong start, I wanted to share my favorite work-related books published in recent months.<p>One or more of them …

Using Facebook to Job Hunt | The Friedman Group, LLC

<i>This is a Guest Post written by Lisa Mason, a content marketing specialist with her own company, Social Media Satisfied.</i><p>We all know that Facebook is …

How to Love What You Do - Love Your Job

5 Ways to Guarantee You Love What You Do<p>September 6th, 2012<p>Have you ever looked around at your friends and family and wondered why only some people</b> …

Relationships

What effective networking is really about

Everyone accepts the importance of networking. Many of us get our best work through personal introductions, or hire our best people on the basis of a …

World Economic Forum

How to Create a Visible & Engaging LinkedIn Profile

While the LinkedIn Profile change has impacted the design and user experience, it hasn’t necessarily impacted how you’re found on LinkedIn. For those …

Marketing

10 Tips to Improve Verbal Communication in Your Job Search

Every situation you are in during a job search requires verbal communication so here are some pointers to improve your ability to communicate with …

10 Tips For Effective Face-To-Face Networking

It’s funny.<p>I’m pretty sure if I did a poll among working folks these days, after death and public speaking, the next thing they fear most is …

What To Do On A Phone Interview

Recently, I received more than a normal level of questions from my clients about what to do on a telephone interview.<p>How is a phone interview similar …

Employment

How to Get a Job with Your Dream Employer | Official LinkedIn Blog

<i>Editor’s Note: Last week, we announced LinkedIn’s 100 Most InDemand Employers, a set of rankings based on our massive professional dataset. We are</i> …

Employment

Big Data Added $156 Billion in Revenue to Economy Last Year [Updated]

Responding to growing Washington attacks on data brokers, the Direct Marketing Association is mounting its biggest defense by unveiling a new study …

Advertising Industry

Agency Sets Up Its Office on the Sidewalk Once a Month to Soak Up the Real World

Way to gain some street cred!<p>South African design firm Studio Shelf has been taking its laptops and a few pieces of colorful furniture outdoors and …

Advertising Industry

Twitter Marketers Can Now Schedule Tweets for the Next Year

If you've spoken with a social media agency recently for, say, more than 15 minutes, the reps for the company probably mentioned the idea of an …

Marketing

Why Dunkin’ Donuts CMO Wants to Combine Twitter Passion With TV Spots

Dunkin’ Donuts today is launching TV spots called #MyDunkin, featuring the brand’s passionate Twitter fans. It’s the latest social media-minded …

Advertising Industry

Facebook’s New Custom Ad Tools Target an Audience From Desktop to Mobile

Facebook advertisers can now hit moving targets—users as they switch from laptops to smartphones to tablets. The social network announced new …

Digital Advertising

Does Real-Time Marketing Work?

Ever since Oreo had its big Super Bowl blackout moment, netting nearly 7 million tweets, marketers have used social media to capitalize on just about …

Advertising Industry

Watch Ray-Ban’s New Optical-Illusion Video. You Won’t Believe Your Eyes

Optical-illusion masters Brusspup buddied up with Ray-Ban for this anamorphic illusion video to show off Ray-Ban's Clubmaster line of sunglasses. …

Advertising Industry

PopSugar Partners With Neiman Marcus for Luxury Subscription Box

Not sure what to give friends and family for the holidays this year? PopSugar is teaming up with Neiman Marcus on a holiday edition of its PopSugar …

Advertising Industry

The Future of Auto Marketing Could Be a Little Creepy

If the automotive industry can be seen as a bellwether for digital marketing, get ready for some seriously precise targeting that straddles the line …

Advertising Industry

The Top 7 Reasons Why Mobile Ads Don’t Work

A Dartmouth researcher's study sheds light on the mobile Web and app users who don't click on ads. On a high level from the study, here are the top …

Mobile

Warby Parker Trailblazed a New Type of Commerce — What's Next?

"So, there's this glasses company that will send you four ... no, five frames so you can try them on at home," a friend told me recently.<p>If we were …

Technology, Not Pizza, Helps Domino's Crush Competitors And Grow Faster Than McDonald's Overseas

Domino’s might not be the first place that comes to mind for the best slice in town but the retail chain is growing a lot faster than you might think.<p>Today the company said revenue was up 6.9% in the third quarter to $404 million while net income jumped 18% to $30.6 million.<p>But the real impressive …

33 Great Apps And Tools For Marketing Professionals

Online marketing has undergone a tremendous change since its early days. Where there used to be only backlinks and metadata, there is now a whole new universe of marketing channels.<p>We present our list of 33 apps and tools to simplify your marketing efforts:<p><b>Client Relations Apps</b><p><b>Nimble</b> …

J.Crew CEO Mickey Drexler Joins Warby Parker Board Of Directors

J.Crew CEO Mickey Drexler has joined the board of directors at cool-kids eyeglasses purveyor Warby Parker.<p>The CEO has had ties with the young startup for more than two years, both as an investor in the company and as an advisor to its four founders.<p>Drexler, who also sits on Apple’s board, is just …

Dynamic Duos: 5 Brilliant Business Lessons From Warby Parker’s CEOs

Launched in 2010, eyewear retailer Warby Parker has transformed the way many consumers think about glasses, selling ultra-stylish specs–online–for less than $100.<p><b>Neil Blumenthal</b> and <b>David Gilboa</b>, <i>Cofounders and CEOs</i><p>Warby Parker started with a casual conversation among friends. Four Wharton MBA …

Can J.Crew’s Mickey Drexler Turn Warby Parker Into The Next Apple Retail Store?

The last time the J.Crew CEO got his hands dirty with a major brand’s big bricks-and-mortar move, he was working for Steve Jobs. Here’s what that could mean for Warby Parker.<p>Of the $55 million in funding that Warby Parker has received over the past two years, arguably the most valuable investment …