Archive for April, 2014

Publishing Blog Posts on LinkedIn: Observations One Day Later

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

Yesterday (Monday) I wrote my first "post" on LinkedIn.  It isn't a "blog post," but that's what I refer to it as.  How did I do? I think the article/post is great.  It is titled Embracing Personal Career Management, and it is basically the beginning of my story, talking about my ...

Why I Killed My Linkedin Account (by Heather Bussing)

Monday, April 21st, 2014

Read this article on HR Examiner: Why I Killed My Linkedin Account  Can you imagine buying a hammer at the store and having it come with a laundry list of restrictions, liabilities, and DO NOTs!? As mentioned in the comments, some people would rather ignore, or put up with, this stuff.  I don't ...

Facebook vs. LinkedIn: uh-oh

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Facebook is getting closer to LinkedIn's territory: Facebook Adds Professional Skills Category for Job Seekers I don't think this would have been a big deal two years ago, but since LinkedIn started making changes since before the IPO (taking away features, moving stuff behind the premium level, changing focus from a ...

Congratulations! You lost your job!

Monday, April 7th, 2014

See anything wrong with this? This was a result of my April Fools prank.  I got multiple messages from people asking why LinkedIn was prompting a congrats for such a sour situation... I have no answer for LinkedIn...

Request “early access” to LinkedIn Publishing…

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

Will be interesting to see what happens when millions of people post "articles" on LinkedIn's platform, which essentially makes them a blog platform. I just saw this link to apply to get "early access" to write stuff... http://specialedition.linkedin.com/publishing Here's a great article by Justin Smith titled Linkedin Publishing: What a Newbie can Expect It ...