LinkedIn Basics: Who NOT to Connect With on LinkedIn

Choosing Connections on LinkedIn – a Q&A This article, originally published on February 2013, has been largely rewritten and republished on March 16, 2017 with a new look. I hope you enjoy it. — Andy Why should I be fussy [...]

LinkedIn Basics: Using Google Image Search

Safer and Better Connections Using Google Images What’s this Google Image search all about? Have you ever done a search on LinkedIn, found a potential contact, peeked at their profile, and found that LinkedIn refuses to give you their last [...]

LinkedIn Basics: Growing Your Network

Finding New Connections on LinkedIn Why does growing a network on LinkedIn feel more complicated than on other social media? Although all social media sites allow you to connect with others on their sites, LinkedIn is the only one which [...]

LinkedIn Basics: Your Email Address(es)

A Quick Q&A on Using Email Addresses on LinkedIn and for your Job Search When you start using LinkedIn, you are asked for an email address. Most people have several to choose from. The one that you use can make [...]

LinkedIn Basics: Your Name

Considerations for Being Found on LinkedIn and Elsewhere The Most Basic of Basics “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose By any other word would smell as sweet…” – Romeo and Juliet, Act 2, Scene 2 But [...]

LinkedIn Basics: Your Photo

Let's have some frank discussion about your LinkedIn photo. Yes, you! No, don't click on that button, we need to talk! The changes to LinkedIn's profile design mean that we all need to make changes to our profiles, whether we [...]