CEO Social Activism: The Benefits and Risks of Speaking Out

ceo social issues

At a time when 140 characters can unsettle financial markets and incite worldwide controversy, the risks associated with publicly voicing an opinion or supporting a cause are greater than ever. There is, of course, a strong and sound-minded counterpoint to this increasing social media frenzy: the articulation of measured, controlled […]

Tips for Your Best LinkedIn Summary

tips for linkedin summary

Your LinkedIn summary is at the top of your profile, so it’s the section most people read to get a sense of who you are. Don’t leave it blank because you aren’t sure what to write. Here is a simple process that will help you create a strong, interesting summary. […]

Is a CEO’s Role to Maximize Profit or Work towards the Greater Good of Society?

CEOs: Social Activism

Meet Alain Kapatashungu, CEO and Founder of Frontdoor. Born in Africa, now living in Paris, Alain survived the genocide in Rwanda.  His family fled the country, and lost many family members who stayed behind.  Alain is passionate about immigration, and is unequivocally committed to acting on that passion. “If things […]

What Do CEOs Think About CEO Social Activism?

Social Activism Survey

  Regardless of which side we are on, all of us have been riveted by the political situation in the US. It’s an adventure that evolves day by day, one that has changed the way many of us interact with the news and social media. It has energized many people […]

LinkedIn Influencers: Who Are They and Why Should You Care?

LinkedIn Influencers

Have you heard of LinkedIn Influencers? Experienced LinkedIn users ask us a fair number of questions about them. Who are they? Should you follow them? Why? What makes someone an influencer? Why can’t I find [fill in name here] in the list of influencers? Let’s answer those questions and clear […]

LinkedIn 101: How to Create a LinkedIn Profile That Actually Gets the Results You Want

LinkedIn 101: Doing It Right

Officially launched in 2003, LinkedIn has more than 414 million registered members in more than 200 countries. With an average of two new members registering per second, it’s the largest professional social media network in the world. Most professionals know they need to have a LinkedIn profile. However, most just […]

How to Connect with Top Influencers Using LinkedIn Updates

Everyone wants to connect with influencers. That’s because when they do it, visits to your website, article, [fill in the blank] explodes. Being associated with them can increase exposure for your brand and boost engagement with your clients and prospects. Before any of that happens, you need to build the […]

How to Look Like an Expert with Your LinkedIn Profile Even in a New Job

I ran into an old friend and we updated each other on our families. She shared the news of her daughter opting out of teaching for a marketing internship. Because of her personality and skills, everyone always thought she’d be a great teacher. Apparently, she burned out in the job […]

Recruiting on LinkedIn: How to Find Great Candidates for Technology Jobs in Less Time

If you haven’t noticed, the world of recruiting has changed dramatically. Worldwide, the number of quality hires coming from social networks has increased by 73% over the past four years. Over that same time period, the number of qualified hires coming from staffing agencies has gone down 16%. Social professional […]

How Do I Build Relationships on LinkedIn?

Building relationships on LinkedIn requires a different tact than with people you meet in person. You might attend a conference or a networking event. There, you work the room introducing yourself and learning about others. Before moving on, you exchange contact information and follow up. With LinkedIn, you’re in a […]

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