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LinkedIn Wants Your Professional Content [Personal Branding]

LinkedIn (again) blew the doors off of its earnings expectations yesterday. Their net income rose 66% thanks to a 81% revenue increase, fueling a 10% after-hours pop in its stock price. LinkedIn earns revenue from three sources; recruiting tools (Talent Solutions), advertising (Marketing Solutions) and premium membership accounts. Talent Solutions revenue increased 90% to $161M. […]

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Weekly Roundup: 19-Aug [Career Development Newsletter]

LinkedIn Is Kicking @$$ and Taking Names LinkedIn’s year-over-year growth is greatly outpacing that of other well-known high-tech companies, including Apple, Facebook and Amazon, the data in #CareerGravity’s latest Chart of the Week show. The health of LinkedIn’s books means that this social media destination is among the most stable to exploit for your #CareerGravity. […]

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Dominating Your Google Score [Infographic]

Here at #CareerGravity, we’ve shown you how to calculate your personal Google score. According to social recruiting software vendor Jobvite, nearly three quarters of employers either always or sometimes search online profiles of prospective job candidates. What will they find when they search your name? A large part of online personal branding is dominating the search results […]

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Weekly Roundup: 12-Aug [Career Development Newsletter]

TotalPicture Radio: Give Your Career Some Weight with Career Gravity This past Tuesday, Co-founders Jon DiPietro and Brent Skinner were guests on Peter Clayton’s “TotalPicture Radio” to discuss the concept behind #CareerGravity. To read the preview and listen to the podcast, click on the link above. Worker Skill Acquisition Over Past Five Years [Chart of the Week] […]

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Launching Your Online Personal Brand

OK, so you’ve taken all of the steps required to establish your online personal brand. You’ve created your online personal brand and created a WordPress resume. After all of this hard work, it’s time for the great unveiling. If you’ve used WordPress to build your website and followed the best practices for search engine optimization, you’ll […]

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Can too much personal branding be bad for you?

That’s the question asked in a recent Forbes article titled “The Paradox of Personal Branding.” On the question of whether or not personal branding can make you a better professional, Harvard Business School professor Amy Edmondson believes that “if it leads people to be thoughtful about how visible and transparent everything really is.” So what’s the […]

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Webinar Recap: Your Personal Online Brand, With or Without You

The economy isn’t exactly going gangbusters, but the online environment is, and that’s what #CareerGravity is all about—you, going gangbusters online, creating a loud, disruptive, impressive and effective digital footprint. Those who attended Thursday’s presentation heard Jon DiPietro and yours truly, #CareerGravity’s co-founders, discussing all that. We used the terms “online footprint” and “digital footprint” […]

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