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Why You Should Include Your Personal Email in Your LinkedIn Profile

Why You Should Include Your Personal Email in Your LinkedIn Profile
Image via Nan Palmero, Flickr By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter  Are you a professional or executive compelled to modernize your LinkedIn Profile with current strategies but concerned it will scream, ‘job seeker?’ Understandably, many people fear the implications of making a sudden and/or sweeping...

Strategically Add Value Through LinkedIn Sections

Strategically Add Value Through LinkedIn Sections
By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter With the multiply bold assertions that LinkedIn is the powerhouse career tool that will propel your career to new levels, it is easy to get mesmerized by the many opportunities to beef up your lone profile. While a LinkedIn profile does not replace your resume, writing a...

How Do You Make Your LinkedIn Profile Different From Your Resume?

How Do You Make Your LinkedIn Profile Different From Your Resume?
By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Is there a difference between what should be included on your LinkedIn profile and what you should weave into your resume? Absolutely! In fact, several nuances distinguish the two career messaging portals, and this is why content in one should not be directly duplicated into the...

Are You Just One of the Herd? The “LinkedIn-Is-Your-Resume” Debate Continues.

Are You Just One of the Herd? The “LinkedIn-Is-Your-Resume” Debate Continues.
By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter “My goal — and what attracted me to your website — is that you can portray the essence of who I am. It’s not just skill, but it is everything else that I bring to the table – my attitude – all of the life experience, the drive, the energy that I have. I...

Uninspiring Inspiration

Uninspiring Inspiration
By Robert P. Poindexter I spent 2.5 hours shoveling my driveway this morning. The entire time, I was hoping some inspirational thought would creep into my frozen cranium that was also dripping with sweat. No matter how frozen my toes became or how sore my back got, I simply was not inspired. Shovel full...
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