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LinkedIn Is Rapidly Changing After The Microsoft Acquisition

It appears 2016 closed with a bang for LinkedIn. The $26.2 billion LinkedIn acquisition by Microsoft went through, which leaves users waiting with bated breath to see what 2017 will bring. The world’s largest professional social network site is the go-to for active and passive job seekers, as well as HR and recruiting folks. However, it’s not without…

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Harvesting Your Networking Contacts

By Ruth K. Robbins, GetFive Certified Coach In creating a circle of professional contacts, mentors and champions, the goal is to always focus on the long term. It won’t happen for every outreach you make (whether by LinkedIn, industry association event, formal informational meeting, or direct contact methods), but cultivating a strong ongoing inner circle…