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Improve your LinkedIn searches with Boolean operators

Improve your LinkedIn searches with Boolean operators

What is Boolean? Boolean, named after 19th century mathematician George Boole, is a method of Internet searching designed to help narrow your search and generate more precise results. How does it work? Boolean uses “connectors” to make your search more accurate, such as: Using Boolean search on LinkedIn When you use Boolean search operators on

5 ways to optimize your LinkedIn profile

5 ways to optimize your LinkedIn profile

Add your picture Choose an image where you’re in a professional setting, dressed appropriately, and either smiling or looking slightly off-camera. Use your professional name Use the name you go by professionally; if it’s a nickname, use it. Be sure to include both your maiden and married names if applicable. Write a great headline Your

Your social networking personal and business personas

Your social networking personal and business personas

The growing imperative for financial advisors to use social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn presents an interesting quandary beyond the obvious compliance restraints: how do you balance your personal and professional personas online? Some items to consider: What is your personal brand? Is it strongly tied to you as an individual, or is

Think different with iThoughts

Think different with iThoughts

We were always taught to start at the beginning and create a structured outline when writing a presentation or talk. An app like iThoughts brings mind mapping to the iPhone or iPad, capturing the immediate free flow of thoughts and creativity that precede putting actual pen to paper.