3 reasons for using LinkedIn to ensure your career success

Sunday, November 6th, 2016

LinkedIn plays an integral part in your career success yet few people are actually making the best use if it.  There are many who set up a profile on LinkedIn and connect with a few people and believe that is enough. Unfortunately it’s not! That is why I am giving my top 3 reasons for […]

Using LinkedIn to get your next job

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

Are you, like lot’s of others, using LinkedIn to get your next job? As part of your job search, you have probably spent time improving your LinkedIn profile because you’ve heard that it’s the place to find your next job. That may well be true but just how good is your profile and is it working for you? […]

How to leverage your personal brand on LinkedIn

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

Once you know what direction you want to take your career in, the first step in your job search strategy should be to define your personal brand. Why? Because: Having a clear personal brand helps you to communicate, consistently and confidently, what you are passionate about along with your unique skills, strengths and the value […]

How to get a job using LinkedIn

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

I find it really interesting to see how job search strategies have changed dramatically over the years.  Fewer employers are actually advertising job vacancies and I have had several clients looking to work on their interview skills recently who never actually applied for the job they are being interviewed for – instead they have been approached […]

How to use Twitter and LinkedIn to increase your visibility online – 4 quick tips

Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

Last week I wrote about how I was converted to create a Facebook fan page for my business, https://www.power-to-change.eu/why-do-you-need-a-facebook-fan-page/  This week I am going to share a few tips on how to use LinkedIn and Twitter to increase your visibility online and get more hits to your website or blog. So why use LinkedIn and […]

New to social media – drive traffic to your website

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

After last week’s post, you have taken time to create your online brand so how do you now drive traffic to your website? Well, I believe that the key is to share information and this is where you need to watch what other successful people in your niche are doing – subscribe to their mailing list, read […]

I’m new to social media- Help!

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012

If you are new to social media and how to market yourself online then look no further. (If however, you are an expert on the subject then please read on and then share your expertise as a comment below as it will be greatly received by both myself and my subscribers!) Over the next few […]

The dangers of social media when job hunting

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

Did you know that on receiving a CV, 47% of recruiters will check you out online first! Or that “Facebook is fast becoming the number one site used by professionals to hunt for jobs or be found for a job”? Scary isn’t it when you think about some of the rants, moans and comments that […]

Does social media bring you clients?

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

Surely it does!  Everyone is talking about it as being the latest thing in marketing especially for small businesses.  Millions of people spend hours not just every week, but every day on social media of some form so it must be worth the time spent on it, right? I have read lots of articles about […]

Why some businesses succeed while others struggle (Part 2)

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

Is your business not quite as successful as you’d like it to be? If so, I’d like you to take a few minutes to really think about how you would like your business to be – make notes if you want.  Think about how much money you would like to be making and who your […]