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Is your LinkedIn Profile Photo Hurting You?

You finally have your LinkedIn profile honed after revising time and time again. Your content may be impressive, but what does your profile photo say ABOUT YOU?  That thumbnail image of yourself can have a much larger impact than you would think.

Use these tips to have the perfect photo that shows your personality, but also shows you are a professional.

LinkedIn Quick Tips

There’s a lot to be said about the possibilities of LinkedIn for job-searching IWU students (in fact, you’ll probably want to check out the March issue of “Career Connections” for a detailed look!), but this link offers “Ten Ways to Use LinkedIn to Find a Job.” The post comes from acclaimed author Guy Kawasaki and his blog “How To Change the World.” You can read the post here:

http://blog.guykawasaki.com/2009/02/10-ways-to-use.html#axzz0hu5XLLWy

Bestselling Author Lindsey Pollak At IWU

On Tuesday, March 23 at 7 p.m. in the Hansen Student Center, bestselling author, speaker and consultant Lindsey Pollak will share her career expertise during a special presentation, “Getting from College to Career: How to Get a Good Job in a Bad Economy.”

Pollak specializes in Generation Y career and workplace issues, with a decade of experience helping college students become young professionals. She is also involved on the corporate side, advising organizations how to maximize the potential of new employees.

The first 50 students to arrive for Pollak’s engaging and enthusiastic presentation will receive a copy of her book, Getting From College to Career: 90 Things to Do Before You Join the Real World. There will be a ‘Q and A’ and books available for purchase (and signing) after the presentation.

“Career Connections,” the monthly newsletter from the Hart Career Center recently had an exclusive interview with Ms. Pollak. To read the interview folow this link: Continue reading Bestselling Author Lindsey Pollak At IWU