Career news & updates — business cards, LinkedIn, time management

Some links and posts that might help you along the way to getting a job or improving your job.

Business Cards
Do recent college grads need business card? Yes, says expert Kim Thompson in her blog Career Rescue. In a recent post she what information a college graduate’s card might want to include. Check it out. (Career Rescue is hosted on the Houston Chronicle site.)

LinkedIn Profiles
Still working on that LinkedIn profile? BNET gives us “6 Tips for Ensuring an Effective LinkedIn Profile” to help you. Their short version includes:

  • Use your common professional name.
  • Use a professional photo.
  • Add a Professional Headline.
  • Be thorough when you describe your past positions.
  • Describe your Web site or blog.
  • Request recommendations.

Get the complete listing at Web Worker Daily.

Time Management
Need some help keeping your time effective? Another BNET feature is “Three Ways to Improve Your Time Management.”

  • Take Notes.
  • Work from a To-Do List.
  • Make an Appointment for Your E-mail.

It’s that last item I have the most trouble with. If you do too, you might want to check out more in-depth suggestions on ways to manage your email challenge.

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