Category Archives: LinkedIn

Make your own professional-looking profile pics

Not everyone has the opportunity for professional portraits, so I’ve developed an easy way to create some, and with the help of a few online apps for editing. STEP ONE: Natural light — This is the most important part. Daylight is needed … Continue reading

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Making Time for Social Media – Top Tips On Blogging While You Work

“I’m an Academic, I don’t have time for Social Media!” Many academics I meet tell me how, even though they understand the positive aspects social media could have on their academic career (see: Ten Reasons why Academics Should Use Social Media), they … Continue reading

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Ten Reasons for Academics to Use Social Media and Twitter

1. UP-TO-DATE CAREER INFORMATION: Your departmental website may not get updated as often as you like and you may not have direct control over the content. Owning your own professional web profile, e. g., LinkedIn, gives you freedom to add all the details you want. … Continue reading

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