Tag Archives: Linked In

Careers, Finance Executives, and Digital Footprints

Recently I had coaching sessions with two CFO clients who were considering offers. Both indicated the opportunities came to them through their digital footprint.  Last week, my interview on using social media to accelerate your finance career with Mary Ellen … Continue reading

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What Are You Contributing to the Conversation?

Nothing? Noise? Value?  There’s a global conversation happening and you can either choose to be a part of it or refuse to engage. If the choice is to not participate, you do so at your own peril … because the … Continue reading

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Growth Strategies … Business & Career

Sometimes the whole “managing a career” process just seems confusing, baffling, and maybe even unnecessary to CFOs. Today, more than ever, it is definitely necessary, and it does not need to be confusing or baffling.  Run your career like you … Continue reading

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CFOs, Social Media, and Email

Remember when … –The Post Office was actually relevant because all correspondence came through your mailbox? –IBM Selectric typewriters and “White Out” transformed office environments? –30-second jingles heard on TV were “the” advertising medium? And then … –Mail was first … Continue reading

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Are You … Tainted?

One of my CFO clients called me yesterday to get my thoughts on a conversation he had with a recruiter in New York earlier this week. The recruiter told him, “if you don’t find a position by June (which would … Continue reading

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Five Key Steps for Building a Linked In Profile

As social media tools continue to be a critical piece of an overall corporate recruiting strategy, CFOs and senior finance executives will want to leverage powerful positioning on Linked In. How your profile is perceived by recruiters is paramount to … Continue reading

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Lies, Resumes, & Linked In

Fistful of Talent had a blog post last week entitled “LinkedIn Profiles – More Accurate than Resumes … Sad but True.” This quote came from Reid Hoffman, founder of Linked In, in a presentation made at the first Social Recruiting … Continue reading

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CFOs: Extroverts or Introverts?

There is a wild conversation going on in the Chief Financial Officer Network group on Linked In around whether CFOs are extroverts or introverts … and who is better! WOW!! There are certainly some interesting observations and a few, like … Continue reading

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There is a Difference!

Most Connected vs. Well Connected Have you noticed these types of monikers attached to members on Linked In, Facebook, and Twitter? The “most connected” statement always makes me think Rolodex. Is it really possible to have a relationship with 16,000+ … Continue reading

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Make it Personal, PLEASE!

I don’t often rant, but I’m about to. I’ve blogged previously about the importance of personalized invitations on Linked In … and yet … I still get invites that are canned. At least I can look at the profile to … Continue reading

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