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Levitate your brand on LinkedIn

Levitate your brand on LinkedIn

Your LinkedIn profile is more than an online resume. It’s a tool to learn about your industry, promote your expertise and prospect for new business. But before you can mine the data on the network, you have to supply some of your own. Here are 12 steps you can take to optimizing your LinkedIn profile …

Jumping off the fiscal cliff

Jumping off the fiscal cliff

What’s the best way to position your portfolio so it doesn’t fall off the fiscal cliff? Try doing nothing. That’s not what you’ll hear in the media, or from some securities firms. Fidelity recommends real estate investment trusts that specialize in healthcare. Seeking Alpha says investors should reduce exposure to U.S. industrials while overweighting global …

Pathbrite brightens path to employment

Pathbrite brightens path to employment

For creatives looking to stand out, Pathbrite might provide a way to promote your career as well as your work. The service allows you to display collections of work. Uploading is simple and the interface is clean. While the beta version looked stripped down, the enhanced version provides more tools, with a share feature that …

Continental divide

Continental divide

What a difference an ocean makes. Reaction to the release Friday of U.S. GDP numbers varied depending on which side of the pond you’re from. The headline on the Financial Times website read “US Growth Accelerates to 2.8%.” German’s Der Spiegel wrote “U.S. economy is growing strongly again.” It’s another story in the United States. …

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