We are HUGE fans of Alexandra Samuel. For those of you who aren't aware, Alex is:
Vice President, Social Media at Vision Critical. Social media speaker, author, blogger.
She blogs for one of our favourite blogs – Harvard Biz Review (they have over 1,000,000 followers…not too shabby!) and is a local Vancouverite.
Recently, Alex wrote an e-book “Work Smarter with Linkedin” and we think it's brilliant. We love it so much that we asked Alex and Harvard Biz Review if we could giveaway one copy to one of our readers. So here's your chance! Just follow the contest details below and good luck.
If you think LinkedIn is just for job hunting, you're missing out on the many ways you can take advantage of this social network to build the professional relationships you need to advance in your career. LinkedIn can help you initiate, strengthen, and use the very real human connections that make you effective on the job–and help you get ahead. This short, practical book shows you how. In “Work Smarter with LinkedIn,” social media expert Alexandra Samuel demonstrates the most effective ways to actively build and use your network, sharing tips and tricks on: Deciding which connection invitations to accept, Searching for potential connections when you need to establish a new contact, Using business travel to make the most of face time with colleagues and contacts, Capturing all the connections you've made at a conference, and When not to use LinkedIn. The book also includes a 30-minute quick guide to starting–or perfecting–your LinkedIn profile. Read more.
To enter contest, please:
Comment in the space provided below why you would like to win.
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We’ll announce the winner on July 30th!