How To Stop LinkedIn Broadcasting Every Change To Your Profile

Here’s an annoying feature in LinkedIn: any change you make to your profile is broadcast to your network, which can result in people congratulating you on non-existent job changes or suspecting that you’re hunting for a new role. Fortunately, you can stop that happening with a simple settings tweak.


Be A Better Negotiator With These Three Rules

Negotiations are tough, but even if the idea of negotiating scares you a bit, you don’t have to be a pro to get what you want. Scientific American points to three simple, research backed tips that can help you get what you want.


This Video Sums Up Everything That Sucks About Conferences...In Song!

Business conferences have a reputation for being dry, stuffy and uninspiring. However, they can occasionally go too far in the opposite direction too. This Continuum Marketing Services presentation about social media includes singing, dancing and white-guy rapping. It is quite possibly the worst thing you will ever see.


Can't Imagine Doing Your Job A Year From Now? Time To Quit

Conflicted about whether it’s worth sticking with your current employer? If the thought of still doing that job a year from now makes you unhappy, it might be time to move on.


Unsubscribe From All LinkedIn Emails With A Click

LinkedIn likes to send you a lot of emails. On any given day, you might get 10 different emails blabbing on about birthdays, contacts joining or other annoying notices. To unsubscribe from all of them, it takes a bunch of clicks, but developer Chengyin Liu created a bookmarklet to unsubscribe in a click.


Turn Off LinkedIn's Annoying Endorsements

If you use LinkedIn, you’ve probably acquired a few endorsements from your network for skills you might not actually have. Finally, you can opt out of those irrelevant endorsements and get rid of that big box on LinkedIn telling you about them.


Do A Little Corporate Digging To Find Out Why You Didn't Get The Job

If you get a lot of interviews but no job offers or call-backs, it’s natural to wonder where you’re falling short. The folks at US News Money have a few suggestions, but one is particularly interesting: Use your tech savviness to do a little digging on who actually got the job.


Ask LH: What Should I Do If I've Been Passed Over For A Promotion?

Dear Lifehacker, I’ve been in my job for a long time now, I’m good at what I do, and I get great reviews from my boss and my coworkers, so when a senior-level opening appeared in our group, I figured I would get it when our boss picked the person for the job. He picked someone else, and I’m kind of angry about it. Should I be? Should I take this as a message and quit? How should I react?


Create A 'Brag Folder' In Your Inbox For Easy Resume Updates

When you do need to send out your resume, recalling all your achievements at your current job can be tough. That’s why The Daily Muse suggests keeping a “Brag Folder” in your email inbox where you save any praiseworthy message.


The Personality Traits Employers Look For Most In Job Candidates

Your personality and how you fit into a company’s culture could be even more important than the skills you possess. One survey of employers found the top personality traits they look for when hiring — and some of them are ones interviewers can spot as soon as you walk through the door.