The Power of First Impressions Online [VIDEO]

We now inhabit a world where for many of us, the first opportunity to connect to our audience is online. Our friends at Signature Profiles have created a short video that aims to shed light on how we develop judgements about people when viewing them for the first time, and features a variety of experts talking about this from a neurological, psychological and leadership perspective.

The video, which features experts such as The Web Psychologist Nathalie Nahai, Personal Branding Coach Malcolm Levene, Sociologist Emma Bond and Social Media Specialist Jorgen Sundberg – shows the latest thinking on the topic from a neurological, psychological and leadership perspective.

The film explores:

  • How do we arrive at our first impressions – the psychology behind our initial perceptions of others
  • What happens in the brain when we meet someone for the first time – the neurological aspect
  • The latest thinking behind establishing trust and developing meaningful relationships online
  • How we can create a better first impression [Read more…]

What’s a LinkedIn LION and Should You Be One? [VIDEO]

Have you ever seen the acronym LION on someone’s LinkedIn profile? This denotes that they are open networkers and happy to accept invites from just about anyone who isn’t a blatant spammer.

What are the benefits of being a LION and connecting to one? All will be revealed by in this video. And of course, feel free to connect with me on LinkedIn!

If you have any other LinkedIn or social media related questions, please visit us at Link Humans or tweet us at @linkhumans.

RELATED: The Anatomy of the Perfect LinkedIn Profile [INFOGRAPHIC] [Read more…]

Should You Rely on the Power of Your Network for Job Searching?

Can you rely solely on your professional network to find your next job? In this clip from the recent TruLondon event, I speak with Rachael Moss from KellyOCG about the hidden job market and why most jobs are never advertised. We discuss the different networks people use to find work, how candidate behavior has changed over time, and where—if it all—recruiters now fit within the job-seeking process.