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Are you looking for a new job? Using a new tool at Visual.ly, you can build an infographic out of your LinkedIn resume, showing employers (and yourself) a simple map of your career.
SocialTimes explained why this can help your job search. You can choose from several different templates, showing employers how many years you spent in various fields, what your key skills are and showcase recommendations on your LinkedIn page. Here’s more from SocialTimes:
Data visualization platform Visual.ly now connects to LinkedIn to instantly turn the contents of your professional profile into an infographic. There are a few templates to choose from: none of them are plain old white, but they all organize the data in a clean, logical order. All of the essentials are there: your name, your work history, your skills, and your education. What this resume will show that a traditional resume will not is information about your connections.
What was your dream job as a kid? Are you doing it now?
All but one of the most popular dream jobs in the world in the sciences: engineer, pilot, doctor or nurse, scientist and teacher. Teacher was the most popular dream job in the U.S., but also the only one of the most coveted jobs to appear on the girls’ wish list. According to LinkedIn, nearly one in three of the network’s members surveyed said they now work or have worked in a job related to their dream job.
Is there an ideal font or font size to read an eBook? LinkedIn users in the Kindle Users group have been discussing this question. (LinkedIn is a great resource for digital publishers and eReaders owners to explore new technologies with like minded people. To find out about eBook related groups, check out our list of 5 LinkedIn Groups For eBook Readers).
A user named Dan Dalton, posed the question: “What is the best font and size for an ebook? I am using garamond 12.”
Brian Lawrenson shared: “I’ve used Verdana 12 for my 28 books. It seems the simpler the better.”
Richard Ochoa wrote: “Just use twelve point font. The reader can adjust the font size to whatever he/she prefers on the device.”
What font and size do you use?