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Mark Amtower: Five Things GovCon Executives Should Know About LinkedIn

Since 2009, I have coached and trained thousands of individuals and numerous sales teams on leveraging LinkedIn, now referred to as social selling. “I didn’t know you could do that on LinkedIn,” is one comment I get every time I do a LinkedIn training session, whether it is at a …

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Mark Amtower: Just Another Blurry Face in the (LinkedIn) Crowd

A throw-away comment by Aaron Heffron of Market Connections at the 930Gov conference got my attention: "Most sales people on LinkedIn look the same without even trying."

This is both a true statement and brilliant in its simplicity. Fed sales people, indeed many in GovCon, don't bother to take the time to "look good" on LinkedIn, to differentiate both themselves and thei companies from the competition."

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LinkedIn’s Deanna Grady: Talent Developers’ Role in Workforce Learning Could Advance Citizen Engagement

Deanna Grady, senior manager of federal, state and local government sales at LinkedIn Learning, has said government agencies should provide training opportunities to employees to help them develop new skills needed to facilitate citizen engagement efforts. Grady wrote that talent developers should play a key role in workforce planning initiatives …

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ArchIntel Daily Intelligence Implements “Actionable Comment” Functionality to Its Interactive Archive

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 28, 2018 – ArchIntel Daily Intelligence, a provider of concise actionable intelligence to business leaders, today announced that it has implemented additional comment features to its interactive archive. The new “Actionable Comment” feature will allow for a greater degree of collaboration among ArchIntel users. Previously, users …

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Leidos Climbs in Ranking of ‘Top 50 Companies’ in 2017; Roger Krone Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 22, 2017 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has received recognition in LinkedIn‘s list of 50 Top Companies in 2017 for its employee recruitment and retention programs, GovCon Executive reported Friday. The company said Thursday it climbed in the rankings from 36 in 2016 to 31 this year as …

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LinkedIn’s Kevin Scott Named Microsoft CTO

Kevin Scott, senior vice president of infrastructure at business social networking company LinkedIn, has been named chief technology officer at Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT). Scott will report directly to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella as a member of the senior leadership team and will oversee “strategic, cross-company initiatives, ” Microsoft said Tuesday. …

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Leidos Included in LinkedIn’s Inaugural ‘Top Attractors’ List; Roger Krone Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 28, 2016 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has been featured in LinkedIn‘s first-ever listing of the top 40 companies that attract professional talent, GovCon Executive reported Friday. The company said Thursday it was ranked 36th in the “Top Attractors” list for 2016 based on an analysis of LinkedIn user …

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Reports: Up To 6.5M LinkedIn Passwords Stolen

Security experts are telling global LinkedIn users to change their passwords immediately after Norwegian news outlet Dagen IT reported that hackers succesfully hacked and decoded 163, 267 passwords for the professional social network. According to InformationWeek, up to 6.5 million passwords, representing around four percent of total LinkedIn users, could ultimately …

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