Director’s Tip-Use LinkedIn (and 5 tips for using it smartly)!

Are you on LinkedIn?  If you aren’t, you probably should get on it! Increasingly it is the way professionals are staying in touch and promoting themselves.  This includes attorneys.  If you use it, however, be sure to do it smartly.  At the very least, use a professional photo, refrain from lying, and keep it updated!  Recently, a writer at the National Law Journal came up with 5 tips for lawyers (or budding lawyers…) who use LinkedIn.  Re

Click here http://www.law.com/jsp/cc/PubArticleCC.jsp?id=1202498011823&rss=cc  for a brief article on 5 tips for effectively using LinkedIn as a lawyer.  These include using very concrete job titles, monitoring who is watching your profile (is anyone?), updating your contacts, and joining professional groups (like the S.J. Quinney group–http://www.linkedin.com/groups?home=&gid=1103127).