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By Starshine Roshell | Saturday, August 8, 2015

Oops! Rookie Mistakes on the Job

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No matter what industry you work in, being the new person is rough. There’s so much to learn, from software to jargon to office politics—even where they keep the notepads.

Of course you’re gonna make mistakes. But you’re not alone.

Below, lynda.com Business authors and staff members share their own embarrassing stories from when they were noobs at work. Read about their bonehead moves, the fallout from them and, most importantly, what they learned as a result.

We hope you’ll learn how not to behave in your first days, weeks, or months at a new job—or at least get a good chuckle.

By Shea Hanson | Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Google AdWords Quick Start Guide

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AdWords is Google’s online advertising platform. If you own a website, you should be on AdWords. It’s free, it lets you get your business in front of potential customers, and it lets you track your ad results.

This Google Adwords quick-start guide will help you get started with the basics, including starting your first ad campaign.

By Shea Hanson | Thursday, June 11, 2015

5 Ways to Build a Stronger Twitter Presence

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Most of the time I spend on social media is spent looking for potential authors, experts in their field with something to offer the lynda.com community. I’m always impressed by those who really get it right.

Tweeting from a brand or organization has its own set of best practices. But tweeting as yourself reflects directly on you and your personal brand; there’s no logo or anonymity to hide behind.

No matter your industry or position, here are five tips to creating a strong personal Twitter presence.

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