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There’s been a lot of talk over the past several years about the younger generation’s desire for mentors. It’s an odd combo of wants for them. They’ve been told for decades by their helicopter parents that they can do anything. But in spite of that constant reassurance, they desire a consultative relationship with someone who knows what they’re doing, someone who’s been around the “rodeo” a few seasons.

Too many people think LinkedIn is solely for finding a job and often overlook the site’s potential. LinkedIn had 380 million users (as of 7/30/2015), with two new users joining per second, on average. Over 110 million users are based in the U.S. If you want to improve your personal brand but not get lost in the crowd, this site is a great place to start. Here’s what you need: Add a Recognizable, and Professional, Headshot Select a high-quality image that looks like you look now, not in college and not