All posts tagged: Linkedin

Professional Profiles

Putting the “Pro” in Profile

When a TaskPoster looks at your profile, they’re trying to figure out if you’re the best TaskRabbit for their task. Do you have the skills they need? Have you done this type of task before? Are you friendly, reliable, and eager to help? If your profile answers these questions with a “Yes!” then you’ll have no trouble picking up tasks. There are three main components to the TaskRabbit profile: your picture, your “About Me” section, and links to your other sites. Let’s take a closer look at each part… A Picture Says a Thousand Words Your picture is your first chance to make a good impression on the TaskPoster, so you should choose a picture that helps you market your skills and interests. If you’re a great handyman, post a picture of yourself working with your tools. If you want to do tasks for businesses, snap a photo of yourself in your best shirt and tie. Whatever your speciality may be, your picture should exude professionalism and neighborliness. Be sure your smiling face is clearly …

Lean In grid

TaskRabbit Signs On As Launch Partner For LeanIn.org

TaskRabbit is thrilled to announce today that it has signed on as a launch partner for LeanIn.org. Catalyzed by the book, Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead, by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, Lean In’s mission is to create a global community dedicated to supporting women “leaning in” to their ambitions. With an all-female C-Suite and incredible women at every level of the organization, TaskRabbit is a natural partner for this incredible new movement. [pullthis]“TaskRabbit is leaning in because we’ve seen first-hand what happens when women lead,” said TaskRabbit founder and CEO Leah Busque. “Talented, dedicated men and women at all levels and in all departments have built this company and helped shape a movement in the technology world, and I look forward to further championing this ideology as a Lean In partner.”[/pullthis][pullshow] As a Lean In launch partner, TaskRabbit joins an impressive array of companies and organizations including Linkedin, Google, Virgin America, American Express, and Teach for America. LeanIn.org consists of three integrated programs. First, the Lean In Community, an online group …