Category Archives: LinkedIn

Your Boring LinkedIn Headline is Killing Your Career

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Your LinkedIn headline is one of the most important parts of your profile, yet, you’ve left it up to LinkedIn what to say here?

Unless you proactively go into your profile and select a relevant, keyword rich headline, LinkedIn will select the last title you entered…   

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Do You Know Who’s Finding You on LinkedIn?

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No matter why you use LinkedIn – for an active job search, personal branding or just to stay connected – you should know exactly how people find you.

And you must learn how to improve your profile and status updates for increased visibility!   

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6 Simple Steps to a Perfect LinkedIn Profile [Infographic]

6 Steps to a Perfect LinkedIn Profile

For many employers, mentors and new networking contacts, your LinkedIn profile is the first virtual representation of who you are… your digital first impression.

And yet many college students, recent grads and young professionals have no idea how to get started on Linkedin. So they procrastinate jumping into LinkedIn (bad!). Or perhaps they start an account, but don’t finish (even worse!)…   

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3 Ways to Leverage Your LinkedIn Profile While Unemployed

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When you’re unemployed, what to say on your LinkedIn profile gets a little tricky.

In fact, if you have an end date for your last position on your LinkedIn profile – and you do not have a current position – your status may drop from “All Star” status to “Expert” status. This can make it far more challenging for recruiters and hiring managers to find you…   

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8 LinkedIn Profile Strategies That Make a Big Impact

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LinkedIn is constantly changing. Your job: not only keeping up with the changes, but to capitalize on them.

Sometimes this is easy to do, but other times you’ll need new strategies and workarounds to make the most of the never-ending changes…   

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Why “Looking for My Next Opportunity” is Okay on LinkedIn

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In a world where job boards aren’t as effective as they once were, it’s no secret that LinkedIn is still considered the best tool to find talent. Especially for the passive candidate… the already-employed professional who would consider another offer… if a good offer came along.

And that is why I’m writing this blog… because we are all passive candidates.    

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