Category Archives: LinkedIn

The 5 Things Job Seekers MUST Know About LinkedIn

5 Things to Know About LinkedIn

You’ve created your LinkedIn profile, crafted a compelling headline and updated all of your past experience and education… so you’re all set to go. Recruiters will just start magically calling, right? Wrong.

If you wait around for recruiters to find you – and don’t actually DO something with your LinkedIn account – then you’re missing out. And before you do that… before you set out to land that dream job… there are five things you MUST know about LinkedIn…   

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24 LinkedIn Endorsements Employers Would Actually Care About

LinkedIn Endorsements

There’s no such thing as a skills gap.

That’s the contention from Paul Krugman, columnist for The New York Times. He rejects the idea that employers can’t find people with the “right” set of skills.

It’s one thing to DO financial analysis but equally important HOW you do financial analysis. Are you dependable? Easy to work with? Considerate of others?

That’s why we should add these 24 “endorsements” to LinkedIn profiles that would make you a better candidate.   

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Should Students and Millennials Be on LinkedIn? [Infographic]


Should you – the student, recent graduate and young professional – be on LinkedIn? Is the social/professional network worth the investment of your time?

The numbers in this infographic by scream “yes!”…   

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#60Day Challenge, Day 20: Make LinkedIn Say “Hire Me!”

#60Day 20 of 60

As we said yesterday, everyone needs a “Hire Me” story – that compelling tale that seals the deal with a potential employer.

Today, you are going to differentiate yourself from every other candidate by integrating your Hire Me story into your LinkedIn summary…   

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The 7 Habits of Highly Successful Job Seekers [Infographic]

Successful Job Seekers

We’ve all heard the stories. Perhaps we even know one of the those recent graduates and young careerists who seem to have almost no trouble finding a new job. What do they have that we don’t have?

Did they go to a better school? Have parents with better connections? Born luckier than us? No, they made their own luck… by embracing the seven habits of successful job seekers    

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Are You Still Making These 5 Mistakes on LinkedIn?

If you have a LinkedIn account, you might think you’re all set on the platform used most by recruiters to find both active and passive candidates…

But most of of you are not. Statistically speaking, you are making these five mistakes on your profile that make it far more difficult to be found by a potential employer…   

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