Category Archives: LinkedIn

Leave a Lasting Impression with Your LinkedIn Headline

KA Towns

On LinkedIn, we can also share our personal brands with the world. And we can do that in one sentence. Can you guess where?

In the professional headline, the space right below your name…   

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The 5 Important Pieces of a Great LinkedIn Profile

LinkedIn Profile Keys

I see and hear many complaints about how LinkedIn “doesn’t work” or “is a waste of time.” Usually, when I look at the profile of the person making the complaint, the reason they are struggling is fairly obvious:

They think LinkedIn is a “quick fix” for their job search…   

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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?

Pew Research social network use 2014

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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