Category Archives: LinkedIn

5 Great Uses of Linkedin (That You Probably Aren’t Using)

Make the Most of LinkedIn

If you’re an internship or job seeker, you might be using the number one professional network to look at open positions. Or you may be on the world’s largest professional networking just hoping you’ll be found.

The reality is: this is a much more powerful tool than that… and you may not be using LinkedIn to its maximum benefit.   

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6 Reasons You Need a LinkedIn Profile Right Now

Linkedin profile

Today, LinkedIn and your resume go together like peanut butter and jelly – universally accepted as a good thing, a standard even. Yet, I still get asked all the time: Do I really need a profile on LinkedIn?

Here are 6 reasons why you should be on LinkedIn, and if you already are, why you should continuously update and optimize your profile…   

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How to Spark Meaningful Engagement on LinkedIn

Engage on Linkedin

Maybe you’re falling short of your expectations on LinkedIn. Maybe the calls and email aren’t flooding in. And that is 100 percent normal. The fact is, most people who view your profile are not ready to call you, email you, or buy what you are selling after just one look at your profile. Which means the goal of your LinkedIn profile should be to move them closer to engaging with you. And to do that, you must include information in your profile that shows you are good at what you do; that you are an expert in your field. You must   

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10 Actionable Goals Every Job Seeker Should Set

10 Actionable Job Search Goals

When it comes to the Social Age job search, the most successful careerists know: we must create actionable goals and milestones that equate to real progress, and eventually result in a job offer. This means your goals need to be realistic and can be accomplished within a reasonable time frame.

Regardless of the stage you are at in your job search, here are some actionable goals that will help you stay on track…   

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Ten Misspelled Words That Can Kill Your Personal Brand [Infographic]

the oatmeal

A fun post that will (hopefully) make you smile on a Monday morning? Yes.

At the same time, this infographic from The Oatmeal is a reminder of some all-too-common typos we (almost all of us!) overlook, every day. And ones recruiters will tell you that they see far too often…   

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Are You Making These 10 Common LinkedIn Mistakes?

10 Common LinkedIn Mistakes

If you are still putting off joining LinkedIn, or have an account but haven’t made LinkedIn part of your daily work routine, now is the time to dive in head first. After all, could 300 million people be wrong?

LinkedIn, however, isn’t foolproof. Mistakes are made – and care must be taken to make sure you are getting the most out of the world’s largest professional network….   

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