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Getting Crushed on LinkedIn? Start Small Then Go Big

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One of the biggest issues young careerists have about jumping into LinkedIn is how much time it takes to do it right. Between profile keywords, in-mails, group discussions – plus all the new features LinkedIn is always rolling out – and it can be overwhelming.

The good news: you don’t have to learn everything all at once in order to use LinkedIn effectively…   

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6 Ways LinkedIn Will Help Find Your New Job

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Searching for an internship or a job in today’s economy isn’t as easy as pouring hot water into your ramen noodles and calling it dinner. If you want to successfully enter the workforce, you must stay proactive and persistent when searching for jobs. Luckily, for you, there are plenty of free resources available that can make the process easier. One of these resources is LinkedIn, which has more than 250 million users worldwide and 2.7 million business pages. It takes some time and effort to make this professional social network work well. But you’ll feel it’s more than worth it once   

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How to Ask for LinkedIn Recommendations That Get Results

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You know by now for a successful job search, and to build your career, you must network. LinkedIn is an essential tool for successful job search and networking.

When you apply for a job on LinkedIn, or when recruiters review your profile, the number of recommendations is among the first details someone sees about you. A good number of high-quality recommendations increases your credibility as a candidate…

So let’s get those connections AND those recommendation numbers beefed up with these 5 steps:   

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Mine the Hidden Job Market with LinkedIn

LinkedIn is more than an online resume. It is more than your modern-day Rolodex. It is a database of user-supplied information waiting for you to tap into it!

You are looking for hidden jobs, which means they aren’t advertised. So how do you find them? You have to work this backwards. Which companies could potentially hire you? Think about competitors, vendors, suppliers, and/or any other company that hires people to do what you want to do. This will require some research, and this is where LinkedIn comes into play!   

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