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Use LinkedIn’s “Interests” Section to Appear More… Interesting

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On LinkedIn, ‘Interests’ is a subsection of the ‘Additional Info’ section. It’s typically displayed way down on the bottom of someone’s profile… you know, where people tend to put the leftovers.

In other words, that section gets treated like Grandma’s leftover green bean casserole and jello mold…   

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A 15 Question Quiz: How Good is Your LinkedIn Profile?


Just how good is your LinkedIn profile? Specifically, how good are the most important sections of your profile?

If you can answer “yes” to these 15 questions, you just may have a really good LinkedIn profile…   

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10 Ways to Double Views of Your LinkedIn Profile

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When someone views your profile, it’s like they walked into your store, ready to do some shopping. So, how do you attract more shoppers to your store?

Here are ten simple ways to get more of the right people viewing your profile…   

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The 10 Biggest Rookie Mistakes Made on LinkedIn

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Recently I presented a keynote address titled Personal Branding Using Social Media Tools. After the presentation, someone asked me: “What are some of the biggest mistakes people are making on LinkedIn?” I made a few quick comments but promised I would get back to him with a more thoughtful list. To help you as well, today I’m sharing this summary of the biggest mistakes I see made on LinkedIn… 1. Punctuation and Grammar Mistakes I learned this the hard way when some people made comments about grammatical errors in my profile. I thought to myself: What is the big deal? But   

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Need to Discretely Find New Work? LinkedIn Can Help


Are you stuck in a dead-end job? Not making the money you deserve? Need a change… but afraid your boss will find out if you start looking for a new job?

LinkedIn to the rescue!   

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10 Ways to Make Your LinkedIn Profile Scream “Hire Me!”

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Whether you’re just graduating from college and looking for your first great job or a 30-year workforce veteran looking for your next job, your Linked profile – and specifically the ‘Experience’ sections – will make you… or break you.

Here are 10 ways to fire up those sections in your LinkedIn profile, and use this prime real estate to tell your unique “Hire Me!” story!   

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