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Networking Newbies: LinkedIn for High School Students

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Have you ever heard that it’s not what you know, it’s who you know? You probably have, and for good reason. Your knowledge and experiences are certainly keys to success, but it’s in meeting new people and growing your network that pours gasoline onto the flame of opportunity. As Leonard Andrew Consulting works with more and more high school students and their families, we frequently discuss the importance of young people beginning to focus more seriously on their network, specifically their professional social network on LinkedIn.   

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One Critical Career Mistake You Can’t Afford to Make on LinkedIn

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If you haven’t given serious thought to what location and industry you’ve selected on your LinkedIn profile, you’re probably leaving money on the table and making a critical career mistake. Why? Because you aren’t coming up in the search list when your target audience uses location and industry to search for someone like you.   

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Get Smart: 10 Ways to Look Smarter on LinkedIn [Infographic]

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LinkedIn is now one of the top social networks all over the world. So much so, that your LinkedIn Profile has become the key component in advancing your career. Do you think you have an excellent profile? Unfortunately, with all the competition out there, creating an attractive, well-structured profile is simply not enough. To promote yourself efficiently and effectively requires a smart LinkedIn profile.   

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The Art of LinkedIn Bragging: This No Time to Be Humble

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Well, there definitely is a fine line between being real and authentic on your LinkedIn profile and appearing boastful or pretentious. However, it’s extremely important to clearly show people why you are expert at what you do and share valuable information with your network.   

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The 5-Minute LinkedIn Marketing Plan [Infographic]

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When it comes to marketing yourself, you probably don’t take as much advantage of LinkedIn as you should. With over 400 million professionals in the network, LinkedIn is the mother of all resumes, put up on the World Wide Web for display. And it seems easy enough: Login, stay active, and connect. These are the exact baby steps you need to take to make your work known to the professionals in a similar bubble, stay connected, and eventually build contacts. But, first, you need a marketing plan.   

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Improve Your Branding Message with Hidden LinkedIn Profile Sections

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Your LinkedIn profile is all about telling your story in a way that will display your expertise, increase your credibility, and enhance your branding message. To help you do that, LinkedIn has an often overlooked, major profile section called Accomplishments. But, there are also several optional subsections that most people don’t know exist. Don’t feel bad if you don’t know about them. After all, LinkedIn didn’t make it easy and/or intuitive to find them. Finding Hidden Profile Sections You can add them by clicking the down arrow to the right of Add profile section, which appears in the blue box   

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