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What Employers Look for on LinkedIn

Professional Resume Services

Your executive LinkedIn profile can help you get a job. Today, it’s more important than ever for individuals to pay close attention to their LinkedIn profile to boost their chances of getting hired. In fact, some employers conduct candidate searches on this popular social media site.

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Three Quick Tips for Souping up Your Executive LinkedIn Profile

Professional Resume Services

LinkedIn profile development can be tricky. LinkedIn is a powerful networking tool for executives. With the high visibility your LinkedIn profile has, even some of the smallest mistakes could be critical. We at Professional Resume Services can help!

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The Two Worst LinkedIn Profile Headline Mistakes

Executive Career Brand

In our first consultation, a new client of mine asked me whether the LinkedIn professional headline a writer had created for him was a good one. He had never been a Director or VP, yet the writer he hired to create his LinkedIn profile and resume had used both phrases in his headlines.

2017 106

3 Juicy Insider LinkedIn Personal Branding Tips

Executive Career Brand

I’ve been a LinkedIn member and professional LinkedIn profile writer for close to 10 years. I’ve not only learned how to help my clients leverage LinkedIn for job search, but also how to use it to build my personal brand and business. LinkedIn recommendations are important.

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5 Deadly LinkedIn Mistakes

Executive Career Brand

Four years ago I published a post that became very popular – 29 Biggest LinkedIn Mistakes – in which I described some of the worst things executives in job search do, or neglect to do, on LinkedIn. Deadly LinkedIn Mistake #2: Neglecting SEO and Keywords.

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How to Deal With Employment Gaps in Your Resume and LinkedIn Profile

Executive Career Brand

Executive recruiters and others assessing you through your executive resume and LinkedIn profile may red-flag you if they see long stretches of time, say a year or more, unaccounted for. Employers are typically more attracted to employed candidates. Get the Most Out of LinkedIn.

2015 130

What Not to Do With Your Executive LinkedIn Profile

Professional Resume Services

LinkedIn profile development is essential to your success. Setting up a LinkedIn profile can be just as tough as putting together the right resume, especially if you aren’t particularly savvy with the Internet. Don’t Confuse LinkedIn with Facebook.

2016 111

LinkedIn FAQs for Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Beyond personal branding and this post on LinkedIn FAQs, I’ll be writing posts on the FAQs that represent the major road blocks and/or job search strategies they have told me they need help understanding, across these topics: Executive resumes. Why is LinkedIn SO Important?

2016 113

Showcase Your Personal Brand with LinkedIn Comments

Executive Career Brand

Once again LinkedIn comes to the rescue by offering several ways and places to post your comments on relevant topics. A word of caution: NEVER post snarky comments on LinkedIn , or anywhere else. LinkedIn Group Discussions. LinkedIn Pulse Articles.

2016 112

4 Things Employers Look For In LinkedIn And Resume Comparison

Career Realism

Even though a prospective employer may only have your resume, that’s not going to stop them from also researching to see what you have on LinkedIn. Related: LinkedIn Endorsements: How They Can Help And Hurt You. Employment. Are the dates of employment the same?

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Make LinkedIn and Other Social Media Profiles Your Second Resume

Professional Resume Services

Your LinkedIn profile should tell potential employers why you’re a good candidate. A growing number of employers peruse top candidates’ social media accounts as part of the hiring process. How Do Employers Use Social Media? Complete your LinkedIn profile 100 percent.

Deadly LinkedIn Mistake: Forgetting LinkedIn Groups

Executive Career Brand

How many LinkedIn Groups do you belong to and actively use? I review lots of LinkedIn profiles of executive job seekers. They’re missing out on one of LinkedIn’s most powerful features. Why Are LinkedIn Groups So Valuable in Job Search? How to Use LinkedIn Groups.

The LinkedIn Profile Checklist Every Job Seeker Needs

Career Realism

The LinkedIn Profile Checklist Every Job Seeker Needs. Today’s job seekers need to take a more proactive and interactive approach called job networking – and LinkedIn is a resource to help you do it. Related: 6 Things Recruiters Want To See On Your LinkedIn Profile.

2016 61

7 Reasons Why You Need A LinkedIn Routine – Employed Or Not

Career Realism

7 Reasons Why You Need A LinkedIn Routine – Employed Or Not. As a Job Search Coach, one of the most common mistakes I see professionals making is spending too little time on LinkedIn. Yet, not only is LinkedIn a powerful job search adjunct; it’s also a formidable career management tool. Consider these statistics: LinkedIn is the #1 candidate sourcing tool used by recruiters. 96% of recruiters use LinkedIn to source candidates for open positions.

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How to Use LinkedIn to Build an Effective Employer Brand

The Undercover Recruiter

The answer lies in employer branding, or talent branding as the folks at LinkedIn prefer to call it. Chris Brown explains how to use LinkedIn to boost your employer branding. What are the top 5 factors that contribute to a positive employer brand? How to Use LinkedIn to Build an Effective Employer Brand. Employer Employer Branding Podcast employee advocacy LinkedIn podcast

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5 Mistakes That Are Killing Your LinkedIn Profile

Career Realism

5 Mistakes That Are Killing Your LinkedIn Profile. Did you know that 89% of recruiters report having hired someone through LinkedIn? Or that over ten million people found their current job through LinkedIn? Related: 4 Rookie Mistakes You Need To Avoid On LinkedIn.

2016 61

How to Write a Dazzling LinkedIn Summary

Executive Career Brand

Over the years, I’ve reviewed many LinkedIn profiles of executive job seekers. No matter, most anyone with a career or doing business in any way needs a complete LinkedIn profile. What’s so important about the LinkedIn Summary section? Get the Most Out of LinkedIn.

2016 97

How Do I Find Jobs on LinkedIn?

Ms. Career Girl

The post How Do I Find Jobs on LinkedIn? LinkedIn has rapidly become the leading job search platform where members from every industry and job function can: Quickly find career opportunities in any location. Apply to positions using just the LinkedIn profile.

2016 58

20 LinkedIn Tips

Jobacle

For many of us, our LinkedIn account s have become incredibly neglected over the years. LinkedIn has been proven again and again to deliver more and better qualified leads than any other social network. Remember, LinkedIn is very search-driven, both on-site and off.

Marketing Hacks To Make Employers Notice You

Ms. Career Girl

The post Marketing Hacks To Make Employers Notice You appeared first on Ms. Here is our list of top marketing hacks guaranteed to make a lasting impression on prospective employers. The best way to make employers notice you is to become an expert in your respective domain.

2016 100

How To Respond To Job Openings On LinkedIn

Career Realism

How To Respond To Job Openings On LinkedIn. If you see a job opening you’re interested in on LinkedIn, naturally you’d hit the ‘Apply Now’ button. Related: 6 Things Recruiters Want To See On Your LinkedIn Profile. Be Employable Job Search LinkedIn

2016 61

How Frequently Should You Check Your LinkedIn Profile?

Career Realism

How Frequently Should You Check Your LinkedIn Profile? If you are in job seeking mode, you should have your LinkedIn profile optimized so that you are ready for “prime time” when a recruiter or hiring manager comes across it.

2016 59

3 Important LinkedIn Profile Housekeeping Tasks

Executive Career Brand

Many executive job seekers have a “ build it and forget it ” mindset when it comes to their LinkedIn profiles. So, they scramble to get their LinkedIn profiles up to snuff. For help, read my post, When Was the Last Time You Updated Your LinkedIn Profile?

2015 112

9 LinkedIn Profile Picture FAILS

Career Realism

9 LinkedIn Profile Picture FAILS. Don’t let them creep into your LinkedIn profile! Here are a few fails that a lot of people make the mistake of doing when it comes to their LinkedIn profile pictures: 1. ” – What every employer thinks when they see this.

Essential Checklist to Optimize LinkedIn For Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Along with being an essential tool for executive job search, LinkedIn plays an important role in overall career management. I’ve found that many executives have a “build it and forget it” mindset with LinkedIn. Build Your LinkedIn Profile. Build and Engage Your LinkedIn Network.

2016 121

3 LinkedIn Strategies For Escaping Your Crummy Job

Career Realism

3 LinkedIn Strategies For Escaping Your Crummy Job. The reason you’re updating your LinkedIn profile is because you’re sick of your job. Related: How LinkedIn Endorsements Can Improve Your Job Search Efforts. Utilize These 3 Powerful LinkedIn Strategies.

2016 59

How to Reach Out to a Potential Employer on LinkedIn

The Undercover Recruiter

With more than 200 million users worldwide , LinkedIn has established itself as the leading professional social networking site on the web. LinkedIn’s strength lies in its capacity for forging and promoting connections, making networking that much easier.

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The 20 Most In Demand UK Employers According to LinkedIn

The Undercover Recruiter

LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network with more than 238 million members worldwide, this week revealed the second annual ranking of the most attractive employers among its 13 million members in the UK. If you’re thinking “where’s LinkedIn on that list?”

How to Write a Standout LinkedIn Headline

The Undercover Recruiter

You’re on LinkedIn to be noticed for the rights reasons. Potential employers will search for you, and colleagues, clients and customers are bound to check you out at some point too. How to Write a Standout LinkedIn Headline.

2016 42

He Got FIRED! Posting His Resume on LinkedIn, while Employed.

Resume Bear

John Flexman is thought to be the first person in the country to bring a case for constructive dismissal after a dispute over putting his details on the professional networking site LinkedIn. ‘It should not be a problem for me to have a LinkedIn profile.’

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Get the Most Out of LinkedIn

Executive Career Brand

This compilation of past posts about using LinkedIn for executive job search follows up a 3-part series of posts I wrote about a year ago, How to Use the New LinkedIn for Executive Personal Branding. The 3 Most Important LinkedIn Profile SEO Places for Relevant Keywords.

2015 106

The Easy Way to Boost Your Employer Brand: Get Your Employees on LinkedIn

The Undercover Recruiter

Employer branding is a forming a central part of talent attraction in today’s brave new world. Attracting the very best candidates is only getting harder, so standing out from the crowd with a great employer brand is a great way to overtake competitors.

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How and Why Your LinkedIn Profile and Resume Aren’t the Same Thing

Professional Resume Services

An executive LinkedIn profile can help you stand out. When you are looking for employment, there are many tools at your disposal. One of the most powerful online platforms for professionals is LinkedIn. Some of them are online, and a few of them are off.

2016 85

The Value of Blogging Your Personal Brand on LinkedIn

Executive Career Brand

Did you know that LinkedIn offers a long-form publishing (or blogging) platform? Using LinkedIn’s Pulse, you’ll reap many of the benefits of having your own blog, with almost none of the headaches. Each time you publish a new Pulse post, your LinkedIn network is notified.

2016 97

LinkedIn Alternatives for Online Resumes

Career Alley

The traditional resume is being slowly being outdated, and the number of networks that allow you to share your resume online (like LinkedIn) have grown substantially over the last few years. Three main choices (sales leads, employment, job candidates).

2015 96

Deadly LinkedIn Mistake: No Professional Photo

Executive Career Brand

When I first viewed the LinkedIn profile of a recent client (a CFO job seeker), I knew something was fishy. What he didn’t realize was that when I Googled his name – which executive recruiters and employers were sure to do as well – real photos of him came up in various places.

2015 105

4 Tips When Connecting With A Recruiter On LinkedIn

Career Realism

4 Tips When Connecting With A Recruiter On LinkedIn. Whenever I speak at an event about job search, I always recommend creating a list of target companies and then connecting with recruiters directly on LinkedIn. Related: 3 Ways To Get Noticed By Recruiters On LinkedIn.

2016 62

9 LinkedIn Profile Picture FAILS

Career Realism

Don’t let them creep into your LinkedIn profile! Here are a few fails that a lot of people make the mistake of doing when it comes to their LinkedIn profile pictures: 1. We know you have friends, but they shouldn’t make an appearance on your LinkedIn photo.

Revealed: Expert Strategy To Boost LinkedIn Visibility

Career Realism

Revealed: Expert Strategy To Boost LinkedIn Visibility. Related: 5 Smart Ways To Get Noticed On LinkedIn. The same principle applies for LinkedIn: developing a profile without benchmarking the competition first is like taking wild shots at the basket.

2016 42

LinkedIn Personal Branding Secrets for Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Check out the podcast I did with Mac Prichard (@ Mac_Prichard on Twitter) on LinkedIn, personal branding and executive job search — as part of his “ Find a Dream Job ” series. 077: Do You Know These LinkedIn Secrets with 
Meg Guiseppi. Build and Engage Your LinkedIn Network. Here are some selected excerpts from my lively discussion with Mac: Mac: LinkedIn has so many different options, and having a complete profile we know is important.

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