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Showcase Your Personal Brand with LinkedIn Comments

Executive Career Brand

[This article was originally published for my gig as the Personal Branding Expert on Job-Hunt.org.]. Once again LinkedIn comes to the rescue by offering several ways and places to post your comments on relevant topics. LinkedIn Group Discussions. LinkedIn Pulse Articles.

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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.

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FREE eBook on Smart Personal Branding with LinkedIn

Executive Career Brand

In 2009 I wrote a little ebook for Job-Hunt.org on using LinkedIn for personal branding and executive job search. With LinkedIn’s newest 2017 User Interface, I needed to do a major revamp of the ebook. 8 Reasons LinkedIn Is a Job Search Must. Which LinkedIn Sections to Use.

2017 84

LinkedIn Hashtags: A New Personal Brand-Building Tactic

Executive Career Brand

Promote Your Personal Brand Promise with LinkedIn Hashtags. LinkedIn is one of the last of the big social media platforms to join the hashtag party, although they briefly toyed with them in 2013. As of September 2016, hashtags are back on LinkedIn, maybe for good.

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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.

5 Smart Ways To Get Noticed On LinkedIn

Career Realism

5 Smart Ways To Get Noticed On LinkedIn. During my first months of using LinkedIn back in 2007, it often seemed like I was trying to make my voice heard above others with MUCH bigger microphones! Related: 5 Mistakes That Are Killing Your LinkedIn Profile.

2016 61

5 Things To Do TODAY To Get Noticed On LinkedIn

Career Realism

5 Things To Do TODAY To Get Noticed On LinkedIn. Here are five things you can do TODAY to help you get noticed on LinkedIn: 1. How old is that photo on your LinkedIn profile? Share interesting articles in your feed. Work It Daily.

2016 62

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.

10 Years on LinkedIn – Why It’s Still Indispensable To Me

Executive Career Brand

How LinkedIn Remains Invaluable To Me, and To All Executive Job Seekers. I was noodling around on my LinkedIn Settings page when I noticed something at the top of the page. Then, a savvy colleague told me I had to be on LinkedIn. LinkedIn Groups. even short articles.

2017 66

Personal Branding: How to Brand Your LinkedIn Summary Section

Executive Career Brand

[The following article was originally published for my Personal Branding Expert gig on Job-Hunt.org.]. Powering your LinkedIn Summary section with personal branding helps you differentiate the value you offer over your competitors. Tips for Creating your LinkedIn Summary. ?

7 Steps To Building Relationships With Recruiters On LinkedIn

Career Realism

7 Steps To Building Relationships With Recruiters On LinkedIn. RELATED : 6 Things Recruiters Want To See On Your LinkedIn Profile. In a market as tight as this one, it takes more than a superlative resume to get attention. Create a recruiter-friendly LinkedIn profile.

2016 61

10-Minute LinkedIn Makeover

Career Realism

With the New Year upon us, now is a great time to brush the cobwebs off your LinkedIn profile. Get your 10-minute LinkedIn Makeover NOW! Nothing says “new you” quite like a new photograph – Is it time to freshen your LinkedIn photo? Enjoy this article? LinkedIn

How To Keep Recruiters From Skipping Over Your LinkedIn Profile

Career Realism

How To Keep Recruiters From Skipping Over Your LinkedIn Profile. Did you know that, according to a recent Jobvite study, an astonishing 92% of recruiters think of LinkedIn as integral to finding great candidates? Related: 6 Things Recruiters Want To See On Your LinkedIn Profile.

2016 61

5 Ways To Hack LinkedIn And Twitter For New Jobs

Career Realism

5 Ways To Hack LinkedIn And Twitter For New Jobs. If you’re anything like me, then you probably set up a Twitter and/or LinkedIn account largely because other people were doing it, but had no real game plan on how to use it. Here are some post ideas: Articles on industry trends.

The LinkedIn Profile Checklist Every Job Seeker Needs

Career Realism

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. Personalize your LinkedIn Profile URL.

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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

10 Job Search Strategies Beyond The Resume

Competitive Resumes

Many people want the resume dead – or they at least want to hold a funeral for it. It’s very sexy to proclaim the resume’s demise, and it brings major street cred. But the truth is the resume is still an essential part of your job search. More and more, the Web is your resume.

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Use These Five Important Tips for your Job Search on LinkedIn

Professional Resume Services

Optimize your LinkedIn profile to ensure you get the best results. There are a plethora of jobs to be found on LinkedIn. Most job seekers just check the Job Board on LinkedIn. After browsing the board, they spam some resumes and call it a day.

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3 LinkedIn Secrets That Will Help You To Get Noticed by Recruiters

Career Realism

3 LinkedIn Secrets That Will Help You To Get Noticed by Recruiters. I’m sure you’re already well aware of the great resource that LinkedIn can be to your job search, but did you know there are actually a few things you can do on LinkedIn that will help you to be noticed by recruiters?

2016 62

10 Places To Promote Your LinkedIn Profile

Career Realism

Think of your LinkedIn profile as the hub of your online identity. All of your online content should lead to your profile, and your profile’s purpose is to guide readers to call you or request your resume. Related: 7 Reasons Why You Need A LinkedIn Routine – Employed Or Not.

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How to Use LinkedIn Wisely During Job Search

Ms. Career Girl

The post How to Use LinkedIn Wisely During Job Search appeared first on Ms. There’s no magic word to include in your cover letter and no secret phrase to put in your resume that will guarantee an interview at your dream employer. Learn How to Use LinkedIn and Soon You'll be Writing.

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Make Your Resume Pop With Some Inspiration from These Stellar Ideas

Professional Resume Services

A professional resume writing service can help you stand out. A lot of resume advice articles you’ve seen have likely told you to keep the fluff to a minimum. Model Your Resume After Your Social Media Platform of Choice. Create Your Resume Out of a Unique Material.

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3 Things Your LinkedIn Summary MUST Say

Career Realism

Your LinkedIn summary is 2,000 characters of prime real estate to genuinely differentiate yourself among the three million member online community. Another possibility is uncovering the interviewer’s whitepapers and articles about the future direction of the company or the industry at large.

2014 61

Top 5 Resume Trends In 2017

Career Realism

Top 5 Resume Trends In 2017. Related: 2016 Resume Trends – The New, The Now & What You Must Know. I hope it provides you with some much needed encouragement and optimism as you take a good look at your resume and start making changes for 2017. Work It Daily.

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6 Things Recruiters Want To See On Your LinkedIn Profile

Career Realism

Here are six things they’re looking at on your LinkedIn profile: Headline. Your Headline on LinkedIn is essentially the descriptive line that comes with your profile (before people click on it). A job title is okay, but it has to inform the recruiter of the specific industry as well.

2015 62

How To Get People To Refer Your Resume Using LinkedIn

Career Realism

One way someone will get my attention is if someone meaningful at the company puts a resume in front of me. This resume has a sure shot of getting looked at.” - Marnie Woodward, HR Bank of America. For example: “Hi John, I am really impressed by your resume. LinkedIn

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How To Recruit On LinkedIn, Fast, Without Breaking The Bank

Blogging4jobs

Today, only pockets of the tech industry still enjoy significant growth and hiring volumes, for example, autonomous vehicles, augmented and virtual reality, artificial intelligence, and deep learning. There are, however, two essential problems with recruiting on LinkedIn.

The Pain-Free Guide To Optimizing Your LinkedIn Profile

Career Realism

Is LinkedIn an active part of your job search? Related: 10 Tips For Giving Your LinkedIn Profile A Facelift. According to LinkedIn, 5.7 This means that recruiters in your industry are hopping on the social media giant any time they need to locate new talent.

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7 Steps To Building Relationships With Recruiters On LinkedIn

Career Realism

Related: 10 Places To Promote Your LinkedIn Profile. In a market as tight as this one, it takes more than a superlative resume to get attention. First, begin with the best possible LinkedIn profile targeted to your audience. Create a recruiter-friendly LinkedIn profile.

2014 61

The Best Formats for Your Resume

Career Alley

Your resume is your most important job search document. Whether you are a college freshman or a career professional, there are a number of resume formats you should know about and review to determine what works best for you. Why do I need a resume in the first place?

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How Frequently Should You Check Your LinkedIn Profile?

Career Realism

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. However, completing your profile is only part of your challenge with LinkedIn. Job Search LinkedIn

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How Recent Grads Can Break Into Their Industry

Career Realism

In these tough times, breaking into any industry requires a lot of hard work and preparation. Here are six useful tips on how to prepare yourself to break into the industry of your choice: 1. Create A General, Tailored Resume.

A Resume Objective? Are You KIDDING Me?!

Career Realism

A Resume Objective? To keep up on the most recent developments in the resume industry, I occasionally read new resume manuals. Yesterday, however, I read a publication about resumes for 2016 that stopped me dead in my tracks. Top 6 Tips For Resume Formatting.

2016 61

8 Expert Tips for Using Your Infographic Resume Successfully

Career Realism

8 Expert Tips for Using Your Infographic Resume Successfully. Using an infographic resume when applying for a new position is one way to make yourself stand out and be remembered, but they are not suitable in every industry or situation. Supplement Your Resume.

5 Secrets for Using Industry Groups in Job Search

Tim's Strategy

Industry associations are a job seeker’s best friend—or at least they should be. There are thousands of associations that cater to professionals in virtually every industry, from the American Society of Civil Engineers to the American Marketing Association.

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15 Ways LinkedIn Can Supercharge Your Job Search Results

Career Realism

You know that LinkedIn is a critically important job search tool, right? But do you know the specific ways LinkedIn can elevate your search results? Related: 7 LinkedIn Hacks That Will Make Your Job Search 1,000 Times Easier. LinkedIn. LinkedIn job search

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5 Nifty LinkedIn Hacks That Make Executive Job Search Easier

Executive Career Brand

When I go through the annual re-certification process for my Social Branding Analyst Designation, I invariably pick up at least a few juicy new tidbits on using LinkedIn better. 5 Nifty LinkedIn Hacks That Make Executive Job Hunting Easier. Save a copy of your LinkedIn profile.

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10 Tips For Giving Your LinkedIn Profile A Facelift

Career Realism

If you want to be taken seriously by employers, clients, and other professional contacts, you NEED to give your LinkedIn profile a facelift. Related: Can Your LinkedIn Profile Replace The Traditional Resume? LinkedIn profile looking old and stale these days?

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Top 10 Most Overlooked LinkedIn Profile Tips

JobMob

LinkedIn profile any good? Thanks to Resume to Interviews for being a Silver Sponsor of The 8th Annual JobMob Guest Blogging Contest. of new business is generated through B2B leads powered by LinkedIn, according to the recent State of Digital Marketing Report.

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5 Reasons Non-Job Seekers Should Be On LinkedIn

Career Realism

A question I frequently get when training job seekers on using social media is “Won’t my boss think I’m looking for another job if I’m using LinkedIn ?” It’s a mistake to think of LinkedIn as a giant job board and your profile as just another resume.

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