Top LinkedIn Job Search Tips Articles

Position Ignition

LinkedIn is becoming a big part of one's job search and so getting your head around how best to harness it as a tool that will work for you is really important. So - firstly check out our structured LinkedIn Job Search Tips eBook for a good guide you can work through.

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Top 10 Articles of 2013

Career Realism

Over the last 365 days, we published over 2,000 articles. Here’s a quick recap of our top 10 articles of 2013: 1.) Read Full Article >> 2.) Read Full Article >> 3.) Read Full Article >> 4.) Read Full Article >> 5.) Read Full Article >> 6.) Read Full Article >> 7.) Read Full Article >> 8.) The Worst LinkedIn Summary Ever. Read Full Article >> 9.)

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Key Differences Between Your Resume and LinkedIn Profile

Ms. Career Girl

The post Key Differences Between Your Resume and LinkedIn Profile appeared first on Ms. If there’s one thing that is sure to make me place my head in my hands with despair and exasperation, it’s seeing a LinkedIn profile that is a carbon copy of a resume.

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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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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.

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5 Tips For Upping Your LinkedIn Game

Career Realism

5 Tips For Upping Your LinkedIn Game. Related: 10 Places To Promote Your LinkedIn Profile. A bad (or lazy) LinkedIn strategy could hurt your personal brand, which can hurt your overall career success. Here are five tips for upping your LinkedIn game: 1.

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15 Savvy Tips To Boost LinkedIn Profile Views

Executive Career Brand

Bedazzle Your LinkedIn Profile and Boost Profile Views. When you’re actively pursuing new career opportunities, you need to make your LinkedIn profile dazzle, so it will be a traffic magnet. By ACTIVELY using LinkedIn to stay top-of-mind with people and draw new people to you.

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5 Tips from a LinkedIn Jedi

Resume Bear

The man who wrote the book on LinkedIn shares his secrets to becoming an expert social networker. Along the way, Gowel used LinkedIn to achieve each step; an experience, he says, that has made him into an expert on how to use LinkedIn to become a master networker.

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.

How Many LinkedIn Connections Are Good For Executive Job Search?

Executive Career Brand

One of the questions my c-suite and senior-level executive clients most frequently ask me is: Does it matter how many people I’m connected to on LinkedIn, and who should I connect with – everyone who asks? I’ve even had quite a few men connect with me who treated LinkedIn like a dating site.

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What To Say When Connecting On LinkedIn

Career Realism

What To Say When Connecting On LinkedIn. Related: 3 Ways To Improve Your LinkedIn Headline. Here are tips on how to approach people you don’t know, or don’t know very well, and what you can say to get them to connect with you on LinkedIn: 1. or “Great article published in….”

2016 59

Fake LinkedIn Invitations: An Update

The Job Quest

Those scammers who are trying to sucker you with fake LinkedIn invitations are getting craftier (maybe it’s because they’ve read the original post I wrote last spring calling them out). The logo and the links will not take you to the LinkedIn website.

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 62

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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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.

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3 Ways To Get LinkedIn Endorsements

Career Realism

3 Ways To Get LinkedIn Endorsements. LinkedIn is the online platform for all things that relate to your professional brand, and you want to use it to your best advantage to the fullest extent that you can. Related: How To Ask For LinkedIn Recommendations.

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How To Get Your Content Featured On LinkedIn Pulse

Career Realism

How To Get Your Content Featured On LinkedIn Pulse. I’m a big fan of LinkedIn’s career potential, and so my answer usually boils down to: regular status updates, daily engagement with your feed, and LinkedIn posts. Related: 5 Tips For Upping Your LinkedIn Game.

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Personal Brand Buzzkill: Snarky Comments on LinkedIn Pulse

Executive Career Brand

I post articles nearly every week on LinkedIn’s Pulse platform. Unless of course you have numbers on the deaths resulting from LinkedIn mistakes.” It led him to read at least some of my article. More About LinkedIn and Executive Job Search.

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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

3 Reasons Why People Ignore Your LinkedIn Requests

Career Realism

3 Reasons Why People Ignore Your LinkedIn Requests. Related: 5 Ways To Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile So Recruiters Can Find You. LinkedIn is a big part of networking these days. But are you networking on LinkedIn the WRONG way? Are your LinkedIn requests getting ignored?

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6 Things Recruiters Want To See On Your LinkedIn Profile

Career Realism

6 Things Recruiters Want To See On Your LinkedIn Profile. 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).

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.

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10 Ways to Master LinkedIn Publishing [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Undercover Recruiter

Are you publishing long-form content (articles) on LinkedIn yet? The ability to publish was recently made available to everyone with an English-language profile and it’s something that LinkedIn are heavily pushing. 10 Ways to Master LinkedIn Publishing [INFOGRAPHIC].

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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.

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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.

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Reasons LinkedIn Can Cause Problems at Work

Resume Bear

This includes navigating around websites like LinkedIn, which is known for its ability to connect professionals with each other. You never know who may be looking at your LinkedIn profile, and this includes your current boss.

How to Write a Standout LinkedIn Headline

The Undercover Recruiter

You’re on LinkedIn to be noticed for the rights reasons. View Article. How to Write a Standout LinkedIn Headline. LinkedIn Headline linkedin headline LinkedIn Profile Profile write

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How To Start A Conversation With A LinkedIn Connection

Career Realism

How To Start A Conversation With A LinkedIn Connection. You just got a NEW LinkedIn connection – Woo hoo! Here are some tips for getting a dialog started with new LinkedIn connections. Don’t be afraid to start a conversation with a LinkedIn connection ever again.

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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.

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How Blogging On LinkedIn Gets You Noticed By Employers

Career Realism

How Blogging On LinkedIn Gets You Noticed By Employers. Anything,” I was asked if writing articles on LinkedIn can help you get noticed by employers. Blogging On LinkedIn = Your Cover Letter. Ask JT Anything LinkedIn LinkedIn Lab blog Blogging

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10 Tips for Standing Out on LinkedIn

The Undercover Recruiter

What does it take to become a LinkedIn WINNER? View Article. 10 Tips for Standing Out on LinkedIn. LinkedIn Personal Branding Business job search LinkedIn Profile Network Personal Brand Profile Social Media

2016 48

3 Easy Ways To Offer Value To Your LinkedIn Connections

Career Realism

3 Easy Ways To Offer Value To Your LinkedIn Connections. Related: 4 Things You Should NEVER Say In Your LinkedIn Invitations. Here are three SUPER easy ways to offer value to your LinkedIn connections: 1. Share an article.

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What to Avoid on LinkedIn

Resume Bear

If you’re not using Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn to help you find a job, you’re missing the boat. But if you feel like you have to pick just one, make it LinkedIn. Here are 10 of the most common LinkedIn networking mistakes: 1. career jobs linkedin resumebear

LinkedIn Has A New Tool To Use

Professional Resume Services

LinkedIn’s popular “Who’s Viewed Your Profile” just added a new feature: “How You Rank” It provides a lot more insight on the way you stack up in this essential network, and that’s good because it also provides suggestions for improving your ranking.

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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.

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

The Ultimate Guide to Achieving LinkedIn Profile Perfection

The Undercover Recruiter

Having a complete LinkedIn profile makes you 40 times more likely to receive opportunities through the network, so it’s important that you take the time to fill it out properly and make sure it stands out from competition. View Article.

2016 59

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. First, begin with the best possible LinkedIn profile targeted to your audience. Create a recruiter-friendly LinkedIn profile.

2016 61

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 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.

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