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.

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7 Ways To Improve Your Failing LinkedIn Strategy

Career Realism

7 Ways To Improve Your Failing LinkedIn Strategy. Struggling to get serious job search mileage out of LinkedIn? If employers surf your Profile and then leave (or ignore your response to job postings), you might be missing simple strategies for presenting your brand on the site.

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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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5 Tips For Building Your Brand On LinkedIn

Career Realism

5 Tips For Building Your Brand On LinkedIn. There are more than 300 million LinkedIn users in over 200 countries. The answer lies in your personal brand. RELATED: Use LinkedIn to Promote Your Personal Brand. 5 Tips For Building Your Brand On LinkedIn.

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LinkedIn Strategies for Personal Branding

Careers Done Write

LinkedIn has become a critical business networking tool; and it can be a powerful resource when it comes to developing your personal brand. In order to maximize LinkedIn, you should take advantage of the its features and optimize your LinkedIn branding campaign. It is acceptable (and desirable) to have a picture on your LinkedIn profile. Edit Your LinkedIn URL - You can leverage your name as part of developing your brand.

Branding Strategies for the Unemployed

Careers Done Write

Take five and study these strategies for the unemployed. If you are employed, these strategies are beneficial to you as well. However, a wise careerist knows the value of LinkedIn, Twitter, and various blogs. However, you will benefit from the above strategies.

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. Keep Your Personal Brand Top-of-Mind. is that they keep you top-of-mind with your network , which is an important part of job search strategy.

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Oh, How the New LinkedIn Has Changed!

Executive Career Brand

Most of the strategies I recommend in them haven’t changed much over the past year but, as I got into LinkedIn particulars, I quickly realized that my content updates were going to take a lot longer than I anticipated. Because LinkedIn is such a robust social network.

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4 LinkedIn Ways to Keep Your Personal Brand Top of Mind

Executive Career Brand

Use LinkedIn to remind them of your unique ROI to those employers, reinforcing your personal brand and good-fit qualities. As shown in this screenshot, the “Share an Update” button appears at the top of your LinkedIn home page, below your name and photo.

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7 Ways To Improve Your Failing LinkedIn Strategy

Career Realism

Struggling to get serious job search mileage out of LinkedIn? If employers surf your Profile and then leave (or ignore your response to job postings), you might be missing simple strategies for presenting your brand on the site. 5 Clues Your LinkedIn Strategy Needs Help.

How to Write a Dazzling LinkedIn Summary

Executive Career Brand

Over the years, I’ve reviewed many LinkedIn profiles of executive job seekers. These job seekers are neglecting a golden opportunity to tell their personal brand story. No matter, most anyone with a career or doing business in any way needs a complete LinkedIn profile.

2016 96

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? Your strategy is up to you, of course. Who Should You Connect With on LinkedIn?

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Personal Branding for College Graduates

Competitive Resumes

For college students, building, managing, and marketing his or her personal branding efforts can be quite complex. Are you clear and intention about your personal branding efforts? Your brand evolves and changes…monitor and manage it. Have a strategy when using any platform.

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

LinkedIn Groups and Personal Branding: Showcase Your Subject Matter Expertise

Executive Career Brand

One of the ways LinkedIn adds value to overall career management and job search is that, when leveraged to full advantage, it can help keep you and your executive brand top of mind with your network. How to Use LinkedIn Groups to Position Yourself as a Subject Matter Expert (SME). ?

LinkedIn FAQs for Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

As noted in the first in my series of Executive Job Search FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) which focuses on personal branding , I’ve compiled several of the questions/topics that most often come up with my clients. Here are 5 LinkedIn FAQs for Executive Job Search.

2016 112

5 Tips For Building Your Brand On LinkedIn

Career Realism

There are more than 300 million LinkedIn users in over 200 countries. The answer lies in your personal brand. By building a stronger LinkedIn brand you can attract more attention from recruiters and open the door to more career possibilities. Choose your brand focus.

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Creating a Career Branding Strategy

Career Brander

Executing a Career Branding strategy requires a plan. You need to define the where, what and how of your personal branding strategy. The what” is effectively your strategy to make your vision ( or where ) happen. To ensure success, companies almost always embark on a multiple strategies simultaneously. By pursuing several strategies you have a higher likelihood of getting there. Promote and communicate your personal brand.

Where Should You Be Promoting Your Personal Brand?

Career Realism

Where Should You Be Promoting Your Personal Brand? Everyone has a personal brand, but some people aren’t sure how or where they are—or whether they should be–promoting it. Here are some places you can be promoting your personal brand on a regular basis.

2016 60

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

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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The Personal Branding Manifesto for Executive Job Search – Part 3

Executive Career Brand

Mind Your Online Reputation: The Personal Branding Social Proof Paradigm. Check out the first two parts in this series: Part 1 – What Personal Branding Is and Is NOT, and How Personal Branding Makes You Stand Out. I’m not a brand, I’m a person.

2017 73

3 Ways To Get Discovered On LinkedIn: The Thought Leadership Strategy

Career Realism

Related: 10 Places To Promote Your LinkedIn Profile. The term “thought leadership” was first coined by Joel Kurtzman, then Editor-in-Chief of Booz& Co’s Strategy & Business Magazine. Michael Brenner noted in his LinkedIn post, “ What is Thought Leadership?

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Why You Need Achievements On Your LinkedIn Profile

Career Realism

Why You Need Achievements On Your LinkedIn Profile. If you want to stand out from other candidates, both your resume and your LinkedIn profile need to have specific, tangible achievements. Related: 10 Tips For Giving Your LinkedIn Profile A Facelift.

2016 60

How To Build Your Own Brand: Strategies For Success

Career Realism

What if people could understand your essence through a short Linkedin profile? That is the task—to build a personal brand identity through design and content. You may not feel like a brand. Start With Strategy. The strategy defines your brand personality and promise.

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Personal Branding, Social Proof, and YouTern

Competitive Resumes

Social proof and personal branding is at the center of attracting the eyes of employers. Let me know how your personal branding and social proof is being shaped? Personal selling is important coupled with social proof i.e. LinkedIn recommendations.

2016 79

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.

2016 62

10 Best Ways to Build Your Personal Brand Online

Executive Career Brand

[This is my latest article as Job-Hunt.org''s Personal Branding Expert ]. Like it or not, getting involved with social media and building your personal brand online have become essential components of today’s job search. Create a Brand-Charged Email Signature. LinkedIn.

2014 145

7 Tips To Best Utilize LinkedIn

Career Realism

7 Tips To Best Utilize LinkedIn. Spend any time on LinkedIn and you’ll see that the site is constantly changing. Related: 4 Reasons You Might Not Get Recommendations On LinkedIn. Here are some tips to best utilize LinkedIn gleaned from the Career Brainstorming Day report: 1.

2016 61

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

The New 10-Step Executive Personal Branding Worksheet

Executive Career Brand

Personal branding has come a long way since Tom Peters ignited the business world nearly two decades ago with his personal branding manifesto on Fast Company, THE BRAND CALLED YOU. You’re every bit as much a brand as Nike, Coke, Pepsi, or the Body Shop.

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New Year. Time to Revisit and Refresh Your Personal Brand

Executive Career Brand

While you’re working on those New Year’s resolutions you’re determined to keep this year, consider spending some time taking stock of your personal brand. And, if the value you offer has changed or grown, you probably need to re-brand. Get the Most Out of LinkedIn.

2016 95

4 Ways To Be Memorable On LinkedIn

Career Realism

4 Ways To Be Memorable On LinkedIn. Related: The LinkedIn Profile Checklist Every Job Seeker Needs. Job seekers receive all sorts of guidance including conflicting—and often contradictory–advice regarding their resumes, cover letters, and interviewing strategies.

2016 62

Personal Branding FAIL: 4 Errors Job Seekers Make

Career Realism

Personal Branding FAIL: 4 Errors Job Seekers Make. For those interested in finding work or advancing their careers, establishing a personal brand is essential. Related: 5 Personal Branding Resume Techniques You Must Try. Here are a few: Using A Boring LinkedIn Headline.

2016 59

5 Best-Practice LinkedIn Strategies for Executives

Career Rocketeer

Cautiously considering upgrading your presence on LinkedIn – either for an executive search or to build your personal brand? You’ll need to consider LinkedIn strategies that differ substantially from that of mid-career professionals.

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The Personal Branding Manifesto for Executive Job Search – Part 1

Executive Career Brand

How Personal Branding Makes You Stand Out. In today’s challenging job search landscape, personal branding is required. Executive recruiters and other hiring professionals may review the LinkedIn profiles and resumes of thousands of candidates for any given job.

2017 87

Think Like an Executive Resume Branding Pro – Targeting

Executive Career Brand

You’ll get the inside scoop here, in my 5-part series on personal branding and executive resume writing. Then, I’ll follow with: Part 2 – What Personal Branding Is and Is NOT. Part 3 – Differentiate Your Unique Value Proposition and Build Personal Brand Content.

2015 122

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.

2014 88

Why Personal Branding Is Essential For Getting A Job

Career Realism

Why Personal Branding Is Essential For Getting A Job. But what’s the best strategy to achieve that? Related: The Perfect Recipe For A Great Personal Brand. What’s A Personal Brand? Your brand is what people can expect from you. Developing Your Brand.

2016 62

5 Clues Your LinkedIn Strategy Needs Help

Career Realism

So you signed up for your free profile on LinkedIn. Now you’re wondering if your LinkedIn profile and strategy are actually working. Here are five key signs that you need to re-think or re-energize your strategy. Social Media clue linkedin strategy