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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Why LinkedIn Rocks!

Catherines Career Corner

Explore why LinkedIn rocks for professionals. If you are an ‘old skool’ type of professional and you can’t stand social media or the thought of incessantly being clued to your mobile phone to ‘like’, share, retweet or post on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, LinkedIn is one networking social media platform that you should not ignore. [.]. The post Why LinkedIn Rocks! appeared first on Catherine's Career Corner. Social Media: Making it Work for You.

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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. Marks you as out of date with social media. Get the Most Out of LinkedIn.

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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.

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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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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?

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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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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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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. Career Girl. 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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How to Makeover Your Resume for Social Media Marketing

Professional Resume Services

Naturally, this means the old ways of job hunting are on their way out, and those who are searching for a new career have to adapt their application methods in a way that helps them market themselves to today’s hiring managers. Include Any Relevant Career Experiences.

7 Ways Your Social Media Profiles Are Killing Your Career

Career Realism

7 Ways Your Social Media Profiles Are Killing Your Career. Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest may be fun places to hang out, but did you know they’re also great places to grow — or completely ruin — a career? Related: What Your Social Media Says About You To Employers.

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 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?

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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.” I never respond to such comments – on LinkedIn posts, my own blogs or anywhere else. Get the Most Out of LinkedIn.

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How To Exploit the New LinkedIn for Best SEO

Executive Career Brand

Take Advantage of the New LinkedIn User Interface To Draw More People To Your Profile. Have you taken a close look at what’s happened to the very top section of your LinkedIn profile, with the latest User Interface? How’s the New LinkedIn Different From the Old One?

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How to Make Your LinkedIn Profile Stand Out

Professional Resume Services

A LinkedIn profile service can help you stand out. LinkedIn profile development is an often overlooked aspect of the job search or career change. You may not need a LinkedIn profile writer to find value throughout the social network.

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Five Helpful Methods of Incorporating Social Media as You Look for Work

Professional Resume Services

Professional Resume Services can help you with LinkedIn profile development! While the Internet—and especially social media—has been brushed off in the past as a means of finding work, it now can serve as an extremely valuable tool during your job search efforts.

Why Social Media Is The New Resume

Career Realism

Why Social Media Is The New Resume. Today’s resumes, particularly in creative and digital fields, are dynamic portfolios that might encompass several different social media platforms. LinkedIn. You probably already have a LinkedIn profile, but are you getting the most out it?

Executives: Beware Substituting Your LinkedIn Profile for Your Resume

Career Trend

While it is popular for some people to refer to their LinkedIn profile as their resume, this simply is not so. Even in the age of social media authenticity, leaving something for the hiring manager’s imagination is still needed.

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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?

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The Why and How of Incorporating Social Media Into Your Job Search This New Year

Professional Resume Services

There’s a whole world wide web out there outside of your LinkedIn profile service. Nowadays, if you don’t have an online presence by way of social media, then you will find yourself way behind the curve. Why is Social Media Important?

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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 Definitive Social Media To-Do List For Job Seekers

Career Realism

The Definitive Social Media To-Do List For Job Seekers. However, since the advent of social media, social networking tools have transformed approaches to recruiting and they are now a primary source of new hire leads for employers and recruiters alike. LinkedIn.

Study: How Do Employers Manage Social Media?

Resume Bear

Social media has become a major player in recruitment (and well, everything else), so it is important to understand how companies are using it today. This is their fourth survey in a series looking into the role of social media for employers. career facebook linkedin resumebear twitte

How to Practice Social Media Etiquette

Resume Bear

Are there really rules for etiquette on social media? Social media like any other form of communication has its own nuances about how you should behave properly online. Sharing: Social media can be extremely beneficial for businesses and individuals.

Recruiting and Social Media for the Veteran Job Search

Competitive Resumes

If you are a career professional who advise job seekers and adds feedback whether it’s advice or a differing opinion, I will include a link in future show notes and read your comments on an upcoming show. Karin Durkee ( @karindurk ) is the Director of Social Media for Corporate Gray.

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. Get the Most Out of LinkedIn.

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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.

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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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Deadly LinkedIn Mistake: Generic, Short Summary Section

Executive Career Brand

Before I first speak with prospective clients, I take a look at their LinkedIn profiles. I want to determine whether or not they’re using LinkedIn to full advantage, and to find out more about them than what’s in the executive resume they’ve sent me. Get the Most Out of LinkedIn.

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LinkedIn is Not the Ultimate Career Site, Twitter Is

The Undercover Recruiter

Though many people use it for professional connections, some view it unprofessional at times — certainly not as “respectable” as LinkedIn for branding. View Article LinkedIn is Not the Ultimate Career Site, Twitter Is Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog.

The Social Media Interview, what Employers and Employees should know

Resume Bear

Then, the interviewer begins by asking for the username and password of all your social media accounts. Recent employment practices show your interview starts long before you arrive; it starts online with your social media accounts. Welcome to the age of the “social media interview.”.

5 Reasons Your LinkedIn Profile Isn’t Working

Executive Career Brand

LinkedIn is an excellent tool for both passive and proactive executive job search. But they wisely realize that things can change at any time, so they want their LinkedIn profiles to be in place, and their personal marketing documents (resume, biography, etc.)

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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. Share the post on other social media outlets.

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5 Surprising Things LinkedIn Says You Can’t Do

Executive Career Brand

Have you ever taken a look at the LinkedIn User Agreement? A scary thought, since so many people rely on LinkedIn for executive job search, career and business management. 5 Surprising LinkedIn User Agreement Violations. More About LinkedIn and Executive Job Search.

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Deadly LinkedIn Mistake: Neglecting SEO and Keywords

Executive Career Brand

LinkedIn is truly a powerful job search and career management tool. Executive recruiters and hiring decision makers at the companies where you want to work search LinkedIn for viable candidates using relevant keywords. More About LinkedIn and Executive Job Search.

2015 92

Finding Your Voice in Social Media

Resume Bear

Social media is primarily text-based. While there are sites that focus only on rich-media sharing (Instagram and YouTube, for example), they still allow comments, favorites and shares. Sometimes in life, we only get one chance and the same can be said about social media.

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. Based on his career history, I knew my client had to be around 50. He didn’t look anything like his LinkedIn profile photo. Why You Need a Photo on Your LinkedIn Profile.

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4 Ways To Be Memorable On LinkedIn

Career Realism

4 Ways To Be Memorable On LinkedIn. I don’t have to tell you that there is a lot of “noise” out there in social media land, and getting noticed is becoming more challenging by the day. Related: The LinkedIn Profile Checklist Every Job Seeker Needs.

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Deadly LinkedIn Mistake: Anemic, Incomplete Profile

Executive Career Brand

I’m constantly surprised by how many executive job seekers still haven’t fully embraced LinkedIn for job search and career management. Sure, they all at least have a presence on LinkedIn. More Information about LinkedIn and Executive Job Search.

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