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! Related posts: Can Linkedin, Facebook or Twitter Get You a Job?

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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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. Company names = 100.

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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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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.

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Employees as Brand Ambassadors on the new LinkedIn Company Pages

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A significant element of that culture includes the current company employees and the team that the candidate will be joining. LinkedIn’s new Company Pages show employees and connections more prominently than before. Photo gallery – for employee and company photos.

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How Important Are LinkedIn Endorsements?

Professional Resume Services

With the right strategy, endorsements can easily optimize a LinkedIn profile. If you aren’t familiar with LinkedIn endorsements, they are much more important and different than getting a “like” on Facebook or Twitter.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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. He didn’t look anything like his LinkedIn profile photo. Why You Need a Photo on Your LinkedIn Profile. Choose your LinkedIn photo wisely.

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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.

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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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29 Biggest LinkedIn Mistakes

Executive Career Brand

29 Biggest LinkedIn Mistakes is a post from: Executive Career Brand. You put up a LinkedIn profile a while ago because, if you’re in executive job search or expect to be, people told you it’s the thing to do. LinkedIn isn’t helping you accelerate your job search, like everyone told you.

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.

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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? Related: 10 Tips For Finding Your Perfect Job Fast With LinkedIn. You’re writing your LinkedIn Profile for web reading, not a paper-bound narrative.

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3 Persuasive Ways To Use LinkedIn Recommendations

Career Realism

3 Persuasive Ways To Use LinkedIn Recommendations. Everyone knows you should get recommendations on LinkedIn, but few are aware of the most persuasive ways to use them to get your dream job. RELATED : 3 Ways To Ask For LinkedIn Recommendations.

Does LinkedIn Make the Executive Resume Obsolete?

Executive Career Brand

With the popularity of LinkedIn and the indisputable necessity of having a presence there , many people claim that the resume is dead, or dying. that a robust, fully populated LinkedIn profile is, in fact, the new resume. First of all, lose the mindset that LinkedIn is an online resume.

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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. Groups And Companies.

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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. even if you do no more with LinkedIn than passively sit there with a complete profile.

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4 Mistakes Job Seekers Make With Their LinkedIn Headline

Career Realism

4 Mistakes Job Seekers Make With Their LinkedIn Headline. If you’re job searching, being on LinkedIn is a must! Related: 6 Things Recruiters Want To See On Your LinkedIn Profile. Don’t let it default to your current job title and company.

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Why Shouldn’t You Treat Your LinkedIn Profile in Quite the Same Way as Your Resume?

Professional Resume Services

Your resume and LinkedIn profile should never be one and the same! Professional Resume Services can show you a better way to use LinkedIn. When you’ve finally got it just how you want it, you may be tempted to copy and paste the information into your LinkedIn profile.

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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.

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How Do You Choose The Keywords In Your LinkedIn Headline?

Career Realism

How Do You Choose The Keywords In Your LinkedIn Headline? With 120 characters of space available, your LinkedIn headline can make you or break you. Standing out amongst 400 million LinkedIn users is tough. Related: What Does Your LinkedIn Headline Say About You?

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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.

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7 Tips to Build Your Executive Job Search Target Companies List

Executive Career Brand

The problem with this approach is that, when you’re writing your personal marketing content – for your executive resume, biography, LinkedIn profile, etc. – Targeting also helps you with due diligence, so that you don’t get yourself into a company that’s all wrong for you.

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3 Ways To Ask For LinkedIn Recommendations

Career Realism

3 Ways To Ask For LinkedIn Recommendations. It is important to get recommendations on LinkedIn to build credibility. Here are a few tips… Related: 5 Tips For Asking For A LinkedIn Recommendation. It is easy to miss a message when you receive a lot of them on LinkedIn.

Tips For Researching A Company On LinkedIn [Aired: 4/7/14]

Career Realism

will go through the ways you can go about properly researching a company via LinkedIn. The post Tips For Researching A Company On LinkedIn [Aired: 4/7/14] appeared first on CAREEREALISM. LinkedIn Lab LinkedIn research a company In this episode, J.T.

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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.

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When Was the Last Time You Updated Your LinkedIn Profile?

Executive Career Brand

They put up a perfunctory LinkedIn profile years ago – perhaps the last time they were job-hunting – and promptly forgot about it, once they landed a job. I’ve Googled their names and found their minimal LinkedIn profiles, but they don’t remember putting it up.

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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. By building a stronger LinkedIn brand you can attract more attention from recruiters and open the door to more career possibilities.

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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. LinkedIn, the social networking website geared toward professionals and job-seekers, is the perfect place to hone your targeted approach to job searching. Learn How to Use LinkedIn and Soon You'll be Writing.

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