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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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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How Public Should Your LinkedIn Profile Be?

Professional Resume Services

The default privacy settings for your LinkedIn profile aren’t always best. Unfortunately, many executives never look at the privacy settings on their LinkedIn profile. Restrict Your Profile if Currently Employed.

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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. 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. LinkedIn recommendations are important.

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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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4 Things Employers Look For In LinkedIn And Resume Comparison

Career Realism

Even though a prospective employer may only have your resume, that’s not going to stop them from also researching to see what you have on LinkedIn. Related: LinkedIn Endorsements: How They Can Help And Hurt You. Employment. Are the dates of employment the same?

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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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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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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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Three Quick Tips for Souping up Your Executive LinkedIn Profile

Professional Resume Services

LinkedIn profile development can be tricky. LinkedIn is a powerful networking tool for executives. With the high visibility your LinkedIn profile has, even some of the smallest mistakes could be critical. We at Professional Resume Services can help!

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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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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.

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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20 LinkedIn Tips

Jobacle

For many of us, our LinkedIn account s have become incredibly neglected over the years. LinkedIn has been proven again and again to deliver more and better qualified leads than any other social network. Remember, LinkedIn is very search-driven, both on-site and off.

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.

3 Things Your LinkedIn Summary MUST Say

Career Realism

3 Things Your LinkedIn Summary MUST Say. The summary of your LinkedIn profile is 2,000 characters of prime real estate to genuinely differentiate yourself among the 3,000,000-member online community. Related: 5 Tips For Upping Your LinkedIn Game.

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7 Reasons Why You Need A LinkedIn Routine – Employed Or Not

Career Realism

7 Reasons Why You Need A LinkedIn Routine – Employed Or Not. As a Job Search Coach, one of the most common mistakes I see professionals making is spending too little time on LinkedIn. Yet, not only is LinkedIn a powerful job search adjunct; it’s also a formidable career management tool. Consider these statistics: LinkedIn is the #1 candidate sourcing tool used by recruiters. 96% of recruiters use LinkedIn to source candidates for open positions.

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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.

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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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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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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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.

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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 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. Turn Twitter Follows Into LinkedIn Connections.

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. Your LinkedIn Headline needs selling points or a value proposition that makes you stand out.

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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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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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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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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.

2016 61

Marketing Hacks To Make Employers Notice You

Ms. Career Girl

The post Marketing Hacks To Make Employers Notice You appeared first on Ms. Here is our list of top marketing hacks guaranteed to make a lasting impression on prospective employers. The best way to make employers notice you is to become an expert in your respective domain.

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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

How To Respond To Job Openings On LinkedIn

Career Realism

How To Respond To Job Openings On LinkedIn. If you see a job opening you’re interested in on LinkedIn, naturally you’d hit the ‘Apply Now’ button. Related: 6 Things Recruiters Want To See On Your LinkedIn Profile. Be Employable Job Search LinkedIn

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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.

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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The One Reason I Have Deleted Your Connection Request and Employers Won’t Hire You

Competitive Resumes

I understand why employers won’t hire you. I understand why employers won’t hire you. Neither does an employer. Employers won’t either. Employer Linkedin Personal Branding Online Reputation Management Personal branding

2017 68

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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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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He Got FIRED! Posting His Resume on LinkedIn, while Employed.

Resume Bear

John Flexman is thought to be the first person in the country to bring a case for constructive dismissal after a dispute over putting his details on the professional networking site LinkedIn. ‘It should not be a problem for me to have a LinkedIn profile.’

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