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How and Why Your LinkedIn Profile and Resume Aren’t the Same Thing

Professional Resume Services

An executive LinkedIn profile can help you stand out. When you are looking for employment, there are many tools at your disposal. One of the most powerful online platforms for professionals is LinkedIn. For most purposes, resumes need to be kept to a page or two max.

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LinkedIn Alternatives for Online Resumes

Career Alley

The traditional resume is being slowly being outdated, and the number of networks that allow you to share your resume online (like LinkedIn) have grown substantially over the last few years. The best way to spend your time is to use on or more of the many online resume services.

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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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Expand Your Network with LinkedIn Groups

Professional Resume Services

LinkedIn can be the perfect resource for widening you professional network – as long as you know how to use the platform to your advantage. LinkedIn is a powerful tool for professionals and executives—when used correctly.

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3 Tools For Creating An Attention-Grabbing Resume

Career Realism

Related: The Worst Resume Advice I’ve EVER Heard. LinkedIn recently reported that, on average, hiring managers spend 6-seconds on each resume before deciding to keep it or toss it in the trash (I mean, the recycling can. Here are three tools to help you: 1. Resume tool

LinkedIn Profiles vs. Resumes, is There a Difference?

Career Alley

For many years, resumes and curriculum vitae have been the tools most used by job seekers to market themselves to employers and headhunters. Do you need both a resume and a LinkedIn profile as a modern careerist? A resume doesn’t have these utilities.

3 Online Tools to Network your Way into Job

Resume Bear

Here are some of the best tools available for you to network your way into the career of your dreams. LinkedIn. Social media is also a primary tool for recruiters to find capable applicants. Posted by Adam Justice.

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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.

ResumeBear Hits USA Today: Four online tools for navigating the job market

Resume Bear

Resumes, cover letters, applications and interviews are all things that can be more than a little daunting when applying for a job and starting down your career path. Yet, knowing which tools to use can make this step less painful. LinkedIn.

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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. In a market as tight as this one, it takes more than a superlative resume to get attention. Create a recruiter-friendly LinkedIn profile.

2016 61

5 Personal Branding Tools for College Students

Blogging4jobs

Here are 5 tools to help you to establish your personal brand: 5 Personal Branding Tools for College Students. On LinkedIn, Bunee chose “Freelance Filmmaker” as his title instead of “student”. Your social resume should contain relevant keywords.

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Use These Five Important Tips for your Job Search on LinkedIn

Professional Resume Services

Optimize your LinkedIn profile to ensure you get the best results. There are a plethora of jobs to be found on LinkedIn. Most job seekers just check the Job Board on LinkedIn. After browsing the board, they spam some resumes and call it a day.

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7 Tips To Best Utilize LinkedIn

Career Realism

Spend any time on LinkedIn and you’ll see that the site is constantly changing. I can certainly vouch for that, given that I recently spent hours capturing LinkedIn screenshots for a workshop, only to have many of them out-of-date by the time I presented them… only a week later.

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10 Places To Promote Your LinkedIn Profile

Career Realism

Think of your LinkedIn profile as the hub of your online identity. All of your online content should lead to your profile, and your profile’s purpose is to guide readers to call you or request your resume. Related: 7 Reasons Why You Need A LinkedIn Routine – Employed Or Not.

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ResumeBear Tips For “2012? New Grads on Linkedin

Resume Bear

Our New Networking series has taken a look at how social media sites can be used as powerful networking tools for new college graduates, sharing our best picks for tips, tools, and more for Facebook, Twitter, and now, LinkedIn. Today, we’re exploring LinkedIn for new grads.

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Personal Branding: How to Brand Your LinkedIn Summary Section

Executive Career Brand

Powering your LinkedIn Summary section with personal branding helps you differentiate the value you offer over your competitors. Remember that a branded LinkedIn profile doesn’t replace your resume. It serves several purposes in conjunction with your resume, including: ?

COTJ Reviews Gulpfish: Social Job Search Tool

Corn on the Job

Gulpfish is a start up s ocial job search website that helps seekers not only get more of their personality into their job applications but also makes for an easy to use and organized search tool. Video Bio – Another cool feature is the video resume section.

7 Steps To Building Relationships With Recruiters On LinkedIn

Career Realism

Related: 10 Places To Promote Your LinkedIn Profile. In a market as tight as this one, it takes more than a superlative resume to get attention. First, begin with the best possible LinkedIn profile targeted to your audience. Create a recruiter-friendly LinkedIn profile.

2014 61

The Pain-Free Guide To Optimizing Your LinkedIn Profile

Career Realism

Is LinkedIn an active part of your job search? Related: 10 Tips For Giving Your LinkedIn Profile A Facelift. According to LinkedIn, 5.7 This means that recruiters in your industry are hopping on the social media giant any time they need to locate new talent.

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4 Ways To Strategize Your Job Search On LinkedIn

Career Realism

Related: The Ultimate LinkedIn Checklist. The solely dedicated social networking website for professionals is LinkedIn. It’s running an interconnected network of more than 80 million professionals from around the globe, on behalf of 150 diverse industries and 200 countries in its web.

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How to Create a Living Resume

Ms. Career Girl

The post How to Create a Living Resume appeared first on Ms. When you’re a freelancer or on the job hunt, your resume is possibly your best marketing tool for picking up new employer and/or clients. Your experience is by no means static and your resume shouldn’t be either.

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8 Expert Tips for Using Your Infographic Resume Successfully

Career Realism

8 Expert Tips for Using Your Infographic Resume Successfully. Using an infographic resume when applying for a new position is one way to make yourself stand out and be remembered, but they are not suitable in every industry or situation. Supplement Your Resume.

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15 Ways LinkedIn Can Supercharge Your Job Search Results

Career Realism

You know that LinkedIn is a critically important job search tool, right? But do you know the specific ways LinkedIn can elevate your search results? Related: 7 LinkedIn Hacks That Will Make Your Job Search 1,000 Times Easier. LinkedIn. LinkedIn job search

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9 Areas Of Your LinkedIn Profile You MUST Optimize

Career Realism

LinkedIn Skill Words/Phrases are important for your success using LinkedIn. Related: 8 Steps To Make The Most Of LinkedIn Skills. I asked LinkedIn to share with us exactly what fields are searched by the LinkedIn search tool. Job Search LinkedIn webinar

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Why You NEED to be on LinkedIn

Resume Bear

LinkedIn has quickly become an indispensable tool for job seekers and career-oriented people. Far more effective and interactive than the big job boards, LinkedIn puts you in the driver’s seat of your job search. When you join LinkedIn, you have the opportunity to do the following: * Build a network of important contacts …. Create a profile and post your resume …. Join groups for your industry and profession ….

5 Secrets for Using Industry Groups in Job Search

Tim's Strategy

Industry associations are a job seeker’s best friend—or at least they should be. There are thousands of associations that cater to professionals in virtually every industry, from the American Society of Civil Engineers to the American Marketing Association.

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Quick Fixes to Improve Your LinkedIn Profile

Career Realism

When you first joined LinkedIn , it made sense to fill out quick facts to get the profile up and running, just to start connecting with others. Employers and recruiters scouring LinkedIn for talent also look for context that demonstrates your ability to perform at a particular career level.

How To Recruit On LinkedIn, Fast, Without Breaking The Bank

Blogging4jobs

Today, only pockets of the tech industry still enjoy significant growth and hiring volumes, for example, autonomous vehicles, augmented and virtual reality, artificial intelligence, and deep learning. There are, however, two essential problems with recruiting on LinkedIn.

5 Ways To Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile So Recruiters Can Find You

Career Realism

Just like the resume, no matter how fitting you are for the job, your LinkedIn profile has to get in front of the hiring manager or recruiter to have a chance. Related: 5 LinkedIn Mistakes That Are Hurting Your Job Search. It’s no different for your LinkedIn profile.

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5 Reasons Non-Job Seekers Should Be On LinkedIn

Career Realism

A question I frequently get when training job seekers on using social media is “Won’t my boss think I’m looking for another job if I’m using LinkedIn ?” It’s a mistake to think of LinkedIn as a giant job board and your profile as just another resume.

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Top 10 Most Overlooked LinkedIn Profile Tips

JobMob

LinkedIn profile any good? Thanks to Resume to Interviews for being a Silver Sponsor of The 8th Annual JobMob Guest Blogging Contest. of new business is generated through B2B leads powered by LinkedIn, according to the recent State of Digital Marketing Report.

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5 Reasons Non-Job Seekers Should Be On LinkedIn

Career Realism

A question I frequently get when training job seekers on using social media is “Won’t my boss think I’m looking for another job if I’m using LinkedIn ?”. Why You Need To Be On LinkedIn. The power of any social networking tool is in the networking. A resume is a static thing.

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How To Use Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to Find a Job #TechTuesday

The Undercover Recruiter

Are you too benefiting from the popular social networking tools that have become a rage these days? Among other social media platforms, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are the three most popular social networking websites that you can use to boost your job searching process.

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The Beginners Guide to Linkedin

Corn on the Job

I’m about to unleash the greatest Beginners Guide to Linkedin EVER created! Why use Linkedin? I really could answer this with one critical bullet point, but here are a few: 85% of recruiters go to Linkedin before anywhere else to find talent. Easily connect with industry professionals that have careers of interest to you or goals similar to yours. Sorry, “My Dog ate my Linkedin&# just won’t work. Feel free to even toss them on the resume!

Social Recruiting Tool — Social Job Matcher

Blogging4jobs

Unanswered questions baffle experts and novices in the recruiting and social recruiting industries. Seems like online most anyone can log into most websites or online communities these days with your Facebook and LinkedIn user name and password.

2016 Resume Trends – The New, The Now & What You Must Know

Career Realism

Ok, shocking is probably more like it—and also not very comforting to know when you’re job searching and trying your hardest to get a hiring manager/employer/recruiter…someone…to pay attention to your resume. Related: Top 7 Resume Trends For 2015. Do the same in your resume.

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3 LinkedIn Job Search Basics For Targeting Companies

JobMob

So you’ve set up your LinkedIn account, you’ve connected with key people, you’ve even commented on a few discussions? But what should you actually be doing that can help you land a job via LinkedIn? Well, LinkedIn can help solve these niggling issues.

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Top 10 Resume Trends For 2014

Career Realism

It’s time to take a fresh look at your job search and your resume. Below, I’ve detailed what I believe are going to be the top 10 resume trends for 2014. The Social Media Resume. Create a social media resume. The Infographic Resume. The Facebook Timeline Resume.

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Help! My Resume Is Dead On Arrival

Career Realism

My Resume Is Dead On Arrival. If you’ve been sending your resume out repeatedly and not hearing back from employers, then it’s time to perform some CPR. Related: Kick These 5 ‘Resume Killers’ To The Curb! Use your research as the “theme” of your resume.

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Executive Resumes: Are You Job Hunting With An Expired Tool?

Tim's Strategy

I want you to think of your resume as your personal marketing tool – the product it’s selling is YOU, so your career story must be compelling, explain your benefits (not features) and peak the interests of hiring managers. Develop your resume in Word, PDF, and ASCII (text).