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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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?

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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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Why I Believe Your LinkedIn Profile May Now Be More Valuable Than Your Resume

Career Trend

While once a junior-player in career communications, your LinkedIn profile now reigns supreme in job search. The post Why I Believe Your LinkedIn Profile May Now Be More Valuable Than Your Resume appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service.

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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.

2017 106

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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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.

Job Scam on LinkedIn

Jobacle

An interesting phishing job scam I received on LinkedIn today. The post Job Scam on LinkedIn appeared first on Jobacle.com. Fake Job Offers fake job job scam linkedin phishingCan’t tell if it’s to grab my personal info or to boost the SEO of the shady URLs below.

2016 99

How to Write a Good LinkedIn Summary

Jobacle

Everything you need to write a good LinkedIn summary. When most people first get started using LinkedIn, they’re often overwhelmed by the many different sections of their new online profile that must be filled in to be most effective on the platform.

2016 112

9 LinkedIn Profile Picture FAILS

Career Realism

9 LinkedIn Profile Picture FAILS. Don’t let them creep into your LinkedIn profile! Here are a few fails that a lot of people make the mistake of doing when it comes to their LinkedIn profile pictures: 1. Work It Daily.

2016 61

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. 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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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.

2017 84

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.

2016 96

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.

2017 68

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.

2017 99

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?

2015 112

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.

2017 98

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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Importance of Your LinkedIn Profile Picture

WorkAlpha

Well, the same principle applies about photos on LinkedIn profiles. As soon as a profile pops up on the screen, the human eye gravitates first to […] The post Importance of Your LinkedIn Profile Picture appeared first on WorkAlpha. Job Search Networking LinkedIn LinkedIn Profile

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.

2016 119

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

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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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. The post Executives: Beware Substituting Your LinkedIn Profile for Your Resume appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service.

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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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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!

2016 106

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.

2015 104

8 Reasons You Got Ghosted By A LinkedIn Connection

Career Realism

8 Reasons You Got Ghosted By A LinkedIn Connection. You connect with someone on LinkedIn, start a great conversation, and then when you reach out again, silence. Ouch – looks like you got ghosted by a LinkedIn connection. 4 Ways To Be Memorable On LinkedIn.

3 Remedies To Cure Your LinkedIn Headaches

Career Realism

3 Remedies To Cure Your LinkedIn Headaches. If you’re anything like me, you’ve probably spent way too many hours trying to find out how to make LinkedIn do what you want it to do. RELATED : 6 Things Recruiters Want To See On Your LinkedIn Profile.

2016 60

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. One area in which most of the counsel is fairly consistent, however, is the advice surrounding LinkedIn. For a lot of people, LinkedIn is an embarrassing little secret.

2016 62

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

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

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.

2015 106

Resumes versus LinkedIn Profiles

Career Alley

your resume is your heavy duty marketing tool and LinkedIn is your job search social network and job search tool. LinkedIn Resumes

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?

2017 78

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

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. Each time you publish a new Pulse post, your LinkedIn network is notified.

2016 99

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.

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. Here’s how to stand out on LinkedIn.

2016 112

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.

2016 59

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.