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.

2017 56

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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Creating Your Network on LinkedIn

Career Alley

No one will dispute the fact that LinkedIn is one of the best job search tools on the Internet. But LinkedIn did not start life as purely a job search tool, it started as a networking tool with job search as an afterthought. LinkedIn will now help you.

2015 55

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.

2015 129

Showcase Your Personal Brand with LinkedIn Comments

Executive Career Brand

Part of the drill for successful executive job search is building online presence and brand evangelism , expanding your network, and staying top-of-mind with people who can help you meet your career goals. A word of caution: NEVER post snarky comments on LinkedIn , or anywhere else.

2016 111

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 86

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?

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

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.

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

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.

2016 121

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 99

The New Way to Network

Professional Resume Services

Traditional ways of networking still exist today, but there are plenty other ways you can meet professionals. However, with the digital and social media age peaking at its highest level, new networking techniques are being used to connect with professionals effectively.

2017 43

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. The most popular business social network is vastly underused and unappreciated. Here’s how to stand out on LinkedIn.

2016 112

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.

2017 91

How to Network Into the Goldmine of Hidden Executive Jobs

Executive Career Brand

If you’re in any way involved in executive job search, I’m sure you’ve often heard and read that networking – face-to-face, on LinkedIn and elsewhere online – plays a key role in landing a good-fit gig. Most of my executive job-seeking clients understand the value of networking.

2017 84

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. Sick of being ignored by your network?

2017 57

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 80

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 105

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

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

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

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

2016 68

3 Ways To Make Your Online Networking Count

Executive Career Brand

The best way to land your next great-fit gig is networking – fortified by targeting and personal branding built around your value to target employers. Along with so many other aspects of executive job search in the digital age, networking has changed and expanded.

2016 77

How Do I Rebuild My Network for Executive Job Search?

Executive Career Brand

4 Steps to Revive and Expand Your Network. We discuss the fact that, by far, networking is the best way to land a job and that job boards yield dismal results. They’re concerned, and rightly so, that they neglected their network once they landed their current or most recent job.

2016 87

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

Modern Networking Manners for Your Career

Competitive Resumes

We know networking is essential to success in business and career management. I think the book, The Etiquette Edge; Modern Manners for Business Success by Dr. Beverly Langford is perfect for those who are struggling with networking as a thing rather than networking as a way of life.

2016 98

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.

2015 104

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 120

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

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

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

Essential LinkedIn Networking Connections for College Students

Blogging4jobs

Every other Sunday we’ll feature content for the job seeker that’ll help them grow their network and excel professionally. Don’t forget to check out our exclusive Job Network. . You are on LinkedIn and want to start networking!

2014 38

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. On top of that, the networking implications are huge.

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

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 107

3 LinkedIn Networks You Don’t Know You Have

Career Realism

You already know you have a LinkedIn network (and hopefully it’s a large one). But do you know you actually have a total of four LinkedIn networks? Related: 15 Ways LinkedIn Can Supercharge Your Job Search Results. Your first LinkedIn network is made up of your first-level connections – all the people you are directly connected to on LinkedIn. On the new page that appears you will see an overlay that allows you to search LinkedIn.

2014 46

LinkedIn Networking 101: What Not to Do

Career Realism

One very important aspect of sales is networking. As career professionals, we often discuss how to network. Networking is a bit counter-intuitive. Most of us go into a networking situation thinking, “What do I need to get out of this?” Let’s face it.

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.

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.

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