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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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.

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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. The privacy of your LinkedIn profile is something many people aren’t sure how to handle.

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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 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?

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.

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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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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.

2017 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.

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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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

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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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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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

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

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

Everything You Should Know About LinkedIn Endorsements

Professional Resume Services

LinkedIn endorsements can be incredibly valuable when used efficiently! If you’re new to LinkedIn, or just noticed the endorsements feature, there are some things you need to know. The point is to highlight your skills and post them on your LinkedIn profile for everyone to see.

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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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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

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

Keeping Your Head Above Water: Our Top Four Secrets for Surviving on LinkedIn

Professional Resume Services

LinkedIn profile development can help keep you afloat. Constructing a professional LinkedIn profile doesn’t have to be extremely difficult. When it comes to LinkedIn profile development , you have to understand it needs to be constructed differently from a resume.

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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.

2016 60

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.

2016 62

9 Networking Groups You Should Join

Career Realism

9 Networking Groups You Should Join. Everyone should know by now that networking is the best way to find a job. Related: 10 Common Networking Mistakes To Avoid. Unfortunately, people do not know how to network (one day I will probably write a short book on how to do it).

2016 60

4 Ways To Be Memorable On LinkedIn

Career Realism

4 Ways To Be Memorable On LinkedIn. If you are a job seeker who has just started your search, it is likely that you are already feeling overwhelmed with everything that is available to you both online and from in-person networking events. Choose your LinkedIn headline carefully.

2016 62

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

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.

5 Smart Ways To Get Noticed On LinkedIn

Career Realism

5 Smart Ways To Get Noticed On LinkedIn. During my first months of using LinkedIn back in 2007, it often seemed like I was trying to make my voice heard above others with MUCH bigger microphones! Related: 5 Mistakes That Are Killing Your LinkedIn Profile.

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.

2016 121

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.

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Do These Myths About LinkedIn Help or Harm?

Professional Resume Services

There’s a lot of advice out there about how to make the most of LinkedIn. LinkedIn is one of the best online social networking tools you can use to help land the job you want. Myth #2 – LinkedIn is Only Beneficial for Job Hunts.

2016 57

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.

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

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.

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.

2016 61

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.

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3 Painless Networking Tips For People Who Hate To Network

Career Realism

3 Painless Networking Tips For People Who Hate To Network. Do you see networking as too complicated, too time-consuming, and too fake? We’re all way too busy, and we’ve all seen the slimy schmoozer who’s given networking such a bad name—we don’t want to be like that.

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?

2016 60

Oops! What NOT to Do While Networking on LinkedIn

Resume Bear

I am forever grateful to my LinkedIn network and love doing whatever I can to help my connections in their networking efforts. With a large network, that’s a lot of effort and a big time investment, but it’s all worth it and I love to pay it forward.

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

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