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

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.

2017 106

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

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

4 Clues Your LinkedIn Strategy is Working

Career Realism

This means your profile is circulating well in LinkedIn. You have enough connections, groups, and activity on LinkedIn that your profile is starting to reach (and interest!) People are reaching out to you—both on and off LinkedIn. Social Media clue linkedin social media

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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. Are there problems with your current strategy ?

2017 57

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

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

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. Job seekers receive all sorts of guidance including conflicting—and often contradictory–advice regarding their resumes, cover letters, and interviewing strategies.

2016 62

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

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

5 Clues Your LinkedIn Strategy Needs Help

Career Realism

So you signed up for your free profile on LinkedIn. Now you’re wondering if your LinkedIn profile and strategy are actually working. Here are five key signs that you need to re-think or re-energize your strategy. People are Confused About What You Offer.

6 Bold Job Hunt Strategies to Try

Competitive Resumes

In 1990, this was a useful strategy but in 2015, not so much. If someone offers immediately to reciprocate then ask without inundating them (wash my hands, feet, clothes, and car please will get you block if you know what I mean). This article first appeared on LinkedIn Pulse.

2016 42

“Optimizing LinkedIn Profiles for Job Search”

Resume Bear

LinkedIn continues to gain momentum as a resource utilized by both internal and external recruiters to find well qualified candidates. A quality LinkedIn profile is quickly becoming an essential element of a complete career marketing package.

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. Here are 10 of the most common LinkedIn networking mistakes that I see: 1. Instead, use the “ Introduction Request &# feature on LinkedIn.

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5 Tips from a LinkedIn Jedi

Resume Bear

The man who wrote the book on LinkedIn shares his secrets to becoming an expert social networker. Along the way, Gowel used LinkedIn to achieve each step; an experience, he says, that has made him into an expert on how to use LinkedIn to become a master networker.

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. Job seekers receive all sorts of guidance including conflicting—and often contradictory–advice regarding their resumes, cover letters, and interviewing strategies.

2016 62

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.

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

ResumeBear: The Missing Manual on LinkedIn Discovered

Resume Bear

The LinkedIn Rockstars, Mike O’Neil and Lori Ruff have been at it since early 2005. People asked “How can I get out of LinkedIn what YOU get out of LinkedIn?” Their solution: A LinkedIn Training Program to be held at the University of Denver sponsored by LinkedIn.

ResumeBear: Help Recruiters Find You on LinkedIn

Resume Bear

By now, most people know that LinkedIn is an excellent resource for improving a job search by allowing job hunters to make new contacts with recruiters and companies that might not have found them otherwise. career job Job Search job seekers jobs linkedin resumebear

LinkedIn Personal Branding Secrets for Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Check out the podcast I did with Mac Prichard (@ Mac_Prichard on Twitter) on LinkedIn, personal branding and executive job search — as part of his “ Find a Dream Job ” series. 077: Do You Know These LinkedIn Secrets with 
Meg Guiseppi. Build and Engage Your LinkedIn Network. Here are some selected excerpts from my lively discussion with Mac: Mac: LinkedIn has so many different options, and having a complete profile we know is important.

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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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7 LinkedIn Tips For Recent Grads

Resume Bear

With 100 million members in over 200 countries, LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network. It offers great opportunities to network, seek recommendations, and connect with people in your industry — that is, if you use it correctly.

How To Make A 30-60-90-Day Plan That Gets You The Job Offer

Career Realism

Related: How to Make a 30-60-90-Day Plan That Gets You the Job Offer. LinkedIn. LinkedIn is a fantastic source for company information. LinkedIn is a great place to search for the people who work (or have worked) at that company.

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4 LinkedIn Ways to Keep Your Personal Brand Top of Mind

Executive Career Brand

Use LinkedIn to remind them of your unique ROI to those employers, reinforcing your personal brand and good-fit qualities. As shown in this screenshot, the “Share an Update” button appears at the top of your LinkedIn home page, below your name and photo.

2015 112

How to Deal With Employment Gaps in Your Resume and LinkedIn Profile

Executive Career Brand

Executive recruiters and others assessing you through your executive resume and LinkedIn profile may red-flag you if they see long stretches of time, say a year or more, unaccounted for. Be sure to tweet and post LinkedIn updates regularly about your experience. →

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3 Reasons LinkedIn Is Crucial During Your Job Search

Career Realism

I recently offered a presentation to a group of about 50 mid-career job seekers on the topic of social media usage while job hunting. The top three social media sites, at least for the moment, are Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

2016 61

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.

How To Keep Recruiters From Skipping Over Your LinkedIn Profile

Career Realism

How To Keep Recruiters From Skipping Over Your LinkedIn Profile. Did you know that, according to a recent Jobvite study, an astonishing 92% of recruiters think of LinkedIn as integral to finding great candidates? Related: 6 Things Recruiters Want To See On Your LinkedIn Profile.

2016 61

5 Ways to Keep Your Executive Job Search Confidential on LinkedIn

Executive Career Brand

How to successfully job hunt on LinkedIn without people knowing. on LinkedIn. But, they’ll probably need to add to, or change, the content in their LinkedIn profile to position themselves as good-fit candidates for their target employers. Be careful with LinkedIn Groups.

2016 89

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. Tips for Creating your LinkedIn Summary. ?

Five Strategies for Leveraging Your Online Social Networks

Resume Bear

This article will provide five strategies for creating online social networking that will help you build your reputation and leverage your contacts. Five Strategies for Using Online Networking. Many employers search the Web prior to making interview invitations or employment offers.

LinkedIn Groups and Personal Branding: Showcase Your Subject Matter Expertise

Executive Career Brand

One of the ways LinkedIn adds value to overall career management and job search is that, when leveraged to full advantage, it can help keep you and your executive brand top of mind with your network. How to Use LinkedIn Groups to Position Yourself as a Subject Matter Expert (SME). ?

Your LinkedIn Profile Picture Maybe Killing Your Job Prospects

Resume Bear

The discussion moved from hiring techniques, to LinkedIn photos. Many of the folks in the room would agree with us that LinkedIn photos should be professional. But then she took one look at his LinkedIn profile photo. I don’t really consider myself an HR person.

3 LinkedIn Secrets That Will Help You To Get Noticed by Recruiters

Career Realism

3 LinkedIn Secrets That Will Help You To Get Noticed by Recruiters. I’m sure you’re already well aware of the great resource that LinkedIn can be to your job search, but did you know there are actually a few things you can do on LinkedIn that will help you to be noticed by recruiters?

2016 62

Take LinkedIn To The Next Level With These Tips

Professional Resume Services

I hope that by now you have a LinkedIn profile because this social media platform is one of the best ways to keep your career viable — if you use it wisely. How to get LinkedIn Premium features for less — who doesn’t like a bargain?

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3 Solid Strategies For Changing Careers

Career Realism

Your industry may not be quite as liberal, but see if you can apply or modify these strategies to achieve your dreams: 1. For you, making an impression could mean mailing in a unique package that showcases what you can uniquely offer and why they should hire you.

Give To Get the Best LinkedIn Recommendations

Executive Career Brand

If you’ve ever been in the position of assessing candidates for your employer (or as an employer), you know how impressed you are with those who offer stellar recommendations, whether on their personal marketing documents (resume, bio, etc.) or their LinkedIn profile.