How to Write and Get Great LinkedIn Recommendations

Professional Resume Services

People have different opinions about LinkedIn recommendations. When you work with a LinkedIn profile development expert, they will likely tell you they are important to have from a quality standpoint rather than a quantity standpoint. What to Include When Writing Recommendations.

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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.

Challenge: Give A Recommendation

Career Realism

Challenge: Give A Recommendation. Today’s Work It Daily Challenge is to give a recommendation. Giving recommendations is a great way to show your appreciation for them. Today, challenge yourself to give a recommendation to someone. You can do this using LinkedIn.

3 Persuasive Ways To Use LinkedIn Recommendations

Career Realism

3 Persuasive Ways To Use LinkedIn Recommendations. Everyone knows you should get recommendations on LinkedIn, but few are aware of the most persuasive ways to use them to get your dream job. RELATED : 3 Ways To Ask For LinkedIn Recommendations.

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. Ask For A Recommendation Via Email First.

3 Persuasive Ways To Use LinkedIn Recommendations

Career Realism

Everyone knows you should get recommendations on LinkedIn, but few are aware of the most persuasive ways to use them to get your dream job. Related: How To Ask For LinkedIn Recommendations. So, How Do You Get Great Recommendations?

4 Tricks For Getting Awesome Letters Of Recommendation

Career Realism

4 Tricks For Getting Awesome Letters Of Recommendation. This can include anything from failing to inform or keep references up-to-date on your current status to asking for letters of recommendation in a panic due to a prospective employer’s request during an interview.

10 Tips for Getting Recommendations on LinkedIn

Position Ignition

LinkedIn has over 200 million members in over 150 countries. There are many facets of LinkedIn, of which getting recommended is but one, albeit an important one. The power of the site’s tools and methodologies are starting to show how impressive a community has been created. Networking Social Media and Branding

LinkedIn Endorsements Vs. Recommendations [Aired 4/21/14]

Career Realism

In this episode of LinkedIn Labs, J.T. discuses the difference between LinkedIn endorsements and recommendations and explains why they are both useful. The post LinkedIn Endorsements Vs. Recommendations [Aired 4/21/14] appeared first on CAREEREALISM.

LinkedIn Endorsements Vs. Recommendations [Aired 4/21/14]

Career Realism

In this episode of LinkedIn Labs, J.T. discuses the difference between LinkedIn endorsements and recommendations and explains why they are both useful. The post LinkedIn Endorsements Vs. Recommendations [Aired 4/21/14] appeared first on CAREEREALISM.

5 People You Should Ask For LinkedIn Recommendations

Career Realism

LinkedIn recommendations are a tremendous asset to your job search. You can quickly and easily point a potential employer to your LinkedIn profile and they’ll be able to see verifiable references and recommendations of the quality of your work and the results you deliver.

Do LinkedIn Recommendations Really Add Value?

The Undercover Recruiter

By now we have probably all seen the new LinkedIn endorsements which allow you to easily click endorse your connections. As lovely as this is and everyone likes to be endorsed, from a recruiter’s point of view, nothing beats a written LinkedIn recommendation.

3 Ways To Supercharge Your LinkedIn Recommendations

Career Realism

Just how important are LinkedIn recommendations? Related: 3 Ways To Get Discovered On LinkedIn: The Thought Leadership Strategy. Input that example in the search line at the top of your screen on LinkedIn. Review the recommendation when it’s received.

How to Ask for an Introduction or a Recommendation for a Job on LinkedIn

Hiring Technical People

I have a large LinkedIn network. So it’s not surprising that I receive requests from people for introductions or recommendations for a job. And, there is a huge difference between asking for an introduction and asking for a recommendation. LinkedIn makes it easy to do that.

How To Get The LinkedIn Recommendation You Want [Aired 4/28/14]

Career Realism

In this episode of the LinkedIn Lab, J.T. will show you how you can get the best recommendations for your LinkedIn profile. She gives you examples of how to approach someone whom you’d like a recommendation from along with telling how to pick out the best person to ask.

How To Ask For LinkedIn Recommendations: Air Date 12/16/13

Career Realism

In this episode, JT discusses the best ways to go about asking for LinkedIn recommendations. These are another important part to leveraging LinkedIn to benefit you. The post How To Ask For LinkedIn Recommendations: Air Date 12/16/13 appeared first on CAREEREALISM.

Job Seekers Guide to Referrals, Leads, Recommendations and Endorsements

Blogging4jobs

Job seekers will dramatically improve their odds of success with referrals and recommendations. A recommendation can be written for you as a physical letter or on your LinkedIn profile. Try to get both a written letter and a LinkedIn recommendation.

Surprise Someone with a LinkedIn Recommendation

Executive Career Brand

Surprise Someone with a LinkedIn Recommendation is a post from: Executive Career Brand. Twice earlier this year I opened my email inbox to unexpected LinkedIn recommendations awaiting my approval or revisions. I WANTED to recommend them, to help them in this small way. It’s also just about the best way to prompt them to reciprocate with a strong recommendation for you. Related posts: How to Get the Best LinkedIn Recommendations.

How To Ask For LinkedIn Recommendations

Career Realism

In all of the conversations I’ve had with recruiters and hiring managers, I’ve never once heard that a weak recommendation cost a candidate consideration for an opening. It’s not likely that a silly recommendation on your profile will damage you. How To Ask For LinkedIn Recommendations.

Twitter vs LinkedIn for Executive Job Search Networking

Executive Career Brand

Many of my clients consult me about which social media platforms – LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Instagram, YouTube, etc. – LinkedIn and Twitter are the ones I recommend most. Executive Job Search LinkedIn Twitter networking

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5 Tips For Asking For A LinkedIn Recommendation

Career Realism

Optimizing your LinkedIn profile, building your number of contacts, and participating in groups are all actions to contribute to raising your LinkedIn visibility. Compiling LinkedIn recommendations is among the best strategies for raising credibility. Job Search LinkedIn

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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4 Reasons You Might Not Get Recommendations On LinkedIn

Career Realism

It was easy to get recommendations when you were six. Have you ever asked a LinkedIn Connection for a Recommendation and heard… nothing? They days turn into weeks, and you know darn well they’re active on LinkedIn because you see them in your feed? LinkedIn recommedation

5 Ways to Improve Your LinkedIn SEO and Reach More Employers

Competitive Resumes

Job seekers who want to take charge of their online job searches need to start applying search engine optimization (SEO) techniques to their social media profiles – especially LinkedIn. Listen to LinkedIn SEO with Susan P Joyce. Use these terms on your LinkedIn profile and elsewhere.

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Recommendations, Referrals, References and What They Mean

Hiring Technical People

I also don’t participate in recommendations for pay. I do participate in recommendations for people with whom I’ve worked in the past and appreciated their work. If I think you’ve done something nice for me, I write you a recommendation on LinkedIn. Recommendations, referrals, and references are all different. Recommendations are helpful. job offer network recommendation reference referral

How Do I Find Jobs on LinkedIn?

Ms. Career Girl

The post How Do I Find Jobs on LinkedIn? LinkedIn has rapidly become the leading job search platform where members from every industry and job function can: Quickly find career opportunities in any location. Receive automatic recommendations and notifications based on job searches.

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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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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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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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The LinkedIn Rules You Should be Following

Professional Resume Services

LinkedIn can be an extremely valuable tool for executives. LinkedIn isn’t difficult to use, but there are some unwritten rules about etiquette that many executives overlook. Give Endorsements and Recommendations.

2017 130

Letters of Recommendation

Evil HR Lady

Also, I asked my manager for a letter of recommendation and was told that because he was a Director, he was not allowed to write one. I have never had a situation where my direct manager could not write letters of recommendation. So, those of you who are still reading are wondering "when in the heck is she going to get to the letters of recommendation part?" I also feel that the recommendations on LinkedIn are worthless.

Letters of Recommendation

Evil HR Lady

Also, I asked my manager for a letter of recommendation and was told that because he was a Director, he was not allowed to write one. I have never had a situation where my direct manager could not write letters of recommendation. So, those of you who are still reading are wondering "when in the heck is she going to get to the letters of recommendation part?" I also feel that the recommendations on LinkedIn are worthless.

What Not to Do With Your Executive LinkedIn Profile

Professional Resume Services

LinkedIn profile development is essential to your success. Setting up a LinkedIn profile can be just as tough as putting together the right resume, especially if you aren’t particularly savvy with the Internet. Don’t Confuse LinkedIn with Facebook.

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Why Shouldn’t You Treat Your LinkedIn Profile in Quite the Same Way as Your Resume?

Professional Resume Services

Your resume and LinkedIn profile should never be one and the same! Professional Resume Services can show you a better way to use LinkedIn. When you’ve finally got it just how you want it, you may be tempted to copy and paste the information into your LinkedIn profile.

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Networking and Recommendations | Hiring Technical People

Hiring Technical People

→ Networking and Recommendations Posted on October 11, 2010 by johanna People often use my network to ask me for back-door references about people I know. But one thing I am happy to do is to provide a recommendation on LinkedIn. But a recommendation is not a reference.

What Employers Look for on LinkedIn

Professional Resume Services

Your executive LinkedIn profile can help you get a job. Today, it’s more important than ever for individuals to pay close attention to their LinkedIn profile to boost their chances of getting hired. Ask for Recommendations.

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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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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?

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How to Use LinkedIn Wisely During Job Search

Ms. Career Girl

The post How to Use LinkedIn Wisely During Job Search appeared first on Ms. LinkedIn, the social networking website geared toward professionals and job-seekers, is the perfect place to hone your targeted approach to job searching. Include Recommendations and Endorsements.

2016 194

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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