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

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.

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Technology Is Essential to Employee Retention


Technology is one of those things. Many organizations use technology to recruit. Even if all you’re doing is posting jobs on LinkedIn, you’re using technology. This doesn’t mean that technology is a replacement for human interaction.

Put Technology To Work For You

Professional Resume Services

Technology can be an excellent employee, if used correctly. If you don’t have a smartphone, substitute “computer” or “remote control” or whatever technology you use. One problem with this employee of yours is that technology changes over time.

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

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

5 Ways to Boost Your LinkedIn Ranking #TechTuesday

The Undercover Recruiter

Whether you’re a job seeker, a recruiter, or just looking for new business prospects; you should never underestimate the power of your LinkedIn network. 5 Ways to Boost Your LinkedIn Ranking #TechTuesday.

2016 51

5 Reasons Your LinkedIn Profile Isn’t Working

Executive Career Brand

LinkedIn is an excellent tool for both passive and proactive executive job search. But they wisely realize that things can change at any time, so they want their LinkedIn profiles to be in place, and their personal marketing documents (resume, biography, etc.)

2015 117

What LinkedIn Skills Get You Hired?

The Undercover Recruiter

Thanks to LinkedIn, here are the the hottest skills which got people hired in the UK this year. The statistics are based on recruiting and hiring activity on LinkedIn, analysing the skills and experience of […]. What LinkedIn Skills Get You Hired?

2014 47

LinkedIn Alternatives for Online Resumes

Career Alley

The traditional resume is being slowly being outdated, and the number of networks that allow you to share your resume online (like LinkedIn) have grown substantially over the last few years. —This site gives you the option of using information from your LinkedIn page if you have one.

2015 96

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. ?

Social Media: When Sociology and Technology Collide


It’s a fusion of sociology and technology, transforming monologues (one to many) into dialogues (many to many) and is the democratization of information, transforming people from content readers into publishers. Technology fails because people fail. What is Social Media?

LinkedIn Job Search Technology

Career Brander

LinkedIn technology for job search series. In our next few articles we will show you free technologies available to leverage your LinkedIn profile and connections. Sometimes technology can be really cool and of low utility, and other times they can be less cool and of higher utility. Personal LinkedIn Heat Map. By hovering on any circle, I get a secondary window showing me; who that dot represents as well as their base LinkedIn information.

How I Accidentally Became One Of The Top 1% Viewed LinkedIn Profiles

Career Realism

How I Accidentally Became One Of The Top 1% Viewed LinkedIn Profiles. I would hope that most professionals these days understand the importance that LinkedIn has become in social media, Internet presence, and career advancement. RELATED : 7 Tips To Best Utilize LinkedIn.

2016 61

INFOGRAPHIC: The Evolution of Recruitment Technology

The Undercover Recruiter

Recruitment technology has changed extensively since the early days, and with the birth of social media it’s become a lot more interactive. INFOGRAPHIC: The Evolution of Recruitment Technology. Infographic Job Search Recruitment Recruiting TalentBin Technology

Ep 34 – HR Technology As a Bridge with Greg Rokos


I absolutely love technology. It’s an important part of my business, but what’s most hardest for me is getting started when it comes to new technology. Being flexible to change is especially important when it comes to technology in recruiting. Episode 34: How HR Technology Can Serve as a Bridge in Recruitment with Greg Rokos ( @gregrokos ). In addition to technology we cover topics like cost per hire and establishing a return on investment in your recruiting efforts.

How Technology Transformed the Recruitment Industry [INFOGRAPHIC] #TechTuesday

The Undercover Recruiter

Technology has played an incremental role in improving the hiring process. From Microsoft Word to the internet, technology […]. How Technology Transformed the Recruitment Industry [INFOGRAPHIC] #TechTuesday.

How To Use Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to Find a Job #TechTuesday

The Undercover Recruiter

Among other social media platforms, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are the three most popular social networking websites that you can use to boost your job searching process. Whether you are using Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn, tell people that you in search of a job position.

2015 54

Why Does LinkedIn Have No Serious Competitors?

The Undercover Recruiter

With millions of highly skilled employees on LinkedIn, the professional networking site is an essential tool for corporate and agency recruiters alike. Why Does LinkedIn Have No Serious Competitors?

2003 19

Job Search Technology for LinkedIn

Career Brander

LinkedIn is now growing at 7500 MPH. Below we examine several pieces of job search technology that are applicable to LinkedIn. Card Munch is an App that scans business cards through I phones and turns that business card into a contact and shows you that individual’s LinkedIn profile, their credentials, as well as the contacts that you have in common. The output creates a “rolodex” of business cards matched to LinkedIn profiles.

Is No One Visiting? Share and Write to Increase Your LinkedIn Profile Traffic

Career Realism

Share and Write to Increase Your LinkedIn Profile Traffic. If your LinkedIn is not receiving many views, and virtually no recruiter traffic, the culprit could be a stagnant profile. Related: 4 Ways To Be Memorable On LinkedIn. Is No One Visiting?

Could Google Rival LinkedIn With it’s New ‘Hire’ Platform?

The Undercover Recruiter

Firmly established as the primary social platform for modern professionals, LinkedIn has grown from a business networking tool to a powerful superdatabase brimming with prospective clients, customers, and sales leads. Its value to recruiters is immeasurable, and its popularity has led to many commentators labelling LinkedIn as peerless. Could Google Rival LinkedIn With it’s New ‘Hire’ Platform?

2017 20

15 Careers with Millions of Openings on LinkedIn

Evil HR Lady

Here are the top 15 jobs recruiters are looking to fill, according to LinkedIn’s job listings. Information Technology – 70,000+ jobs. To see the rest of the list and get some advice on career changes, click here: 15 Careers with Millions of Openings on LinkedIn. The post 15 Careers with Millions of Openings on LinkedIn appeared first on Evil HR Lady. Do you need a new job ?

2017 58

“Search is Getting Easier” – HOT Trend #5 in Recruiting Technology


Online candidate search is now a primary recruitment strategy that is receiving substantial improvement from new technologies. Technological enhancements and the use of Boolean logic and semantic search have helped bridge the gap.”.

Does My LinkedIn Profile Really Need a Photo?

Executive Career Brand

Does My LinkedIn Profile Really Need a Photo? If you think that HAVING a photo on your LinkedIn profile (and elsewhere online) may red-flag you for discrimination – age, weight, ethnic background, etc. It can make you seem out-of-touch with current technology and trends.

2011 94

How To Recruit On LinkedIn, Fast, Without Breaking The Bank


Can LinkedIn be an excellent recruiting channel to connect the right people with the right roles? LinkedIn is a professional network where people connect, exchange ideas and expertise, manage relationships, and look for jobs. Making LinkedIn a Better Recruiting Tool for You.

Embracing Mobile, Evolving Technology, & Generation C


Mobile HR Technology Can Fix Technology Downfalls. While mobile for some is arguably not a realistic platform for job seekers to store resumes and fill out applications, technology is constantly evolving to ease these pain points for job seekers and employers alike.

3 Ways To Get Noticed By Recruiters On LinkedIn

Career Realism

Simply joining LinkedIn isn’t enough. Like many recruiters, I fill a majority of my open roles using LinkedIn and I use this platform on a daily basis to identify and approach passive candidates. Related: How To Find The BEST Keywords For Your LinkedIn Profile.

2015 62

How To Keyword Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile

Career Realism

LinkedIn is a crucial part of any job search plan since over 90% of companies will now check you out on LinkedIn before calling you. And +97% of recruiters will source talent through LinkedIn. In order to be found, you must keyword optimize your LinkedIn Profile.

2014 52

Finding Face-to-Face: Technology Can’t Replace it Completely


Technology for Business? Anyone who knows me, knows that I am a huge fan of technology. Having thousands of connections on LinkedIn doesn’t make you smarter.

4 Keys to The Future of Human Resources Technologies & #HRTech


HR technology is a niche industry overshadowed by the likes of LinkedIn and Workday. click here to see my list of fundings, mergers, and acquisitions in HR technology). Do Investment Firms Really Understand HR Technology? It might be your HR technology.

The Easy Way to Boost Your Employer Brand: Get Your Employees on LinkedIn

The Undercover Recruiter

The Easy Way to Boost Your Employer Brand: Get Your Employees on LinkedIn. Employer Branding LinkedIn Technology content talent attraction talent brandEmployer branding is a forming a central part of talent attraction in today’s brave new world.

2015 35

Technology Will Not Replace a Handshake


This question addresses technology and the future of it. Of course, my brothers had total game control but every once in a while I was given the opportunity to “play” and learn how to work the game, the technology. The rapid forward movement of technology is nothing new.

Insights On LinkedIn Endorsements

Career Realism

LinkedIn endorsements have cracked open a new door on the digital chapter of quantifying skills in the professional world. LinkedIn endorsements allow you to ‘endorse’ a specific skill for your connections. The evening really picked up in a cool discussion about LinkedIn endorsements.

4 Ways to Wow Recruiters with Technology


QR Codes and technology seem to be everywhere especially when I’m traveling. As I begin to integrate QR Codes into my own business and marketing strategy with Xceptional HR, job seekers can leverage this technology to their advantage.

When Should You Connect with Recruiters on LinkedIn?

The Undercover Recruiter

The recruitment climate has become predominantly online based over the recent years due to the introduction of new business technology, and social media plays a central role in both job search and sourcing candidates. When Should You Connect with Recruiters on LinkedIn?

2015 44

7 Reasons Why You Need A LinkedIn Routine – Employed Or Not

Career Realism

7 Reasons Why You Need A LinkedIn Routine – Employed Or Not. As a Job Search Coach, one of the most common mistakes I see professionals making is spending too little time on LinkedIn. Yet, not only is LinkedIn a powerful job search adjunct; it’s also a formidable career management tool. Consider these statistics: LinkedIn is the #1 candidate sourcing tool used by recruiters. 96% of recruiters use LinkedIn to source candidates for open positions.

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.

2011 135

What are the Alternatives to LinkedIn for Sourcing and Networking?

The Undercover Recruiter

There’s no doubt that when it comes to sourcing online, LinkedIn is a paradise for recruiters. Boasting over 300 million members, LinkedIn has cornered the market as the social network of choice for professionals around the world.

Top 10 Corporate Employer Brands on LinkedIn


If you aren’t current on technology, you may be SOL. Seems like everyone and their dog are using LinkedIn nowadays to make more connections and find the perfect job or candidate. But looking at the top companies listed on LinkedIn, you’d better be handy with a computer.