Posts tagged “LinkedIn profile”

4 things you need to remove from your LinkedIn profile

We've broken down lists and lists of things you need to include on your LinkedIn profile, and how you can optimize and improve your LinkedIn profile - but many of you don't realize what you need to remove from your LinkedIn profile. Just like your resume, there are little details on your LinkedIn profile that you must pay attention to. In the case of your LinkedIn profile, it is even more important to pay attention to these details because your [...]

5 things you must do before upgrading your LinkedIn account

LinkedIn now has over 225 million users worldwide, and most of those professionals have chosen to stick with the free account. There have been rumblings that LinkedIn is limiting the visibility for users with free accounts, but does that mean you should upgrade to an Executive account and pay your monthly or annual fee? We think not. Many users are not using LinkedIn on a daily basis and haven’t even bothered to fully optimize their profiles – so an upgrade [...]

How to attract recruiters to your LinkedIn profile

Any recruiter will tell you that they are signed on to LinkedIn.com every single day. Why? Because recruiting has taken on the saying of “out with the old and in with the new”. When LinkedIn came onto the scene, the entire profession of recruiting instantly changed. Instead of using traditional methods to source candidates, they now have hundreds of thousands (and now millions) of candidates right at the tips of their fingers. Without having to leave their desks, they are [...]

Does your resume deserve my attention?

A tribute to the Olympic Style Career Seeker! As with most Olympic sports, the margin of error in finding a job can be so slight that it often feels as if we had no control over the final call. In both cases this can be true, but for the most part your success can be determined beforehand through months of preparation. As Sun Tzu (The Art of War) says, "Every battle is won before it is ever fought.” Let’s not kid [...]

How to really use the apply with LinkedIn button

The usual – and often correct – assumption is that visibility is credibility.  On LinkedIn this is still true to some extent, but…and that is a very large BUT, only if you have optimized your profile. Make sure you have done enough networking online to populate your profile with sufficient connections and recommendations to prove your credibility. LinkedIn has reached a point where you may be considered unprofessional if you don’t have a profile.  It’s easy to create – you’re visible [...]