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A new customer recently sent me his LinkedIn profile URL and asked me what I thought of his title. Reading it, I cringed my teeth. It started with: The voice in my brain was screaming, “No, no! Working with hundreds of recruiters and hiring managers these days, I can tell you using words like Jedi …

LinkedIn Profile Tips for Taking Advantage of the New 2018 Layout Once again, LinkedIn updated the profile design. The top header of your profile now displays more relevant details that you want people to learn about you immediately after viewing your profile. Here are some LinkedIn profile tips to help you get the most out …

In light of the digital revolution, social networks like LinkedIn are now replacing old-fashioned recruiting tactics like headhunting or dry email exchanges. They also allow flexibility and offer direct access to professionals at all levels in a multitude of industries. An online presence with LinkedIn is beneficial for both engagement and brand awareness, as company …

We often encourage our clients to add media (links to sites relevant to their business, videos, presentations, etc.) to their LinkedIn profiles. This is yet another opportunity to share information and expertise. Media sharing also adds interest to profiles beyond words and makes profiles multidimensional. If you’ve ever wondered how to add media to your …

LinkedIn is a popular and widely used social media platform. Registered LinkedIn accounts have reached around 467 million, and that shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon. The vast majority of these accounts are in poor condition. Chances are, you can use a LinkedIn profile overhaul as well. LI can be compared to Facebook …

Dear Liz, I had my last job for three years. The business was shrinking all the time, but my CEO was ready to retire anyway. He finally sold the business last summer. I was fired with a package and took time off. Now I’m looking for a job and it’s going pretty well. I have …

I hate to tell you this, but if you treat LinkedIn like an old-fashioned Rolodex, you’re wrong. Almost every industry uses LinkedIn to find and assess candidates, and more than 90% of recruiters rely on the site, according to data from the Society of Human Resource Management. So your profile cannot just be a storage …

Just as it makes sense to regularly update your resume, you want to regularly update your other career branding tools, including your LinkedIn profile. If you are in job search mode, the target audience for your LinkedIn profile is the recruiter. You want recruiters to find your profile when they search, and you want your …

11. Show your heart There is a section dedicated to describing your volunteering experience, role you played and cause, as well as a place to write a detailed description. You can also grab the specific opportunities you are looking for, such as joining a nonprofit board or providing free advice. You can also include causes …

Photo credit: Shutterstock Do you know if your LinkedIn profile is helping or hurting your career? Watch on Forbes: Whether you continually spend a lot of time on your profile or haven’t even looked at it in years, you probably know that LinkedIn is a powerful tool for increasing your visibility, connecting with decision makers, …