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LinkedIn is a big part of job searching these days. Not only will potential employers check your profile after you apply, but many recruiters will find you through the site as well. With that in mind, it’s important to make the best use of your account. You could write a book (and someone probably did) …

One of our most popular blog posts was about adding a “View my LinkedIn Profile” button to an email signature, but so long ago we thought it deserved an update. Just a couple of weeks ago, we released a stylish ‘View my business profile on LinkedIn’ button that you can read more about here and …

LinkedIn has been an invaluable resource for me over the past 10+ years. I used it for: Connect with thousands of professionals. Obtain two million tonnes of depleted mussel shells in two months, whereas a supply department of nine people could not do so in three years. Identify potential suppliers of multifunction photocopiers / scanners …

Having an eBook is a fantastic way to present yourself as a thought leader and subject matter expert in your field. LinkedIn is a great place to present the eBook to your network and potential buyers. But publishing an eBook can be a daunting task. There are many elements that go into creating an eBook, …

The new year will be here in a few short weeks. Whatever you think of your career in 2016, you’ll need a presentable and strong LinkedIn profile. Whether you’re planning to change jobs, build muscle at your current job, or plan to launch a new business next year, your online presence is important. Here are …

Your LinkedIn profile gives you a fantastic opportunity to showcase your strengths to potential employers and other businesses. There are a number of tips and tricks you can use to make your LinkedIn profile stand out and give yourself the best chance of landing your next big job or contract. Let’s take a look at …

Listen to the recording of this blog post: Did you know that LinkedIn gives you the ability to present your LinkedIn profile in multiple languages? It’s a feature I’m dying to try out (on someone else of course as I’ve never mastered a language other than English), and frankly, I’m not fluent either. english. A …

Recruiters notice how you use your LinkedIn profile. Malloreigh / Flickr LinkedIn can make or break your chances of getting an interview – you probably already know that. But just like your CV, what you forget about your profile is just as important as what you keep there. As for the latter, we’ve given you …

Whether you are a salesperson, recruiter or job seeker, optimizing your LinkedIn profile is crucial to your professional success. Check out the tips below to help you fully optimize your LinkedIn profile and look like a pro. 1. Your name – Is your name the same on all the social networks you are on? If …

If you have a LinkedIn profile – and I hope you do – you’ll want to let people know that. You can do this easily by sharing the website address (URL) of your LinkedIn profile. The only problem is that the URL LinkedIn assigns to your profile won’t look pretty. Until you create your custom …

B2B professionals around the world agree that LinkedIn is a great way to network with potential business partners. But many executives and sales professionals find themselves willing to network and interested in meeting new people (or even getting tons of views every week)… but not very convinced that their LinkedIn profiles showcase their strengths. When …

Do you have a LinkedIn profile that you think is not being used to its optimum capacity? Wondering how to improve it for your business or organization? LinkedIn is the # 1 corporate social network and it can be incredibly useful when you know how to take advantage of its features. It wasn’t that long …

Two every second is the number of people joining LinkedIn as new members, many of whom hope to tap into the platform’s rich resource for industry contacts, new clients and partnership opportunities. This means that by the time you finish reading this article, you will have an average of 350 people and expect to compete …

In the business environment, the image you convey as a professional is your most important asset in gaining a competitive advantage in your industry. Carefully building and communicating your image can help you close new business and grow your business. Once you’ve created it, your LinkedIn profile is the benchmark of your personal brand. Searching …

Dear LinkedIn member, People look at your LinkedIn profile, and they laugh at what you, in a public forum, have decided to present as your professional identity. Last week, five people (who chose to remain anonymous) scrolled through your hobbies and skills and burst out laughing at each one. When they went over your work …

Everyone now has a LinkedIn profile, so yours needs to stand out, and there’s an easy way to do it that a lot of people still don’t bother to do. These are called working samples. This is a relatively new feature in LinkedIn (especially if you’re one of those people who don’t check your profile …

Flickr/San Sharma Before anyone reads a single word of your LinkedIn profile, they’ve already formed an opinion about you. That’s because the first thing recruiters see is your photo, and that can be the difference between someone clicking through to your profile or not. In a recent LinkedIn positionJames Caan, CEO of Hamilton Bradshaw Group, …

Daniel Goodman / Business Insider If you’re like most job seekers, you probably use LinkedIn. As a thriving professional hub, you can stand out among potential employers, meet like-minded people, and showcase your experiences, talents and successes. Additionally, a professional looking LinkedIn profile can significantly strengthen your personal brand and position you as the winning …

Do you have a LinkedIn profile? If so, you’re in good company, with over 300 million users it’s the world’s largest social network for professionals and one of the fastest growing social media sites. joining giants like Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Google + in terms of months active users. The professional use of social media …

If you are not yet registered on LinkedIn, consider the following: this is the the largest professional network in the world in line with more than 467 million members in over 200 countries and territories (updated in 2016). In fact, Professionals are signing up at an incredible rate of over two new members per second. …

This story originally appeared on Daily PR Being active on LinkedIn can help you win new business, find job opportunities, or attract potential clients. But you only have a chance of doing this if your profile gives people a full set of information about you, including your contact details, examples of your work, or any …

Attending a conference, networking event, or dinner often leads to “this” question. “So what are you doing?” Before, it was easy. You trotted out words like farmer, accountant, or even lawyer if you were brave. One word was enough. Today it can be a little more complicated. Today we have careers, businesses and personal work …

One of the frequently asked questions is: How do I create a custom URL for my LinkedIn business page? Here are some options: If your business name is one word, remove everything behind “company /” in the default URL, and add your company name. Example: REMARK: This isn’t a permanent URL change, but a custom …

Linkedin is the first social network for professionals. However, creating a profile has some drawbacks. Every job you have may not be great and you could run the risk of attracting a bad reference. Fortunately, Linkedin has an option to hide your profile from search engines. As a warning, it could take several weeks for …

PA The latest survey data indicate 94% of recruiters today use social media in their recruitment efforts. And it’s at all levels for short-term cooks to financial analysts. And yet, people are puzzled, or at least skeptical, as to why tools like LinkedIn are such a game-changer. Think of it like this: previously, only the …

If you were to Google yourself right now, what would you find? Your LinkedIn profile is probably one of the first search results you’ll see. If the idea that new clients, associates or recruiters find your profile makes you cringeit’s time for some TLC. Here’s the good news: it’s easy to stand out from the …

If you’re in business, chances are you’re on LinkedIn, which celebrated its tenth anniversary in May 2013 and now has more than 225 members worldwide. Recognized as the most “professional” of social media sites, LinkedIn is considered an essential place to connect with others in business. And while it’s likely you already have a LinkedIn …

by @NandoRecruit 1. Keywords in your profile Search engine optimization is key on LinkedIn; if I can’t find you, I can’t hire you. Your profile on LinkedIn should be a snapshot of your journey, which is why it’s called your Linkedin profile, not Linkedin novella. And those are the keywords that will get you in …

This article was originally published on Trak.in LinkedIn is the most popular network among professionals. However, we continue to make common mistakes on our LinkedIn profile and then blame the network. This article discusses six common mistakes along with tips that will help you improve your LinkedIn profile. LinkedIn, one of the largest professional networks …

There’s a lot of debate about whether or not you should include a photo of yourself on your LinkedIn profile. Most of us don’t include them in the resumes we send out, and recruiters scan online profiles as if they were scanning resumes. If you include a photo, you are allowing yourself to be discriminated …

If you are looking for a job, LinkedIn is useful for finding jobs, developing your professional network and posting your CV in the hope of being discovered. Completing all of your LinkedIn profile items will give you an edge, but there’s also an additional (and little-known) feature to enable. While LinkedIn allows recruiters to upload …

Professional social network LinkedIn has steadily expanded its presence outside of its platform through integrations with Twitter and Microsoft Outlook and by opening up the platform’s API. And since LinkedIn takes its data and status updates from users outside the network, the company has reinforced its sharing and privacy options for users. And LinkedIn is …