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Stand out on LinkedIn. Getty It’s a new year… and it’s already flying by as we move forward into the shortest month on the calendar! It’s the perfect time to give your LinkedIn profile a facelift. In fact, more than 95% of recruiters research LinkedIn to find candidates to present to their clients. LinkedIn is …

This is the weekly Careers newsletter. If you are reading this on the web or someone has emailed you this newsletter, you can sign up for Globe Careers and all Globe newsletters here. Already Leonard is a Calgary-based freelance writer and journalist. Jes Thompson was browsing LinkedIn about a month ago when she came across …

If a tree falls in a forest, but no one hears it, does it make a noise? I like to think about this question when I browse LinkedIn profiles. Many of them are like that tree in the forest. No one hears or sees their profile. The point is, there are some missteps experienced professionals …

Barbie has a LinkedIn profile, and it’s more useful (and slightly less rosy) than you’d probably guess, if you still think of America’s plastic sweetheart as a beach girl from Malibu driving a Corvette. , owner of Dreamhouse. Entrepreneur Barbie is a businesswoman. Current company? Dream incubator. (Photo by Mashable) “My new business is ‘Dream …

You can upload a CV directly to your LinkedIn profile, or via Easy Apply on job applications. Creating a personalized CV for your LinkedIn profile is essential to stand out in the job market. If the Featured section is disabled, you can still add your CV via the “Add Section” option. LinkedIn can be a …

The legal world is competitive and it can be difficult to stand out from other lawyers offering the same services. LinkedIn gives you the opportunity to show how you differentiate yourself from other lawyers in your field. This is the social media platform that professionals trust the most and where you can focus your attention …

If a new job is looming for you this year, you are probably focusing on updating your legal resume. Although your CV is a threshold requirement for applying for a job, it is seen by a limited audience. In contrast, your LinkedIn profile is visible by hiring partners, legal recruiters, and lawyers in and outside …

As you now know, LinkedIn is a powerful networking tool. I look at LinkedIn profiles every day and find that many users are not making the most of their profile. The number of characters changes regularly; here are some current figures on the characters: check your profile and be sure to enjoy it! • First …

Recruiters regularly search for keywords using “and”, or “or” no “in their searches to find potential candidates on LinkedIn. This is called Boolean logic. Three recruiters told Business Insider how job seekers can optimize their profiles for the Boolean methodology. They suggested including keywords on your profile and resume that are relevant to your background …

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the labor market and left many unemployed. Applications have skyrocketed since the coronavirus outbreak earlier this year, while vacancies are just starting to increase. LinkedIn is one of the most popular job search platforms. Rob Cancilla, an executive recruiter and career coach who reviews hundreds of profiles per week, and …

Last September, CU switched to LinkedIn Learning and extended access to all employees and students. This e-learning platform enables users to take advantage of thousands of courses, videos and certification practice content to broaden their professional skills. One of the benefits of this platform is the ability to connect your personal LinkedIn profile to LinkedIn …

While updating your resume might be second nature to you, one of the overlooked feats is revamping your LinkedIn profile. Having a well-designed LinkedIn Page is the most effective way to get the most out of this powerful social media tool. Recruitment consultant for executive search firm Michael Page, Ranjan Dua, agrees: “This is the …

If someone comes into your physical office or into a store or boutique, will you greet them with glasses? Or maybe wearing a Steve Jobs mask or a motivational quote? No, you won’t. You will greet them with a smiling face and a courteous look. How would you like your customers to locate your physical …

It is possible to add a promotion on LinkedIn and strengthen your professional reputation as you progress in your role. You can easily update your LinkedIn profile to include your new job status, and even choose to share it with your network in the process. Here’s how to add a promotion to your LinkedIn profile, …

The online learning and professional development platform used by faculty and staff at the University of Colorado will be upgraded in September when Lynda.com becomes LinkedIn Learning. LinkedIn Learning retains the popular features of Lynda.com while providing a more personalized learning experience. These upgrades will help faculty and staff learn new skills or hone their …

I recently read an article that perfectly summarized how LinkedIn should work for all of us. The article quoted Artie Isaac, who said, “Looking at my LinkedIn profile is a lot like meeting me.” If only we could all say that. After all, the whole point of being online is to make it easier to …

As students prepare for the world of work, I demand that my Report II students have a LinkedIn profile. Why? Well, let’s start with the fact that this is a network now home to 500 million users in more than 200 countries around the world. More importantly, I believe the site is a great research …

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 …

Post a suitable photo. It’s key advice from LinkedIn experts, who say reviewing and tweaking vital sections of your LinkedIn profile can improve the impression you make online, regardless of your status as a job seeker. Chris Brown, Director of Talent Management Solutions for LinkedIn Canada, says the numbers prove the value of polished profiles …

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, …

Once an employer reaches your profile, there are a few things they will want to know right away. David Loh / Reuters Some call LinkedIn the Facebook of the workplace. While the platform definitely makes comparisons, employers aren’t looking for it to catch up on your last night out or to play Candy Crush. They …

With its biggest desktop overhaul ever, LinkedIn is fighting the good fight against distraction. The 2017 updates help reduce clutter on the platform and deliver a more focused experience on all fronts, especially your personal profile. But, just like a garage full of trash, improving things only makes a real difference if you get rid …

LinkedIn is the social media platform that business owners need to pay attention to. (Photo credit:… [+] Marcio José Sanchez, AP) Of all social media platforms, LinkedIn is the most important for professionals. According to Richard Lowe, Jr., author of Focus on LinkedIn: Create a personal brand on LinkedIn to earn more money, generate leads …

Does your LinkedIn profile title just show your current job title and company, for example “Account Manager for Company XYZ” or “Marketing Manager for ABC Inc.”? If you really want to stand out, avoid this boring approach and instead play around with your title to make it more interesting. “Your title is the most ‘real …

It’s amazing that when it launched in 2003, LinkedIn garnered the attention of barely 20 new signups per day. But now you are visiting the site and you will be lost among tons of profiles, names, job titles and status updates. It’s easier to ignore your LinkedIn profile when you’re not looking for a job, …

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 …

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 …