Category: LinkedIn

5 Easy – but Important – LinkedIn Profile Tips

  1. Don’t duplicate your resume. They should complement each other. The LinkedIn profile reinforces your brand,showcases unique attributes, and conveys personality. The resume presents accomplishments and relevant contributions to a targeted audience. 2. You NEED a good headshot photo, whether it’s  done by a professional photographer or not, you need to look professional in it. 3. Security […]

Easy to Implement LI Improvements

Here’s a few tips for your LinkedIn profile that are easy to implement improvements and tips! Remember in Easy LI Tips: Part 1, I mentioned how your LI profile should NOT be a copy/paste of your resume. Check out the rest of that post’s tips too. Personal/Profile Pic: Make sure your personal pic is professional […]

Easy LinkedIn Tips – Part 1

  First, keep this in mind:  LinkedIn profiles are generally more narrative as I mentioned, so we aren’t simply repeating your resume (a big no-no).  They can show more personality and summarize/combine your career to illustrate your story more, and, should ALSO still include all the appropriate key words/skills in an easy to read format, […]

Pros & Cons: “People Also Viewed” feature on LinkedIn

According to LinkedIn, the “People Also Viewed” feature on LinkedIn shows a list of other profiles like yours, for example, other people with similar job titles and industries.  This feature CAN help you find other professionals in your industry and/or area (etc.) to grow your network – good, right?What this may do for job seekers, is […]

How to Up Your LinkedIn Game

Did you know that 94% of recruiters use LinkedIn to source and vet candidates, according to Jobvite? Is it time to ‘up your LI game’? Ideas inside…