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3 Ways to Update Your LinkedIn Profile on The Sly

Here's how to update your LinkedIn Profile on the sly - away from the prying eyes of bosses or co-workers.

3 Ways to Avoid The #1 LinkedIn Headline Mistake

Hoping to attract attention with your LinkedIn Profile? You'll have a better chance if you change the site’s most critical piece of information – your Headline – from the default option of your current job title. Too often, LinkedIn users don’t take the time to change this default (which is automatically picked up when you … Continue reading 3 Ways to Avoid The #1 LinkedIn Headline Mistake

Has LinkedIn Thrown a Wrench in Your Executive Job Search?

Worked for hours on your resume to add success stories and details, without so much as glancing at your LinkedIn Profile? If you're not getting results, then your resume might not be the problem. It’s important in today’s digital sourcing world to pay as much (if not MORE) attention to your LinkedIn Profile than your … Continue reading Has LinkedIn Thrown a Wrench in Your Executive Job Search?

Are You Making This Critical Mistake on LinkedIn?

Dumping your resume content straight into each section of LinkedIn—and calling it done? If you’re still assuming that your resume will stand in for your Profile, you’re doing yourself (and your job search) a disservice. Here’s why: your resume might be well-written and contain solid achievements—but that doesn’t mean it was developed for online reading … Continue reading Are You Making This Critical Mistake on LinkedIn?

Trying to Make Your LinkedIn Profile Private? It Won’t Happen

Trying to keep your LinkedIn Profile information hidden from the prying eyes of your boss or colleagues? To paraphrase an old advertising slogan:  Sorry, Charlie. There’s no way to add information on LinkedIn and prevent it from being seen. The confusion arises when LinkedIn users see the option for a Public Profile and believe its … Continue reading Trying to Make Your LinkedIn Profile Private? It Won’t Happen

The #1 Misconception About LinkedIn SEO

Trying to become more prominent or "findable" in employer LinkedIn searches? Forget about customizing your LinkedIn Profile URL. A common misconception among LinkedIn users (and even experts), changing your LinkedIn Profile URL doesn't affect your findability inside the site. Repeat - it has NO effect on being found by a recruiter or user trolling LinkedIn … Continue reading The #1 Misconception About LinkedIn SEO

Watch Out for These LinkedIn Myths

Updating your LinkedIn Profile, but worried that you’ll somehow slip and expose your job search, or otherwise “out” yourself to your boss? Before you log in, panic-stricken, to change the controls on your Profile, read this first! LinkedIn settings—and the visibility associated with them—not only change often, but are regularly misunderstood, as shown by these … Continue reading Watch Out for These LinkedIn Myths

Announcing LinkedIn for New Grads!

New to using LinkedIn for your job search? Eager to leverage social media to land the job you want? Get a copy of my all-new, FREE guide to getting started on LinkedIn, providing you with the cutting-edge strategies and insider knowledge you'll need to create a distinctive online identity. This Quick Guide covers everything you need to know about strengthening your digital presence, … Continue reading Announcing LinkedIn for New Grads!

Quick Fixes to Improve Your LinkedIn Profile

When you first joined LinkedIn, it made sense to fill minimal facts to get your Profile up and running, allowing you to begin connecting with others. However, if it’s been a few months and you still have a bare-bones Profile, it probably won't generate any results for your job search. Even if it does attract visitors, they’ll … Continue reading Quick Fixes to Improve Your LinkedIn Profile