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Job Search with LinkedIn – Getting recommendations

The best way to obtain high quality LinkedIn recommendations is to treat them similarly to obtaining formal recommendation letters: Contact only those people who know you well and can provide specific examples of your strengths and differentiators. For each person you ask to write a LinkedIn recommendation, provide them with three skills that you’d like … Continue reading

Job Search and LinkedIn Profile / Please Polish it

“If a candidate doesn’t complete their profile with their relevant experience, it makes it hard to determine their qualifications when recruiting,” says Jason Woolwine, senior recruiter at Apptio, Inc. Continue reading

Job Search / Your online profile could harm

We’ve all searched our own name online (come on, admit it), but how many of us have really checked out our search results thoroughly? And how many of us might be more vigilant if we thought a potential employer was doing exactly the same thing? We spoke to online profile management experts Veribo to find … Continue reading

Job Search / How to Clean up Your Online Profiles

Here are five ways to protect your online profiles during a job search. Continue reading

LinkedIn / Your Profile When You’re Unemployed

This may sound odd, but if you’re unemployed, you actually have BETTER opportunities to promote yourself on LinkedIn than other users. Openly displaying your personal brand and skills is simpler than fretting over the possibility that your boss is reviewing your Profile changes with suspicion. Still, marketing yourself on LinkedIn when you’re openly seeking a … Continue reading

LinkedIn | Most overused profile words | Most Important Part of Your Profile | Mistakes Killing Credibility

Most overused LinkedIn profile words of 2011: creative, organizational, effective – PC Advisor If you were really as “creative” as your resume claims, you’d use different terminology to showcase your skills, according to LinkedIn’s 2011 list of most overused words and phrases. The online professional network, whose membership has ballooned from 85 million a year … Continue reading

LinkedIn Skills / How to optimize

LinkedIn Skills is a means of adding a skill set to your profile in your areas of expertise to help users build an enhanced profile that matches searches while at the same time introduces users to the top people, companies and also jobs that are seeking a specific skill set. Read More @ HOW TO: Optimize … Continue reading

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