Having a LinkedIn Profile today is not the option it was in the early 2000s. To not have one in 2023 is declaring yourself out of touch. To not be active on it is a professional shortcoming. While it is unlikely that LinkedIn will ever replace document or file-based resumes in the foreseeable future, it may not be the best place to post your resume. And here’s why. Continue reading Should You Post Your Resume on LinkedIn?
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LINKEDIN HAS A NEW SEO FEATURE FOR ARTICLES
Mistake that many LinkedIn members make: using the platform to post their resume. Period.
LinkedIn’s power as a professional networking platform is fueled by being active in promoting your thought leadership. One impactful way is by publishing articles. Continue reading LINKEDIN HAS A NEW SEO FEATURE FOR ARTICLES
LINKEDIN HAS ADDED A NEWSLETTER FEATURE
Job seekers and career changers should convey to prospective employers a strong knowledge of their industry. LinkedIn has a new feature to help you do this by Continue reading LINKEDIN HAS ADDED A NEWSLETTER FEATURE
10 Ways to Increase Your LinkedIn Profile Search Results
Increasing search appearances is an ongoing process. Each LinkedIn member receives search results customized specifically for them, based on their LinkedIn network (connections) as well as what LinkedIn calls “relevancy to the searcher.” You can successfully optimize your Profile and increase search appearances by consistently doing the following: Continue reading 10 Ways to Increase Your LinkedIn Profile Search Results
LinkedIn Profile Advice from 1944: Location, Location, Location
Harold Samuel coined the phrase “Location, location, location” in 1944 when he founded Land Securities, one of the United Kingdom’s largest property companies. In 2021, his quote is as valid today when it comes to being found and searchable on your LinkedIn Profile. Continue reading LinkedIn Profile Advice from 1944: Location, Location, Location
Networking on LinkedIn ~ Take the Polar Bear Plunge
The polar bear plunge is held during the winter when participants enter a body of water despite the extremely low temperature. For LinkedIn members who have used the premier business networking site as just another online place to download their résumé, putting their toes into the networking waters often freezes them into inactivity.
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Top Ten 2020 LinkedIn Changes for your 2021 Career Branding
1. Record a 10-second message next to your Profile name to create audio appeal. This feature is especially beneficial for your Profile visitors if you have a hard-to-pronounce name.
2. The new “Dwell Time” method of classifying content and algorithm weighting based on time actually engaged on content can give you 48+ hours for your thought leadership content to gain new traction and visibility.
3. Combine Dwell Time with the autonomous post tool to build engagement and feedback on your topics.
4. Set-up video networking meetings and informational interviews directly in Messages on mobile with Zoom, Microsoft Teams and Verizon. Continue reading Top Ten 2020 LinkedIn Changes for your 2021 Career Branding