Category Archives: LinkedIn

9 signs you’re running the LinkedIn marathon

Lately one of my connections told me she needs a break from LinkedIn. Without naming names, I’ll tell you she’s a prominent figure on LinkedIn. I’ve seen her daily on my homepage feed for as long as I can remember. Because she told me she needs … Continue reading

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10 reasons why your LinkedIn profile photo is important to me

I published this post less than a year ago, but the need for a photo on your LinkedIn profile can’t be emphasized enough.  One day a customer of mine came up to me appearing quite irritated and told me he … Continue reading

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5 reasons why LinkedIn Recommendations should get more respect

In my house the basement is designated for the stuff we barely use or bicycles that my kids ride in warm weather. It’s not the type of basement that is a finished “man cave.” I give it no thought until the … Continue reading

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7 things to think about before including your LinkedIn profile URL on your job-search documents

I often get this question during a Résumé Advanced workshop or other workshops, “Should I include my LinkedIn address on my résumé?” My answer to this is, “Sure, as long as your profile will serve you well.” This is to say, your LinkedIn … Continue reading

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4 reasons why your LinkedIn profile needs a strong Media section

This article marks the third of making your LinkedIn profile stronger. The previous two talked about your Summary and Experience sections. Before you read any further, I’d like you to take a moment to read one of the most comprehensive articles … Continue reading

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3 reasons why you need a strong LinkedIn Experience section

While I’m amazed that some people don’t have a LinkedIn Summary, I’m just as befuddled by folks who don’t see the value of a strong LinkedIn Experience section. When employers and visitors see a profile that lacks details in this … Continue reading

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4 reasons why you need a strong LinkedIn Summary

I still remain perplexed that some LinkedIn members put little effort into their Summary section, or don’t have one at all. Would you go to an interview or business meeting without shoes? Of course not. So I wonder why people … Continue reading

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