Tag Archives: LinkedIn profile

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

Posted in Career Search, LinkedIn | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Career Search, LinkedIn | Tagged , , , , , | 20 Comments

12 egregious mistakes you don’t want to make with your LinkedIn profile

I’ve reviewed many profiles as a workshop facilitator and LinkedIn trainer. Many profiles are well constructed, while others are not indicative of future success. Is it easy to create a compelling profile that gets noticed in a positive way? Not … Continue reading

Posted in Career Networking, LinkedIn | Tagged , , , | 18 Comments

5 sections of a résumé and LinkedIn profile that show your value

It’s often said that the employer is the buyer and you’re selling a product, you. As impersonal as it seems, it’s true. Your product is excellent. You’ve achieved great success in the past and will continue to do so in … Continue reading

Posted in LinkedIn, Résumé Writing | Tagged , , , , , , | 7 Comments

10 Lame excuses for neglecting LinkedIn

Are you on LinkedIn? That’s my favorite question of the day. Some of my customers say no, and we leave it at that. But others turn their nose up at the greatest online networking application out there and give me … Continue reading

Posted in Career Search, LinkedIn | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

2 important hints about LinkedIn endorsements

When you endorse your connections’ skills and expertise, do you simply click Endorse next to the skills with the highest number of endorsements? You may not be doing your connections a favor by doing this; but it’s not entirely your fault. … Continue reading

Posted in Career Search, LinkedIn | Tagged , , , , | 10 Comments

Dear College Students, here are 3 steps to take when connecting with your alumni on LinkedIn

Dear College Students, Now that your profile is in tip top shape, it’s time to think about how, as a new college student, to connect with other LinkedIn members. It’s time to develop your online network. To help you do … Continue reading

Posted in Career Networking, Career Search | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments