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Profiles that are considered “complete” by LinkedIn’s standards receive 40 times more “opportunities” (contacts from prospective hiring managers and recruiters) than incomplete profiles, according to the social networking site.

Filling in your profile improves your chances of being found by people searching for you specifically, or someone with your qualifications, credentials, and background. And that’s true …

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Use Your Resume To Update Your LinkedIn Profile

 

 

Your LinkedIn profile should align with your resume, although the two should not be exactly the same. The work history listed in your profile should definitely match up with your resume — this is an easy check for prospective employers to make. However, your profile should complement — …

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Get Your Resume in the Hands of a Recruiter

Working with a recruiter may be one strategy you consider in your job search. You may be approached by a recruiter (sometimes called a “headhunter”), or you may wish to make contact yourself. While you may find your next job through a recruiter, it’s important to understand …

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Your profile photo on LinkedIn is very important. Did you know that profiles with pictures attract 50-70 percent more inquiries than profiles without pictures?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here are some tips for your LinkedIn photo:

  • Don’t use an old photo. There are few things worse than meeting someone for the first time and not recognizing them because the profile on …
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It’s not about quantity, it’s about quality. If you keep your answers short, and bite that “flapper of a tongue,” you may actually land a job.

One of the most critical times to have poise while speaking is during an interview. Talking too much is one of the problems hirers have with interviewees.

WHAT IF YOUR TONGUE …

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Writing Your LinkedIn Profile Summary

The “Summary” section of your LinkedIn profile is a vital part of your LinkedIn presence. You have 2,000 characters to give readers a brief snapshot of who you are.

The first 2-3 sentences need to instantly get your prospects interested in your profile — or, even better, get them excited about reading …

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How to Write an Attention-Getting LinkedIn Headline

The LinkedIn Headline and the first 2-3 sentences of your LinkedIn Summary are critical to making connections and securing opportunities from recruiters and hiring managers.

You can learn a lot about developing your profile from online dating sites — because the concept is the same. You have to get someone’s …

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Having an online presence on LinkedIn can be important in your job search. Your LinkedIn profile can present your credentials to prospective employers and hiring managers, increasing your chance of securing an interview.

 

The Role of Keywords In Your LinkedIn Profile

Keywords also play an important part in being found by people who don’t know you on …

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