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Seven Strategies for a Better LinkedIn Experience

| August 29, 2015

Grab Seven Strategies for LinkedIn as a PDF. You’re welcome! 1. Claim your URL Instead of having a long complex URL for your LinkedIn profile ‘claim’ your personal space by clicking on the ‘gear’ symbol next to your present LinkedIn URL (see image below). This will take you to a settings page where you can […]

Grab that LinkedIn Archive

| July 3, 2015

Just a quickie here folks – something invaluable to do in about 90 seconds, requesting your LinkedIn Archive. I learned about this from a Viveka Von Rosen tweet (Twitter @LinkedInExpert). This archive contains a wealth of information – for example the ‘connections’ file which contains the first name, last name, email address, current company and […]

6) Perform an in-depth examination of your LinkedIn profile

| December 11, 2014

While attending a workshop on using Social Media (and specifically LinkedIn) in your job search/career exploration I stumbled over a new (actually I am not sure if it is new or if I just never noticed it before) feature of LinkedIn. It’s the ability to produce a PDF that contains all the information in your […]

3) Getting (and giving) Recommendations on LinkedIn

| December 5, 2014

Recommendations are like gold on LinkedIn – especially for those who may be transitioning from one field to another and/or are re-entering/entering the workforce after an absence (which could be due to being overseas, raising a family, caring for loved ones or moving from being a freelancer back into a more ‘conventional’ job) or education. […]

Tough Talk from a Military Recruiter (part 3 of 3)

| October 27, 2014

This is part 3 of a review of Sultan Camp’s article titled “Congratulations on Your Military Service… Now Here Are 9 Reasons Why I Won’t Hire You” on the Career Attraction blog . Although his piece is aimed at those transitioning from employment in the military to looking for jobs in civilian life it has […]

Tough Talk from a Military Recruiter (Part 2 of 3)

| October 24, 2014

This is part 2 of a review of Sultan Camp’s article titled “Congratulations on Your Military Service… Now Here Are 9 Reasons Why I Won’t Hire You” on the Career Attraction blog . Although his piece is aimed at those transitioning from employment in the military to looking for jobs in civilian life it has […]