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The hard truth about soft skills

In an increasingly automated world, the essence of being human is becoming more important. Possessing and developing soft skills is valuable not only because of increased machine learning and AI, but because soft skills are transferable across industries if your career plan is to pivot. Recruiters and hiring managers can’t find or vet you without …

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How to engage better with a Recruiter via LinkedIn

https://resumelinkup.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/Resumelinkup-14.mp4 Here is an important tip for YOU! Making sure that you are able to be reached by recruiters is game-changing. Inserting your contact info on your LinkedIn profile allows for anyone to contact you about a potential job.

4 Strategies You Probably Aren’t Using for LinkedIn Business Prosperity (part 2)

Your company page is a great way to solidify your reputation and build trust with your clients and prospects.   Company pages encourage people to get to know you, your company and staff. You can feature your employees behind your brand and show how customers use your products. Using these strategies can help you improve …

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Why you should be looking beyond the advertised job listings

Understanding where to look for job listings can be tricky. This tip from Kurt VandeMotter, #1 Texas Forbes Executive Recruiter, can help with looking for future jobs. Make sure to never forget that there are jobs beyond the online listings you may see daily.  

4 Strategies you probably aren’t using for LinkedIn Business prosperity (part 1)

Think of LinkedIn as a business forum: business owners investigate options and vet companies for potential partnerships or business deals. Having a LinkedIn presence creates exposure for your company and legitimizes your brand. Because LinkedIn is a popular and trusted website, its company pages are highly ranked by Google, which means people can view your …

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Never shared before: How to write an optimized About section for your #LinkedIn profile

Daily searches for “vetting” professionals are conducted on LinkedIn, more than a billion searches with 750+ million members who may be active daily. During those searches for professionals like you, there are precious seconds spent on your profile before moving to the next one. It is three seconds, to be precise. This outline is written …

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How to spot your own tipping point by D. B. Wienke

It’s a book about change, something on our agendas for 2021. Malcolm Gladwell’s The Tipping Point is an examination of the social epidemics that surround us. In particular, it’s a book that presents a new way of understanding why change often happens as quickly and as unexpectedly as a sneeze. Small, barely noticeable changes will amass …

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How to earn trust from your #LinkedIn network of connections by D. B. Wienke

Websites don’t refer; people do. But how do you earn their trust on #LinkedIn? Four quick suggestions for you! If 1 out of 3 adults is visiting LinkedIn daily, you want to stay visible and create traction with your connections by offering insights from your expertise. 1. Comment on their content with insightful remarks, drawn from …

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Aren’t you feeling EXTRA ready to unplug from work and connect with family and friends over food? #LinkedInEditors

How many of you have already drafted your out of office message, and have it scheduled to turn on at 5PM on Wednesday? It can be a great strategy to step back from social media during your time off and take a few days to reflect on the year that has almost passed, as well …

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Should You Use ‘Open to Work’ on Your #LinkedIn Profile to Attract Recruiters?

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A LinkedIn colleague of mine @AndyFoote recently asked his network to respond to a poll of the ‘Open-to-Work’ photo frame on LinkedIn headshots. The results confirmed something I already knew to be true: recruiters are looking for the right candidate, not the right job seeker.  The new “green ring” does not serve as a “green light” …

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