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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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Why do I need LinkedIn recommendations with my “free account?”​ (updated 2021)

Here’s why. You are vetted by others without your knowledge, who search LinkedIn to learn more about you and your online reputation. According to industry sources, hiring managers are heavy users of LinkedIn, even if you’re not actively looking for a new position. Did you know: 87% of recruiters use LinkedIn specifically to find candidates …

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Job Seeking? How to Get Your Resume Viewed by Ruthless Resume Bots (ATS)

Waiting to hear back after submitting a job application isn’t a pleasant feeling. What’s even less pleasant is the feeling that your resume got overlooked. And you don’t know why because you’re ideally suited for the position. Why was my resume rejected? Something as simple as using a certain font or margin size can eliminate …

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LinkedIn FREE account: get smarter people search results with Boolean logic on LinkedIn

Sometimes only a couple of hits emerge from a LinkedIn search when you need as many as possible. Here’s how to use the right modifier for your LinkedIn people searches.

Websites don’t refer, people do. How to use LinkedIn to build your online reputation premium.

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. But how do you earn their trust on LinkedIn? 1. Comment on their content with insightful remarks, drawn from your area of expertise. Your activity is then shared with their …

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Are you fed up with LinkedIn notifications?

Now a #Microsoft division, #LinkedIn has rolled out silent changes that I will continue to share with you, just to stay ahead of the curve. Let’s mute that chatter! Here’s the easy fix: adjacent to your LinkedIn photo icon located in the far right top menu bar, you adjust your preferences and voila, you’re done. …

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How to get more of your LinkedIn invites accepted

Since the Microsoft acquisition, LinkedIn has encouraged you to upsize your network of connections with some new tools. One of these tools is auto-generated professionals who match others already in your own network. LinkedIn terms this group as “People you may know.” You’ll see them under your network tab in the top menu bar. Should …

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LinkedIn for Lawyers: Build a legal legacy, earn referrals

You are invisible to the professional universe if you’re not active on LinkedIn. Your referrals come from people, not websites. And LinkedIn has your solution to ethically build your legacy, right now and earn referrals. Any time of day. Here is a LinkedIn lawyer sample that as a guide. LinkedIn is the de facto online directory for finding professionals …

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