How to Use LinkedIn to Find a Job

How to Use LinkedIn to Find a Job: A Great Profile Is Not Enough

There’s an old saying that goes something like, “A great website that is not promoted is like a billboard stored in your basement.” This sentiment reminds me of LinkedIn members who have strong profiles but are invisible. For those figuring out how to use LinkedIn to find a job, they must consider what a successful […]

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9 Things Recruiters Expect from Your LinkedIn Profile

It’s not enough to throw together a LinkedIn profile, paste in some resume info, then leave it alone to somehow work its magic. You have to think about an important group of people using LinkedIn on a daily basis: Recruiters. 94% of recruiters use LinkedIn to screen job candidates. This is what they expect when […]

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Top 15 Career Coaches and Job Search Experts to Follow on LinkedIn

Maintaining a presence on LinkedIn is a vital part of any job search, whether you’re actively submitting resumes, hoping to attract recruiters, or keeping an eye out for new opportunities. Writing a great LinkedIn profile is the first step. To gain a further leg up, follow people dedicated to helping job seekers make the most […]

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10 Impactful LinkedIn Headline Examples from Real People

Your LinkedIn headline is one of the most visible sections of your LinkedIn profile. It stretches across the top of your profile page, is attached to your newsfeed posts, and is displayed under you name in other users’ “People You May Know” sections. Whether it’s being viewed by your business contacts, prospective sales leads, or a […]

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How to Add Special Characters to Your LinkedIn Profile (and Why You Shouldn’t!)

LinkedIn breathed some life into its stale interface with a recent Facebook-esque redesign. While some users have taken this as a cue to flood your feed with tired memes, LinkedIn has retained its reputation as the straight-laced, corporate social network. That’s not a bad thing. LinkedIn is the place for professionals. For the same reasons […]

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The Only Way Recruiters Will Find You on LinkedIn

Whether they’re actively job seeking, awaiting recruitment, or grooming their professional persona, LinkedIn is where serious professionals come together. Recruiters know it. 87% of recruiters use the platform to vet and source job candidates, more than Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat combined. Simply being on LinkedIn is not enough. To catch the eye of […]

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8 Tips To Create the Perfect LinkedIn Profile

Your professional history is the basis of your LinkedIn profile. You can create an overview of your past experience, job duties, projects, and volunteer work. Your colleagues can write you recommendations and vouch for your skill set. You can list skills that would be an asset to a potential employer. LinkedIn has a robust Jobs […]

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Jobscan LinkedIn Optimization: A Complete Guide

LinkedIn Optimization with Jobscan Here at Jobscan, we’ve leveraged our resume scanning and optimization technology and researched recruiter behavior to help job seekers and in-demand professionals increase their searchability and get more out of their LinkedIn profiles. With Jobscan LinkedIn Optimization, you see exactly how your profile scores for the jobs you want and receive actionable tips […]

5 Ways Recruiters Find Candidates

Recruiters succeed where applicant tracking systems (ATS) fail. While ATS have the ability to store and sift through resumes based on desired skills, they alone cannot make final judgment calls about candidates. Because applicant tracking systems have flaws, thankfully, recruiters do not rely solely upon them for finding candidates. Recruiters use a variety of sourcing techniques […]