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How to Write a LinkedIn Summary (About Section): Examples and Tips

The LinkedIn summary or “about” section is often under-utilized by LinkedIn users. Many leave it completely blank or type in a short tagline better suited for a LinkedIn headline or a resume summary. But whether you’re using LinkedIn to find a job, market your business, or build your professional brand, the summary section is important real […]

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The Only Way Recruiters Will Find You on LinkedIn

LinkedIn is where motivated professionals come together and recruiters know it. 87% of recruiters use the platform to find or vet job candidates, more than all other major social media networks combined. If you’re serious about your job search, simply having a LinkedIn profile is not enough. To get found by recruiters on LinkedIn, you must cut through […]

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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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Top 15 Job Search Experts to Follow on LinkedIn for 2018

Update: Check out the 2019 list of top 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 […]

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How to Add Symbols 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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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 […]