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    Job Hunting Hack: Get Hired From a Single Post

    One simple tactic on LinkedIn can lead to your absolutely ideal job. This approach is especially important if you do NOT have the qualifications, work history, education or experience that would make you a perfect candidate.

    So, if you have a strong interest or great enthusiasm but nothing on your resume that qualifies you, here’s …

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    How Soon Should You Update Your LinkedIn Profile

    You just started a new job. You are bursting at the seams.

    You want EVERYONE to know. But … Are you wondering:

    After starting a new job … How soon should you update your LinkedIn profile?

    Of course … You are excited. You really want to tell everyone.

    However, give yourself two weeks.

    Yes, two …

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    Is LinkedIn Important for Job Seekers?

    By definition, every job seeker is a seller of self. The recruiter and the hiring manager, on the other hand, are the buyers. Buyers are obligated to perform due diligence before making commitment to sellers. Now, I’m sure that you the reader do not stretch the truth, exaggerate the facts, or even occasionally lie on …

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    10 Things Your LinkedIn Profile Should Reveal in 10 Seconds

    Some people call LinkedIn the Facebook of the working world. While the platform definitely draws comparisons, employers don’t search it to be updated on your latest party or to play Candy Crush. They want to learn more about you and your professional experience.

    Once an employer reaches your profile, they’ll want to know some things …

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    8 LinkedIn Updates to Make Yourself More Hirable

    When you’re on the job market, you can call on your LinkedIn connections — school affiliations, friends, friends of friends, former employers or coworkers — for assistance. Useful information is at your fingertips. Pity the poor job seekers of yesteryear who had to spend far more time for far less payoff.

    But when you’re looking …

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    How To Establish Your Personal Brand As A LinkedIn Influencer

    Building a personal brand comes through through increased visibility online and establishing yourself as a leader in your industry. One of the best ways to achieve this is to create compelling content that is shared on social media. LinkedIn is a top spot for professionals, and allows for your articles to get more traction.

    Original …

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    Successfully Use LinkedIn InMail to Attract More Sales

    In the midst of hundreds of sales messages each day it is important to send out LinkedIn communication the right way for your personal brand. In order to gain the respect and attention of your network you need to appear professional and establish authentic relationships first.

    How can your personal brand attract more sales through …

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    Time to Clean Up Your Act

    It’s Spring Time!

    At least in the northern hemisphere.

    Which means … it’s time to take a look at the way you are exposing and expressing yourself to the world.

    It’s time to take a look at your your social channels and your plans for using them.

    There is no wrong answer

    More and more …

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    Mastering Your LinkedIn Profile

    How often do you look at other people’s LinkedIn profiles?

    How often do you look at your own LinkedIn profile?

    If the answer to the second question is never … it’s time to bite the bullet.

    Take 5 minutes and read this post, then go to your LinkedIn profile and do a quick sanity check …

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    Mastering Hygiene on LinkedIn

    Have you done a LinkedIn Checkup lately?

    If not, now is the time.

    It won’t take long and it’s not hard.

    Over the last few weeks I have written a series of posts about Mastering LinkedIn. The topics were purposely short and consumable. I created short videos for each of them and posted the written …

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