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2017 Executive LinkedIn Profile Trends

linkedin profile guideThe LinkedIn Profile and Usage trends for 2016 are still relevant. It is still important to make your profile app friendly, capitalize on the multimedia features, start publishing on LinkedIn’s Pulse and make your profile resume-like with personality.

Maximize the returns from your LinkedIn efforts. Here are the 8 Executive LinkedIn Profile Trends we are seeing for 2017:Continue Reading…

3 LinkedIn Hacks to Build Clout Within Your Company

 

linkedin hacks build clout companyAs an executive you have a lot of responsibilities within your company. Responsibilities, which if carried out properly, can help you build a lot of influence or power within an organization.

Fortunately LinkedIn has become a sort of one-stop-shop tool for executing many responsibilities an executive may face, from hiring the best talent to finding new vendors. Use the tips below to leverage LinkedIn and build clout within your organization.Continue Reading…

How to Turn Your Passion into a Career

 

Turn Your Passion into a CareerToday’s economic times force you to look at where you are. Working for a sizable paycheck or for notable prestige isn’t fulfilling enough for most people during challenging times—or anytime for that matter.

We want…heck, we NEED to feel internally fueled by our work.

Turning your passion into an intrinsically rewarding and financially sustainable career is the dream of many, yet truly achieved by only a few.

Here are the steps you can take to put you on a path of turning your passion into your next career move – followed by the steps you need to take to make it happen:Continue Reading…

2016 Executive LinkedIn Profile Trends

 

2016 executive linkedin profile trendsThe LinkedIn Profile and Usage trends for 2015 are still in effect, as it is still important to make your profile app friendly, capitalize on the multimedia features, start publishing on LinkedIn’s Pulse, and make your profile resume-like with personality. However, with the multitude of LinkedIn’s changes this year, it has cultivated a new crop of trends that will enable executive job seekers to get the most from their LinkedIn efforts. Here are the 6 Executive LinkedIn Profile Trends we are seeing:

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8 Places You Didn’t Think to Look for a Job

 

places you didnt think to look for a jobWhen people are on the job hunt they often make the mistake of assuming that all the jobs that are available to them are on giant job boards. Nothing could be further from the truth.

In fact, speaking as a recruiter, I can tell you from firsthand experience that spending all your time on job boards is a waste of time. The big ones in particular have less lenient rules for job postings so you may find yourself spending a lot of time wading through less than spectacular job opportunities.

The good news is that there are a ton of other places to look for work. Use our list below of places you didn’t think to look for a job to help you expand your search.Continue Reading…

How to Make Sure Recruiters Contact You with New LinkedIn Design

New LinkedIn DesignLinkedIn recently rolled out a new profile design for Premium members. In a few months time all LinkedIn members will have the new design which includes a larger profile picture and customizable header image.

This may present new challenges in terms of people contacting you. After all, new changes means new features to keep up with. If you’d like to make sure recruiters are contacting you on LinkedIn:Continue Reading…

How To Get The Job As An Outsider

Get the Job as an OutsiderIt’s no secret that executive level positions are often times given to internal employees. They’ve been with the company a while, they know how it works and the company already feels comfortable with them.

This can present some unique obstacles to an outsider trying to get in. However, it’s not impossible to make a move to an executive level position in another company. All it requires is learning how to leverage the obstacles to your advantage.Continue Reading…

3 Clout-Building LinkedIn Techniques for Advancing Executives

clout-building LinkedIn techniques As an executive you have a lot of responsibilities within the company. Responsibilities, which if carried out properly, can help you build a lot of influence or power within an organization.

Fortunately LinkedIn has become a sort of one-stop-shop for many responsibilities an executive may face, from hiring the best talent to finding new vendors. Use the tips below, inspired by LinkedIn’s 2014 company presentation, to leverage LinkedIn and build clout within your organization.Continue Reading…

How to Use LinkedIn Groups

Networking with LinkedIn groupsWhen it comes to networking on LinkedIn professionals have to do way more than just setting up a profile. Users must engage with each other, share content, and take action in order to get the most out of this social media platform. Fortunately, LinkedIn groups let you do all of that and more.

According to the LinkedIn website, these groups are like online forums where professionals in the same industry (or with similar interests) can connect with each other, share content, and position themselves as experts within their field.

The following are some effective ways you can use LinkedIn groups to your advantage:Continue Reading…