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7 Ways an Effective LinkedIn Profile Will Improve Your Job Search


effective LinkedIn profileEven with the continual changes that LinkedIn makes to profile set-up and setting options, one thing hasn’t changed: to improve your odds of landing your executive dream job, you need an optimized LinkedIn profile. It is important to stay on top of ongoing changes that can affect job seekers in being found by recruiters who use LinkedIn to find talent. How your LinkedIn profile is written is as important as ever.

You can check out an example of LinkedIn’s profile setup, along with explanations of the various aspects, here:

In terms of effectiveness for your job search, here are 7 ways optimizing your LinkedIn profile will improve your job search – dare I say?? – overnight: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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Unemployed? 3 Suggestions for a Powerful Executive LinkedIn Profile


powerful executive linkedin profileHow to handle your employment status on your LinkedIn profile when you are unemployed is a question many executives ask when they are in between positions.

One major issue you may run into is that your status may drop when you do not have a “to present” position listed on your profile. For example, if you have an end date for your last position on your LinkedIn profile and you do not have a current position, your status may drop from “All Star” status to “Expert” status. This can make it more challenging for your profile to be ranked higher in search results and for people to find you.

The question then becomes, how do you keep a high status and preferred search result ranking while remaining truthful about your employment situation?

However, there are a few things to keep in mind to make sure your profile is being viewed as much as possible.Continue Reading…