Tag: LinkedIn

LinkedIn Profile Headline: Make it or Break it

If I see another user’s LinkedIn profile headline that says “Unemployed,” I am gonna scream!!! Listen up, people. “Unemployed” is not a job. It is not a goal. It is not positive. It basically is shouting out to the world that you are in a bad place. Your headline should reflect your goal. Your target…. Read more »

LinkedIn Endorsements: Helping or Hurting?

Hate them or not, LinkedIn endorsements are here to stay. Dismissed by many as something as easy to do as a Facebook “like,” many career industry experts and recruiters saw this new feature as pure fluff that made trading endorsements akin to “I’ll scratch your back if you scratch mine.” But social media experts have… Read more »

Don’t Be This LinkedIn User: Case Study of What NOT To Do

LinkedIn is an amazing networking resource, and you get to connect with an amazing array of individuals. The positive benefits far outweigh the negatives. But what one person did recently was so awful that it bore writing a blog post about it. As an open networker, I have no problem connecting to people. That’s what networking… Read more »

Don’t Be A Job Search Turkey!

Thanksgiving is upon us, and while most people’s thoughts turn to the annual feast and associated family gatherings, it’s important to remember that for job seekers, their search continues on. For them and anyone else contemplating changing job, it is important to know that there are certain things that shouldn’t be done to avoid being… Read more »