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How to Draft The Perfect LinkedIn Profile Summary

How to Draft The Perfect LinkedIn Profile Summary | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it

With 93% of recruiters using LinkedIn to discover new talent and 89% saying they have hired an applicant through LinkedIn, you cannot afford having a profile that does not deliver results. A few changes can mean the difference between being “in the stack” of profiles searched and at the “top of the pile.” Your LinkedIn profile Summary is just the place to start. Human Psychology Demands a Digestible Summary: What Do You Do?


The first thing most people ask you at a party is “what do you do?”
They are not looking for your elevator pitch, executive summary and certainly not your life story. Rather they are submitting to a basic psychological need to process and understand information as a whole before delving into it’s detailed parts.

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3 expert tips for LinkedIn power users

3 expert tips for LinkedIn power users | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
LinkedIn-savvy networkers might feel like their profiles are already polished, but there’s always room for improvement. These three tips, from LinkedIn’s resident career expert, can help even the savviest users take their profiles to the next level.
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Fifteen tips to get the most out of LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter from a social media guru

Fifteen tips to get the most out of LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter from a social media guru | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
Consultant Bobby Umar has figured out how social media can work for a business. Here are his top tips for LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter
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New LinkedIn Inbox: Changes To Messages And Invitations

New LinkedIn Inbox: Changes To Messages And Invitations | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
  Well, folks, LinkedIn is at it again: significant changes to the LinkedIn inbox are beginning to roll out to members. In typical LinkedIn fashion, parts of the new inbox work and other areas a…
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LinkedIn's latest Lookup app will make it easier to connect with co-workers – Tech2

LinkedIn's latest Lookup app will make it easier to connect with co-workers – Tech2 | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
LinkedIn has launched a new standalone iOS app named LinkedIn Lookup which aims to help users know their co-workers better, either who work in the same organisation or users with a specific set of responsibilities and skills.
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The most viewed CEO profiles in Australia on Linkedin

The most viewed CEO profiles in Australia on Linkedin | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
And how to improve your own profile.
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6 Areas inside of LinkedIn with Character Limits

6 Areas inside of LinkedIn with Character Limits | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
Today’s quick tip is chock-full with information that I believe is really valuable. I’m frequently asked the character limits for messages, updates, profiles, and ads on LinkedIn, so I decided to…
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5 Ways to Stop Embarrassing Yourself on LinkedIn

5 Ways to Stop Embarrassing Yourself on LinkedIn | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
Sure, you love your good ole' boy photos. Just don't post them when you're trying to look professional.
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The Top 20 Countries Where Professionals Are Moving For Work Based on LinkedIn Data

The Top 20 Countries Where Professionals Are Moving For Work Based on LinkedIn Data | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
It’s not everyday that professionals decide to leave their country to pursue a new opportunity, but understanding more about those that do can tell us a lot about the health and vibrancy of our increasingly global economy. By analyzing the changes LinkedIn members made to their profiles in 2014, we
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10 Lessons I Learned From Getting 10,307 LinkedIn Followers

10 Lessons I Learned From Getting 10,307 LinkedIn Followers | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
Have you wondered how to get your article seen on LinkedIn Pulse? Would you like to grow your follower base on LinkedIn? In this article I discuss what I learned about LinkedIn Publishing while growi…
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Get Your Score: LinkedIn Makes the Social Selling Index Available for Everyone

Get Your Score: LinkedIn Makes the Social Selling Index Available for Everyone | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
The Social Selling Index (SSI) has been an important tool for sales professionals who want to go beyond social selling activities and measure how those individual efforts add up. We know that social selling is a vital component of success
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LinkedIn Publishing Goes Global with Localized Languages

LinkedIn Publishing Goes Global with Localized Languages | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
As professionals, we all have our own perspective on the world around us, but until recently, we didn’t always have the right platform to share it on. That’s why it came as no surprise that when we made it possible for all
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LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner has a rule for meetings that makes everyone more productive

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner has a rule for meetings that makes everyone more productive | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
Meetings should be a free flow of ideas.
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Understanding Your LinkedIn Company Page Analytics [Video]

Understanding Your LinkedIn Company Page Analytics  [Video] | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
Most people know LinkedIn as the premier social network dedicated to business. Unless you have closely followed its evolution since launching in 2003, you may have missed some updates. One of its ke…
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LinkedIn Acquires Fliptop To Accelerate Its Sales Solutions

LinkedIn Acquires Fliptop To Accelerate Its Sales Solutions | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
The world's largest professional networking website, LinkedIn has announced its acquisition of Fliptop, a leading provider of predictive sales and marketing software. The company says that Fliptop ...
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LinkedIn's newest app helps you learn more about your coworkers

LinkedIn's newest app helps you learn more about your coworkers | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
LinkedIn unveiled Lookup Wednesday, its newest standalone app that allows people to easily find information and get in touch with their coworkers.
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Look For Common Connections To Avoid Getting Scammed On LinkedIn

Look For Common Connections To Avoid Getting Scammed On LinkedIn | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
The whole point of LinkedIn is to connect to others in a professional or career-related capacity, but like other social networks, LinkedIn is also a p...
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Erase These Words From Your LinkedIn Profile Right Now

Erase These Words From Your LinkedIn Profile Right Now | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
If your LinkedIn profile is "perfect," it may actually be holding you back from being able to stand out from the crowd.
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The 9 most influential tech leaders on LinkedIn

The 9 most influential tech leaders on LinkedIn | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
With more than 380 million total LinkedIn members, it’s difficult to find the most relevant people in IT to follow. These nine individuals are among the most active and respected users in the technology industry, according to LinkedIn, and they're all worth a follow.
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LinkedIn co-founder: There's no startup bubble

LinkedIn co-founder: There's no startup bubble | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
Jessica's Alba's startup company just got more funding and is now worth $1.7 billion. Uber was recently valued at $51 billion -- the largest valuation for a private company in the world. Airbnb is allegedly worth $25 billion.
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Quality over quantity: How to make LinkedIn work for you

Quality over quantity: How to make LinkedIn work for you | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
There is no way to cold-call your way to a strong network of online contacts
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Killer Interview Question: What Does My LinkedIn Profile Tell You About Me?

Killer Interview Question: What Does My LinkedIn Profile Tell You About Me? | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
This week’s KIQ comes from LinkedIn’s Managing Director of Australia, New Zealand and SE Asia, Cliff Rosenberg. Rosenberg is a big fan of ...
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LinkedIn and Lynda aim to close a skills gap

LinkedIn and Lynda aim to close a skills gap | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
By using information about LinkedIn's working professionals and businesses to link employees to the right online courses, the social media giant and Lynda.com are bidding to help solve problems that have made it tough for employers to fill jobs -- in a way that e-learning and employment experts say hasn't been done before.
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Move from Monitoring to Empowering Your Team with Sales Navigator

Move from Monitoring to Empowering Your Team with Sales Navigator | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
About the Author: Greg Davis is the North American Director of Sales for LinkedIn’s Sales Solutions – Financial Services. His passions are for people, culture, and customers, and he appreciates the deep relationships the last 20 years in sales have allowed him
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Social Selling Tips: Make It More than a Fad

Social Selling Tips: Make It More than a Fad | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
Editor’s Note: In this series, we feature quick and tactical social selling tips from thought leaders in the profession. Our guest is Jill Rowley, a social selling evangelist, keynote speaker, startup advisor, and founder of Jill Rowley #SocialSelling.

Social selling,
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