Over the past decade, LinkedIn has been transformed into a complete career management resource. Our mindset about how to use LinkedIn, however, has not evolved as quickly as the product. If you haven’t changed your approach to LinkedIn, you’re missing out on some of the biggest benefits. Here are five elements of LinkedIn that most executives I know are not using correctly – or aren’t using at all - along with suggestions for maximizing them.
All of them. That's how many of these sales skills you should master if you want to be a social selling superstar. It takes a well-rounded salesperson to consistently find the right prospects and navigate all of the involved stakeholders toward
From social media sites, to personal blogs and websites, there are numerous platforms to give individuals the power to be their own publicist. For me, the central location purveying my professional brand is LinkedIn—and it all started three years before I
If you are a tech recruiter in San Francisco/Bay Area and you are thinking – “Gosh, I am getting tired of perfectly brewed Blue Bottle coffee and free snacks. Where can I move to and still recruit mind-blowingly good tech talent?”….then we have the answer for you. As a matter
Every week over 200M+ LinkedIn members from 200 countries share updates on their LinkedIn profile. From keeping tabs on the competition to staying on top of key experts in your industry, LinkedIn has become an essential business intelligence platform.
The folks at LinkedIn are busy. They are rolling out refinements and new features at an unprecedented rate. Staying on top of these opportunities is the key to staying on top of your online personal branding. If you want your profile to stand out, start using my five favorite LinkedIn upgrades.
You added a profile photo to your LinkedIn Profile on day one -- and your experience from the past ten years is fully represented on your LinkedIn Profile. Your time with the local Boys and Girls Club is covered under Volunteer Experience & Causes and you’re feeling like a LinkedIn
Everyone has the opportunity to become a thought leader, no matter what your role is. Your participation in social media and in general, and in LinkedIn in particular, will be welcomed by your customers and employees. As a leader, you’re demonstrating
People always ask me how I got my job at LinkedIn. The answer? My relationships. I’ve worked directly with three of my teammates at other companies, including my boss. And it’s not a coincidence. For me, the people I work with are
It’s certainly been an exciting two weeks since our New LinkedIn Sales Navigator launch. We’ve seen a great response from our customers and the media, as we pursue our mission to connect buyers and sellers to build relationships that drive
“How You Rank” is one of the most popular destinations on LinkedIn - we get it. It’s hard not to keep checking back to see how you rank among your connections and colleagues at your company. For those of you who are premium members, we’ve recently added another
Earlier this year, we launched the LinkedIn Economic Graph Showcase Page to feature stories from across the web from how to plan your next career move to LinkedIn research on the state of the global economy. We’ve found that some stories resonate with our members more
What if, minutes before you met me for the first time, someone whispered in your ear and reminded you not only where I work (LinkedIn) and what I do (product management), but also who we both know in common,
Baking a good social selling strategy requires careful attention to detail -- and good taste. We've prepared this social selling recipe to help you make delectable social morsels with ingredients provided by LinkedIn.
Social Selling Sweets From the digital kitchen of LinkedIn
Picture a recent college grad—a painfully-shy, reserved young woman who never dreamed she’d have a successful career in sales. Yep, I was that girl. I believed salespeople were life-of-the-party kinds of people. I wasn't that person. And I'm still not.