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
Your profile is the place to show off your greatest successes and future aspirations. It’s also one of the first chances you have to make a good first impression for anyone discovering you on or off of LinkedIn—whether it’s a future colleague searching for you on the Internet, a potential
Did you know that applicants who apply to job opportunities on the first day they’re posted are 10% more likely to land the job? That means that if you are an active job seeker, your job search can’t stop just because you’ve stepped away from your desk.
Peter Gibbons, disgruntled Initech employee from the movie Office Space, once said, “So I was sitting in my cubicle today, and I realized, ever since I started working, every single day of my life has been worse than
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.
This is going to sound strange coming from an ex-recruiter but don’t let your LinkedIn profile read like a résumé. Many people think LinkedIn is site to showcase your resume and search for job opportunities, but it’s a lot more. It’s
My college friends are all struggling to find good internships. We know that work experience is as important, if not more important than a good GPA. We know that an internship inspires confidence that you can get things done beyond passing an
It’s no secret that your prospects are mobile: Forty three percent of our members visit LinkedIn on their mobile devices, and every day an average of 15 million members look at profiles, 1.45 million view jobs and 44,000 apply from mobile.