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Why you will fail to have a great career

Why you will fail to have a great career | Making Linked in work for YOU | Scoop.it
In this funny and blunt talk, Larry Smith pulls no punches when he calls out the absurd excuses people invent when they fail to pursue their passions.
(Filmed at TEDxUW.)
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unless....we stop making excuses!

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5 Reasons Recruiters Don't Click Through Your LinkedIn Profile

5 Reasons Recruiters Don't Click Through Your LinkedIn Profile | Making Linked in work for YOU | Scoop.it
You've heard that LinkedIn is an amazing tool for getting noticed by recruiters, but throwing up a profile isn't all it takes.
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This infographic just about says it all! Excellent tool for learning from other's mistakes

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How NOT to Build Your Personal Brand - YouTube

Here are ten common mistakes people make when building their brand that actually diminish brand value. Avoid these mistakes when working on your personal bra...
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Counterintuitive Advice for Maximizing LinkedIn - Part 1

Counterintuitive Advice for Maximizing LinkedIn - Part 1 | Making Linked in work for YOU | Scoop.it
This three-part series shares 11 unexpected tips for using LinkedIn to build your brand and advance your career.
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This article gives some brilliant advice such as "be Ungrateful" Don't accept every endorsement you get as it will dilute your personal brand..

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5 Essential Tips for a KILLER LinkedIn Summary | CareerCast.com

5 Essential Tips for a KILLER LinkedIn Summary | CareerCast.com | Making Linked in work for YOU | Scoop.it
CareerCast helps job seekers find a job, create a resume, get email job alerts, read career news and best job rankings. Employers post jobs to multiple sites.
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Useful article with tips on improving the LinkedIn summary. Great Tip4: break it up with Headers, Sub-Headers and Graphics

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Why all women need a strong LinkedIn profile - Project Eve

Why all women need a strong LinkedIn profile - Project Eve | Making Linked in work for YOU | Scoop.it
Why all women need a strong LinkedIn profile
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Only 5 women in the top 100 LinkedIn users, why?

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Social@Ogilvy: 5 Ways to Make Your LinkedIn Profile Irresistible

Social@Ogilvy: 5 Ways to Make Your LinkedIn Profile Irresistible | Making Linked in work for YOU | Scoop.it
1. Keywords in your profile Search Engine Optimization is a key element on LinkedIn; if I can’t find you, I can’t hire you. Your profile on LinkedIn should be a snapshot of your background—that’s why it’s called your Linkedin profile, not Linkedin novella. And it’s those keywords that’ll make you pop up in my search […]
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Some good tips here..

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Infographic: LinkedIn Bootcamp: Basic Training For The Personal Marketer | Mindflash

LinkedIn is the proverbial dark horse of social media: we all know it's there, but few of us use it to its full potential. With just a little bit of effort you
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Slightly out of date stats but this infographic gives a straight forward training regime to get your LinkedIn profile up fighting fit

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Infographic: LinkedIn Transforms Job Recruiting

Infographic: LinkedIn Transforms Job Recruiting | Making Linked in work for YOU | Scoop.it
LinkedIn is the preferred social networking site for recruiters, according to people at Masters in Human Resources.
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Some great stats on this infographic - and LinkedIn membership has risen fast since then (despite having levelled out a little in 2014) Here's an important stat: 97% of HR and staffing professionals use Linkedin in their recruiting efforts.

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