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write a great linkedin profile summary - tips and examples for job seekers

How to Write a LinkedIn Summary (5 Examples for Job Seekers)

Your LinkedIn “summary” is one of the first places recruiters and employers look on your profile. And if you don’t impress them, they might quickly scroll past the rest of your profile and move on to someone else’s. So here’s what you’re going to get in this article: 11-step checklist showing you how to write […]

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best linkedin headlines for job seekers

The 10 Best LinkedIn Headlines For Job Seekers (Examples)

Getting noticed (and getting interviews) on LinkedIn starts with your headline. It’s the FIRST thing people see after your name… …When you comment on a post… When you appear in search results (and recruiters are searching LinkedIn CONSTANTLY)… Or when a hiring manager checks out your profile before interviewing you. >> And a lot of […]

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what to put on linkedin profile

What to Put on Your LinkedIn Profile Section-by-Section

If you’re wondering what to put on your LinkedIn profile, you have come to the right place. A reader from the blog emailed me last week and asked, “Biron, I’m trying to write my LinkedIn profile, and am not sure what to put on it. I’ve been told to just copy everything from my resume. Is […]

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How to make your linkedin stand out

How to Make Your LinkedIn Stand Out

There’s a lot of competition on LinkedIn, so if you want to get noticed, you need a few tricks to stand out. In this article I’m going to show you how to make your LinkedIn stand out and catch attention from recruiters, hiring managers, and anyone else you want to network with.  How To Make […]

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how to use linkedin open candidates and does it work

How To Turn On And Use LinkedIn “Open Candidates” (Plus More New Features)

If you’ve been on LinkedIn lately you might have noticed a new feature called LinkedIn Open Candidates. You can use it to “signal” recruiters that you’re open to new opportunities, without your employer seeing… At least in theory. But does it really work? Let’s look at how turn on LinkedIn Open Candidates and how to best use […]

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Best Linkedin Profile Tips for Finding a Job

5 Best LinkedIn Profile Tips From a Recruiter

I’m going to share my five best LinkedIn profile tips to help you get noticed immediately by recruiters, employers, and anyone else who is searching for talent on LinkedIn. You want more clicks and views, but you also need to impress people once they click or they’ll just leave. So we’ll cover how to get clicks, but also how to […]

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How to Improve Your LinkedIn Profile: The #1 Best LinkedIn Tip

How To Get LinkedIn Recommendations (With Examples)

There are 450 million users on LinkedIn. If you’re looking for a new job or trying to get noticed, you need a way to stand out. In this article you’ll learn my #1 LinkedIn profile tip for job seekers (and anyone else who wants to make their LinkedIn grab the viewer’s attention)- How to quickly […]

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How to Attract Recruiters on LinkedIn: 3 Quick Fixes and 3 Habits to Get Noticed

Here’s the deal: If you want to get noticed by Recruiters on LinkedIn you need a plan to stand out. LinkedIn has over 450 million registered profiles so you can’t just sit and wait for it to happen. We invited professional resume and LinkedIn writer Virginia Franco to weigh in with her best tips for how […]

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how to use linkedin easy apply

How to Use LinkedIn Easy Apply to Get Interviews

The brutal truth of job searching is this: If you want to find a job fast, you need to apply for a high number of jobs.  Companies post job openings and then change their mind. Or they change the requirements. Or they decide to “hold off” for a month, which turns into three months or […]

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How to Use LinkedIn to Find a Job

How to Use LinkedIn to Find a Job (VIDEO)

Here’s the biggest problem with job searching online: Sending out more than a few applications takes FOREVER. It’s a pain in the ass. Creating a login and password on multiple sites. Uploading a resume and then having to fill the exact same info into a form. And after all this you might not even hear back. There […]

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why use linkedin - top reasons you should use linkedin

5 Reasons You Should Use LinkedIn

A couple of people have asked me recently, “Why should I use LinkedIn?” or, “Do I really need a LinkedIn profile?” The answer is YES – even if you’re not looking for a new job – and I’m going to share the top 5 reasons why. Here’s why LinkedIn is important and why you should […]

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