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linkedin cold message guide - how to reach out to someone about a job

LinkedIn Cold Messages: How to Reach Out About a Job

Welcome to my LinkedIn cold messaging guide, based on my experience as a recruiter. I’ve received hundreds of cold messages from job seekers and I’ve tested a variety of outbound messages myself to see what works and what gets ignored. These are the best messages to send. In this article, we’ll cover: How to reach […]

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How to Use LinkedIn to Find a Job in 2021

LinkedIn is one of the best tools to find a job right now.  In this article, I’ll show you 10 steps for how to use LinkedIn effectively to get more interviews and job offers. We need to do three things if you want to find a job on LinkedIn… Set up a great LinkedIn profile […]

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5 LinkedIn Summary Examples for Job Seekers

Your LinkedIn summary section 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 […]

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12 Best LinkedIn Headline Examples For Job Seekers

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 Your LinkedIn Profile Section-by-Section

If you’re wondering what to put on your LinkedIn profile or what the ideal profile should look like, then keep reading. As a former recruiter, I’m going to share: What to put on your LinkedIn profile: All key sections explained Why your LinkedIn experience section may be the most important section, and examples of how […]

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Is LinkedIn Learning Worth It? LinkedIn Learning Review, Costs and More

The opinions and assessments shared on Career Sidekick are our own. We may earn commissions from purchases made after visiting links on our site. If you’re looking for a review of LinkedIn Learning, you’ve come to the right place. As a professional, you should always be looking to learn new skills. After all, the more […]

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How to Make Your LinkedIn Profile Stand Out to Recruiters

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 Let Recruiters Know You’re Open on LinkedIn

LinkedIn now has a feature called Open To Work that you can use to let recruiters know you’re open to job opportunities. You can use this feature to signal recruiters that you’re open to jobs without your current company seeing it… at least in theory. But does it really work? Let’s look at how to […]

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11 Best LinkedIn Profile Tips From a Recruiter

I’m going to share my 11 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 […]

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7 Best LinkedIn Recommendation Examples

There are 450 million users on LinkedIn, and one of the best ways to stand out is to get LinkedIn recommendations. You may also be asked to give a LinkedIn recommendation to a colleague, so in this article, I’m going to give you some of the best LinkedIn recommendation examples so you can write your own […]

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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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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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