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Time waits for no one on #LinkedIn

Take a look on your LinkedIn home page for “who’s viewed your profile.” Do you know why? Did that click on your page convert to an inquiry? If not, it’s probably because the reader was not engaged by your story … Continue reading

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Walk (slowly) through a #Linkedin renovation

My newest coaching client is trying to crush our four sessions into 2. Her comment was “this shouldn’t take all that long.” Not quite. At least done well, it will not. Rushing to repopulate the profile sections with lackluster material is … Continue reading

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Turn your head for just a minute and see what happens on #LinkedIn!

Yes, it’s a bear (I hear the groans-sorry-couldn’t resist!) keeping up with all the changes in your connections’ professional lives: promotions, new jobs, newly completed projects, new articles they post. You should be commenting on them on LinkedIn as the … Continue reading

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One step at a time on #LinkedIn

The summer is a perfect time to kick back and reexamine your LinkedIn profile. Does it truly express what you want to convey, does it impress, does it say WHY YOU? It may call for a total demolition and rebuild. It … Continue reading

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Don’t leave your #LinkedIn profile etched in stone

Your professional life changes from time to time. New projects, new directions; new technologies, new markets. Does your LinkedIn profile reflect the changes you are undergoing? Unlike your resume, etched in paper and a backward-looking historic document (as I say … Continue reading

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Add yet another graphic to your #LinkedIn profile (when you can!)

In June without much fanfare, LinkedIn started allowing premium members (paid subscribers) to add a cover photo behind the “white box” containing their name, headline and headshot. Now with even less fanfare it appears those of us who do not … Continue reading

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Bearing false witness on #LinkedIn

Yesterday a colleague notified me: …I am seeing some nasty comments about LinkedIn (on Facebook ironically) due to them “automatically” sending out updates on what people are calling “fake” work anniversaries or job changes…. Comments were as bad as sarcastic … Continue reading

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#LinkedIn’s new iphone app called Connected

A few days ago LinkedIn launched a new iphone/ipad app (not on Android yet). It reminds you to look at it for news about your connections: new jobs, job anniversary, birthdays (if anyone cares), etc. Keeps you and them top of mind. I have … Continue reading

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You must spend time to craft a quality #LinkedIn profile

Today as I flipped through my usual reading sourced I saw this headline:         Really? 15 minutes?  I spent more than 15 minutes carefully and (I hope you agree) thoughtfully writing this blog post! Life is not … Continue reading

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Please mix tenses on #LinkedIn

It’s ok. Be yourself. Tell how your past got you to today and how today’s aspirations will lead you to your future. Mix tenses. The Summary for your viewpoint–just enough— and the Experience section, read from the bottom up,  to … Continue reading

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