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Make your #LinkedIn updates count

I have a connection who tells us every day on LinkedIn where he is networking, breakfast, lunch and a lot of dinners. That’s it, nothing more. Ho hum. Who really cares? I tune out the white noise he is sending. He … Continue reading

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Change is comin’ — I can feel it

Did you see the new #LinkedIn app for mobile devices? I think we just got a glimpse (or perhaps just a hint?) of what the new LinkedIn desktop version will look like in it its next iteration. The new app … Continue reading

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Finally! 8 top improvements to the #LinkedIn mobile app

Let me start by saying that ANY improvement to the LinkedIn mobile app was well-needed. The changes made yesterday and announced in the LinkedIn Blog are terrific. I believe we now have in the new mobile product as close to a … Continue reading

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Need to reorder your career positions on #LinkedIn?

You can reorder current positions but oddly, you can’t reorder past positions. For the past positions, LinkedIn automatically defaults to show them chronologically: the most recent start date is the one that appears on top. Period. For anyone who had a … Continue reading

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Reorder your profile sections on #LinkedIn

Did you know you can choose the order of the sections in the Background box on your personal LinkedIn profile? It’s simple-click and move the section itself. Here’s how: From the more detailed instructions on the LinkedIn Help Center page … Continue reading

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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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