Tag Archives: networking

Your LinkedIn Headline — 10 Tips & Examples to Increase Profile Views

After recruiters look at your photo, your LinkedIn headline is the next item they scan in their search results.

Because of this, a well-crafted, professional headline plays a critical role in convincing a recruiter to click through to your full profile to learn more about you. Screw your headline up and they might never get to know...
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Interview Follow-Up: Do it better

You know how to research companies, how to tweak your resume and even how to answer tough interview questions. But do you really know how to follow-up after the interview? If you’ve been invited to interview it means the company is already interested in you. You will either seal the deal or blow the show. What...
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How to Network Your Way to a New Job

If you are a job seeker, it pays to look for more than one route to land your job. If you’re lucky and if you’re a perfect match, applying online directly may be the only thing you ever need to do. On the other hand, if you’re stretching to a new role that’s slightly beyond...
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The Top 10 Networking Mistakes

These common blunders ruin the experience for both you and your potential contacts.

There is a right way and a wrong way to network. If you are one of those people who hate to network and view it as phony or pretentious, then you are doing it all wrong....
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5 Types of Networking Events That Are Actually Worth Your Time

The idea of networking used to produce a physical reaction in me, similar to riding a roller coaster: sweaty palms, nervous chatter, and a slightly queasy stomach. Unless you’re a regular performer, no one relishes the idea of planting yourself in a room full of strangers and attempting to be charming—especially when your livelihood is involved! Despite...
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4 Smart Ways to Be Easier for Employers to Find on LinkedIn

1. Make your Profile complete and robust, adding your accomplishments.

If you have just a basic profile without much information, you are likely dooming yourself to oblivion. Make certain that you go above and beyond just listing your current and past employers and roles to include relevant accomplishments. Then flesh out your profile to include up...
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Networking on LinkedIn: Quick-Start Guide & Message Templates

I've been hard at work on another freebie download--LinkedIn Networking Quick-Start Guide with Email & Message Templates. This super awesome PDF download goes over everything you should be doing on LinkedIn. It includes exactly what you need to write in your next LinkedIn message when sending a connection request, obtaining a referral/recommendation, or contacting someone you...
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Getting Referrals – LinkedIn Message Template

Everyone wants to be referred to a company. But how do you get a referral without making it seem like you are asking for a handout? One great way to get a referral into a company is look at your LinkedIn Network and see who currently works for that company. If you have a friend...
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Set up LinkedIn for Networking

When you think of networking, you probably think of networking in the traditional sense--in person, one-on-one. Online networking is helpful too! One of the easiest ways to get started with online networking is to build up your LinkedIn profile so people can find you and you can make new connections. Follow this LinkedIn Beginner's...
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