November 2011

Monthly Archive

Finding Work With LinkedIn Jobs

22 Nov 2011 | : Jobs

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Have you been searching through LinkedIn for your next position?

You should be – by my quick count, LinkedIn is showing 20,452 open jobs within 50 miles of 58 million Americans.

Back a few years ago, the “jobs offered” function was more of a potential than a reality. But since then, companies have picked up on it, and you’ll be left behind if you don’t take notice.

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How To Reorder The Jobs Within Your LinkedIn Profile

17 Nov 2011 | : Jobs, Profiles

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Ever since LinkedIn started adding attributes and customizing the way profiles look, people have been asking how to reorder their jobs.

The answer is relatively simple – you can’t.

But within that constraint, I can tell you how LinkedIn orders jobs, and what you can do if you really must.

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How To Create A LinkedIn Group

15 Nov 2011 | : Groups

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Perhaps you haven’t thought about it before, but just what would a LinkedIn group do for you? If you have been considered it, I say go for it – creating a group on LinkedIn is easy enough.

I’ll help you through the process – read on.

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LinkedIn Events Feature Makes Progress

10 Nov 2011 | : Applications

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Let’s take a look at LinkedIn ‘s updated “events” application.

It’s a step up from the initial version and still requires a couple of tweeks.

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How To Remove A Job Or Degree From Your LinkedIn Profile

07 Nov 2011 | : Profiles

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I was asked how to remove a position from a LinkedIn profile and thought it would be worth sharing with everyone here.

It’s like several other LinkedIn actions – obscure until someone shows you, and then it’s obvious…

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How Well Do You Really Know And Use LinkedIn?

03 Nov 2011 | : About the Service, Connections, Groups, Introductions, Jobs, Profiles, Recommendations, Search, Ways to Use LinkedIn

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Consider this challenge – four years ago it was easier to convince people that holding a training session on LinkedIn was a good idea. It was new, didn’t have any real help facilities, and wasn’t the most straight forward to understand.

But a couple months back I proposed an event that coincided with the release of The Revised LinkedIn Personal Trainer and was essentially rebuffed – the group members didn’t think they’d get much value from it.

And that’s why we came up with this quiz…

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Most Users Think LinkedIn Has Gone Social Enough

01 Nov 2011 | : Ways to Use LinkedIn

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Last month’s poll shows that LinkedIn users think the site has gone quite social enough thank you – no ifs, ands or buts about it.

But wait – how can this be? Read more and I’ll show you…

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