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How To Reorder The Jobs Within Your LinkedIn Profile

Posted by on 17 Nov 2011 | Tagged as: Jobs, Profiles


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 Remove A Job Or Degree From Your LinkedIn Profile

Posted by on 07 Nov 2011 | Tagged as: Profiles


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?

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


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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What Brand Do You Represent On LinkedIn? Your Own!

Posted by on 27 Oct 2011 | Tagged as: Profiles, Ways to Use LinkedIn


I caught a nice segment on the Today show this morning – they had Steve Abudato on to talk about his new book “You Are the Brand“.

Readers will notice a great similarity between what I’ve said and this other Steve’s suggestion that branding is an essential component of every professional’s toolbox.

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How Much Attention Does Your LinkedIn Profile Get?

Posted by on 02 Oct 2011 | Tagged as: Profiles


Readers weighed in on the quantity of profile views last month, and you can join in late – to compare for yourself.

The average user appears to attract a dozen or more views per month, but the top responder indicates he or she receives over a hundred per month!

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LinkedIn For The Salesman: Research

Posted by on 29 Sep 2011 | Tagged as: Profiles, Search


We’re working with the topic – how can we use LinkedIn during the sales process?

We began with prospecting, and let’s continue with our identified candidate – and get into research mode.

It’s got to be part of your qualification process, right?

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It’s Still Not OK To Put Super-Sekrit Information In Your LinkedIn Profile!

Posted by on 21 Sep 2011 | Tagged as: Profiles


Breaking news – yet another high profile company has been damaged because an employee included confidential information in their LinkedIn profile!

At least it’s been 18 months since I’ve had to mention this, but come on, it’ll be fun…

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Jumpstart Your Career With LinkedIn

Posted by on 15 Sep 2011 | Tagged as: Connections, Introductions, Jobs, Profiles, Search, Ways to Use LinkedIn


This post wraps up the topic of Jumpstarting your career with LinkedIn. We’ve taken the time to consider the essential components and how an experienced professional should be leveraging them – if they’re switching careers, or even if they’re staying put in the same field.

This summary post links to all the components of using LinkedIn to build your career.

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