Jul
19

Your LinkedIn Profile Looks Good – Now What?

posted on July 19th, 2016 by Sydney Slavin in LinkedIn Tools | Apps,Profile Development,Social Selling with 0 Comments

  This post is geared to young professionals who are just beginning to build their LinkedIn network. Your LinkedIn profile is a great representation of your professional story, what makes you – you, and what differentiates you from the other 500+ million LinkedIn members. LinkedIn recently published interesting statistics: Customized profiles have 21x more views […]

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Jun
02

How to Build a LinkedIn Showcase Page

posted on June 2nd, 2016 by Sydney Slavin in Branding,General with 0 Comments

Showcase pages are extensions of your Company Page, designed for highlighting a particular business unit, brand, audience, or initiative. You can share updates and sponsored updates with LinkedIn members who follow your Showcase Page.They are focused on building relationships with LinkedIn members.   In order to create a Showcase Page, first hover over the down […]

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May
10

Class of 2016: 16 Ways to Impress on LinkedIn

posted on May 10th, 2016 by Sydney Slavin in Career,General,Job Seekers,Profile Development,Strategy with 0 Comments

Class of 2016, your professional journey is soon to begin and your LinkedIn profile is the starting place for your professional story; who you are, what makes you you, and how the skills and knowledge you have acquired from experience and school furthers your passion. For some young professionals, LinkedIn may not be a high […]

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May
05

Responding to a Personalized LinkedIn Connection Request

posted on May 5th, 2016 by Sydney Slavin in General,Quick Tips | How-To's,Strategy,Your Network with 0 Comments

1.Let’s Connect Through multiple outreach initiatives, I have found that in addition to falling prey to the “Press enter to send” feature, many people do not know how to respond to a personalized connection request. We highly recommend sending personalized connection requests. While simply clicking “Connect” is easy and fast, adding one or two personalized […]

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Apr
28

LinkedIn Messaging: Press Enter to Send

posted on April 28th, 2016 by Sydney Slavin in General,LinkedIn Tools | Apps,Quick Tips | How-To's with 2 Comments

1.Press Enter to Send Through recent outreach initiatives here at Intero, I have noticed more and more people falling prey to a common challenge with the new LinkedIn Inbox:  The “press enter to send” function. When this box is checked in the Inbox, I have seen professional messages being chopped into multiple chat bubbles. In […]

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Apr
26

LinkedIn Students – 6 Reasons to Download the New App

posted on April 26th, 2016 by Sydney Slavin in Career,Job Seekers,LinkedIn Tools | Apps with 0 Comments

Ah, it is that time of year when the weather becomes consistently warm, flowers are blooming, soon-to-be college graduates are finishing their theses, frantically searching for a post-college job, anxiously awaiting their start in the real-world, and wondering how many times they will be asked, “What are you going to do once you graduate?” If […]

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Mar
31

How Long Updates Show in Your Recent Activity on LinkedIn

LinkedIn provides us with various ways to engage with our networks. In addition to growing your network with quality connections, it is important to nurture and engage with your network. By engaging with your network through likes or comments of posts that appear on your newsfeed, your name begins to appear more and more on the newsfeed of […]

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Mar
17

Update: Add to Profile button for Professional Certifications

1.Introduction Do you have professional certifications? If so, have you included them on your LinkedIn profile? LinkedIn has always allowed members to include this information on their profile, but they have made it easier by offering a one-click Add to Profile for Certifications option. LinkedIn has partnered with over 100 certification providers, including Microsoft, Coursera, […]

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Feb
23

Hey, Young Professionals – 5 Ways to Build Your Network

posted on February 23rd, 2016 by Sydney Slavin in General,Job Seekers,Profile Development,Your Network with 0 Comments

    Click here for a direct link to the recording of this blog post As a young professional and someone who has grown up in Baltimore, more affectionately referred to as “Small-timore” (because most days it feels like a small town), I’ve realized that it really is about who you know. My first job […]

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