Why Including Memberships in Your LinkedIn Profile Matters

posted on February 7th, 2017 by Colleen McKenna in Profile Development,Your Network with 0 Comments

Are you a paying member of an organization? Read on. Professional memberships and affiliations are one of the most overlooked Sections on LinkedIn profiles and it makes me crazy. Over and over, I see people who are committed to industry-related associations, nonprofits and membership-based advisory groups, but have not added them to their profile. Neglecting […]

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I Want to Recommend You, But First Please Update Your Photo

posted on December 1st, 2016 by Sydney Slavin in Career,Development,General,Job Seekers,Profile Development,Strategy with 0 Comments

Through outreach initiatives and recruiting projects, I look at hundreds of profiles every day. Oh my goodness. The number of nonprofessional and to be quite honest, unflattering profile photos may be contributing to my fleeting sanity. When I see a bad photo or a photo with multiple people or a photo of you demonstrating your […]

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Where Are You?

posted on October 27th, 2016 by Sydney Slavin in General,Professional Development,Profile Development,Quick Tips | How-To's with 0 Comments

Hello there, where are you located? While helping our clients with their prospecting efforts, I’ve noticed the location on a personal profile often differs from the location listed on their company’s LinkedIn Company Page. Deciding which location to consider the “right one” creates quite the predicament for me. I have to decide if the person […]

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Should Your LinkedIn Photo be a Selfie?

posted on August 25th, 2016 by Colleen McKenna in General,Job Seekers,Profile Development with 0 Comments

  Originally published in April of 2014, this post is just as applicable today as it was 2.5 years ago. As we approach Fall, always a busy time in business, job hunting and networking, consider your LinkedIn profile photo and whether it really reflects your professional capabilities. Selfies work for kids, teenagers and fun-loving adults […]

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4 Ways to Review Your Profile in Case of an Opportunity

posted on August 23rd, 2016 by Erin Miller in General,Job Seekers,Profile Development,Recruiting | Hiring with 0 Comments

We know a lot of people that are currently either looking for new opportunities or preparing to begin a job search. Whether you’re in the market for a new job or not, we recommend thoroughly reviewing your profile a few times a year. If you are focused on pursuing new opportunities, there are a couple […]

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Reinvent Yourself – 37 Ways for Marketing Professionals to Stay Marketable

posted on August 16th, 2016 by Colleen McKenna in Branding,Career,Job Seekers,Marketing,Profile Development,Publishing,Social Selling,Strategy with 1 Comment

  When this post was originally published in September 2013, we received such a great response. Since then, it has been shared and referenced over and over again. For those that haven’t read it yet, we’d thought we’d share it again; great for marketing & business development professionals and those that are trying to build […]

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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 433+ million LinkedIn members. LinkedIn recently published interesting statistics: Customized profiles have 21x more views […]

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