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Three reasons why you should add the Skills section to your LinkedIn Profile

LinkedIn recently added some new sections you can add to your profile.  They are Publications, Languages, Skills, Certifications, and Patents.  If any of these are relevant to you, add them to your profile, but everyone should use the Skills section. Here is why: 1.  It is a GREAT way to highlight your skills to recruiters/hiring [...]

8Mar2011 | Terri Bishop | 3 comments | Continued
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Unemployed is a four letter word

If you are currently “not employed” and looking, what do you have in your LinkedIn profile or Twitter bio, or other similar sites?  What do you say when you meet people and they ask what you do? Please tell me you don’t use the word unemployed anywhere.  This is such an ugly word and it [...]

22Oct2010 | Terri Bishop | 2 comments | Continued
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How to add your LinkedIn profile to Facebook

You can now expand your network by adding your LinkedIn profile to your Facebook profile.

13Oct2010 | Terri Bishop | 5 comments | Continued
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Don’t be a Lazy LinkedIn User

LinkedIn is not something you do once and you forget it. Just because you got your profile on it, doesn’t mean you are done. It means you have only started.

6Oct2010 | Terri Bishop | 2 comments | Continued
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Follow the companies you want to work for on LinkedIn

A relatively new addition on LinkedIn is the ability to follow companies. This is a great feature to help you stay informed on news about companies you want to work for.

30Sep2010 | Terri Bishop | 0 comments | Continued
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Most Common Mistake on LinkedIn Profile

  Do you have a blog or website that you list on your LinkedIn Profile?  If you are like most of the profiles on LinkedIn, you are missing an opportunity to promote it.  Most people are not aware of this.  Here is the area on LinkedIn to complete: When you click on the link, you [...]

22Feb2010 | Terri Bishop | 0 comments | Continued
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Are you lying on your resume/LinkedIn profile?

I’m sure your first response to this question is ABSOLUTELY NOT!!!  We have been taught that your resume represents you in your career history and your integrity.  A lot of your job information can be verified, so DO NOT LIE!  Guess what?  A lot of job seekers are lying.  *Gasp* If you have not updated your [...]

31Dec2009 | Terri Bishop | 3 comments | Continued
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10 Things Job Seekers should do while things are slow

The job search slows down at the end of the year, but this is a great time to do some cleanup work on some of your job search tools. Get everything spruced up and ready to go when the new year starts. 1. Is your LinkedIn profile completely filled out? If not, get on it! [...]

24Dec2009 | Terri Bishop | 0 comments | Continued
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Want to make your LinkedIn Headline Stand Out?

Your headline is the text that appears underneath your name in LinkedIn. This is the area where you need to SELL yourself and entice the recruiter to read your profile. This area shows up in the search results. The recruiter has typed in some keywords looking for candidates. They get hundreds of results back. You [...]

14Dec2009 | Terri Bishop | 1 comment | Continued
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Is your LinkedIn Profile working for you?

Most job seekers have heard or been told they should be on LinkedIn, but are not aware of how it can help you sell yourself.  You should put some effort into your profile besides simply filling in the blanks.  It should not be a regurgitation of your resume.  It is a tool for you to  [...]

6Dec2009 | Terri Bishop | 1 comment | Continued
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