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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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Why should I connect with you on LinkedIn?

Would you walk up to a person and immediately ask them for their business card?  You probably would not  do this.  So, why would you send an invitation on LinkedIn to connect with someone without an introduction?  And, yet, people do this everyday. If you want to connect with someone, let them know how you [...]

9Mar2010 | Terri Bishop | 2 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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Best Kept Secret of LinkedIn Groups

Are you a member of any LinkedIn Groups?  If not, you should take advantage of this LinkedIn feature.  Why?  One of the best features of Groups is you can directly contact ANY member in the group.  You do not have to be connected to them. If you are looking for contacts in your industry, join [...]

18Dec2009 | Terri Bishop | 0 comments | Continued
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