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Career, Job Hunting, LinkedIn, Resume Writing

Start using LinkedIn the right way in 2020

We all know how powerful a tool LinkedIn has become in the last 5 years. This blog is a small guide on how LinkedIn should be used and the tools it provides to everyone — from a job seeker to a sales professional. We also explore the different premium features for all use cases. A brief introduction of LinkedIn with some stats Started in 2003 by “PayPal mafia” member — Reid Hoffman 675 million LinkedIn users, spread over 200 countries; 2 new members per second Source: https://news.linkedin.com/about-us#statistics US — biggest market (165 million users), India #2 (62 million users), China #3…

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Career, Job Hunting, LinkedIn

Leveraging your LinkedIn Profile – a step by step guide to using LinkedIn to find jobs and leads

This is one of the most descriptive and comprehensive coverage on how you can use your LinkedIn account / profile to become more successful. Whether you are a Job Seeker, an HR recruiter, a Talent Manager, a Sales Executive, a Business Professional or a Brand, this video will tell you what features LinkedIn provides to help you leverage your profile to the MAXIMUM.   From Sales Navigator, to LinkedIn Jobs, to LinkedIn Recruiter, Company Pages, LinkedIn Jobs, as well as Feed, we have covered it all. This video is self-explanatory and without a narration. We will soon publish a narrative version…

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Job Hunting, LinkedIn

5 Common Mistakes You Will Make on Your LinkedIn Profile

In today’s competitive job market where there are millions of job seekers and companies are downsizing, employers are extra choosy about who they want to hire. The challenge is not just about standing out anymore; it’s about what kind of connections you have. LinkedIn makes it easier for professionals to build a network and stay connected with other like-minded individuals. If you are banking on it for life-changing opportunities, you can read Get Set Resumes’ top LinkedIn features that can be leveraged. Of course, the main star here is still your LinkedIn profile, because that’s the part that attracts the attention…

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Job Hunting, LinkedIn, Resume Writing

A Recruiter Visited Your LinkedIn Profile? 7 Top Things to Do Now.

One of the best features of LinkedIn is that, unlike any other social platform, they allow you to see who’s been eyeing your profile. If one of those people was a recruiter, you have an interesting opportunity on your hands. Even if the recruiter hasn’t contacted you directly, they’ve at least showed curiosity in your profile. There are a few things you can do to leverage that curiosity to your personal benefit. 1. Check the Recruiter Out If the recruiter primarily works for athletic brands and you work in the restaurant industry, you probably don’t have a lot in common….

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LinkedIn, Social Media

Top LinkedIn Features that can be Leveraged to get that Coveted Job

Getting that coveted job is no longer easier in this fast market, what with so many people competing for a single post. So, how do you stand out from a pool of applicants? This is where LinkedIn’s special features can help you bag your dream job in a much simpler way. All you got to do is know that LinkedIn has an abundance of features and using each one of them to the fullest can make your professional life much easier. Here are some special features that LinkedIn offers but you are probably less aware of: 1. Smart Notifications Using…

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Job Hunting, LinkedIn

10 LinkedIn Mistakes you must Totally Avoid

With internet dominating, the job scenario has witnessed a really big change in the last decade. Your resume is online, job posts are online, and you may even end up landing an online job interview. Now, you even have a professional social media profile online. The Facebook for professionals (that is LinkedIn) has become quite an important tool in the last few years. Right from a college student looking for an internship to a senior professional looking for a kickass job, LinkedIn has taken up the burden of doing the work for you. However, with great power comes great responsibility….

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Career, LinkedIn, Social Media

8 Social Media Mistakes to avoid when Job Hunting

There was a time, in fact, just about a decade ago, life was all about Google. You needed a recipe, you googled it, you needed to find the meaning of a word, you googled it. Now, while Google does continue its dominance in the background, it is social media which has taken the front seat and is almost ruling all information exchange online. Not only has social media become the lifeline for youngsters and middle-aged alike, but it has also opened up quite a lot of new opportunities. Businesses take help of Social Media to reach masses and also advertise…

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Career, LinkedIn

LinkedIn Recommendations: The New Self-Marketing Tool

You’ve been thinking of purchasing a new phone for yourself since a month, but you’re not quite sure if the model you like would be worth the money you’ll be spending on it. So, what do you do? You go and look up for that model online, and check the reviews to correspond its actual performance with what has been stated and marketed by the company, so that you get the worth of your hard-earned money. A detailed review left by someone who has used the product first-hand, will give you a fair idea if that phone model is worth…

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Career, LinkedIn

DIY Guide to Writing LinkedIn Profiles in 2015 – Part 2

Updating your LinkedIn In the previous article, we talked about how you can create a LinkedIn profile on your own by following a simple series of steps. Creating an account on any social networking site is easy. Knowing what to do with it and how to use it to your advantage is a bit of a tough task; not everyone is an expert at using social media. To help you out in doing the same, we will be reflecting on how you can update your LinkedIn to make it look more professional and eye-catchy within this article. As per certain surveys,…

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DIY Guide to Writing LinkedIn Profiles in 2015 – Part 1

As one of the biggest professional social networking site on the internet today (over 300 million users), LinkedIn is regarded as an important platform to connect, search for like-minded professionals and find one’s dream job. Previously underestimated, LinkedIn is today considered as a powerful tool to showcase one’s professional prowess to potential recruiters. It is no wonder that new users are creating their profiles on LinkedIn every day to start off their professional journey. All of us want to be hired and employed by top-notch businesses to utilize our full potential and grow professionally and personally. As a search tool for job…

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