Posts Tagged LinkedIn

Find networking events on LinkedIn

Update, December 2012: LinkedIn has shut down its Events feature. Read LinkedIn’s official announcement here. Want to meet specific people, or people in specific industries, face to face? Why not go to a networking event that those people are slated to attend? Even better, contact people who

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Find jobs on LinkedIn

Enterprising job-seekers of both the salaried and freelance variety might mine job websites to find out which companies are looking to fill positions. But today, both companies and recruiters are increasingly using LinkedIn to fill positions, especially since they’re interested in finding people who aren’t currently looking

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Generate a resume from your LinkedIn profile

If you regularly refine your LinkedIn profile, you will have an up-to-date resume online. LinkedIn also lets you put your online information into a stylish PDF print-ready resume you can share with other people. To generate a resume using your LinkedIn profile, visit the LinkedIn Resume Builder

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Who do you want to connect to on LinkedIn?

You might be surprised at the number of people you know (or know of) who have LinkedIn profiles. Here’s a partial list:

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LinkedIn: Skills

We all have skills that we want others to know about. So LinkedIn created a feature that enables members to tell other people what they have, and they gave this feature the obvious name: Skills.

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Solicit recommendations using LinkedIn

Whether you apply for a job or pitch for freelance work, good reviews of your previous efforts can help convince people to pay for your services. Those reviews can carry extra weight if the people who read them can easily find out who gave them.

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Find information in LinkedIn

To network effectively using LinkedIn, make sure you can find and exploit its powerful search tool. As you build your network and do research, you’ll use it often. Find people in LinkedIn The top right hand corner of your LinkedIn home page has a search bar that,

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Create a LinkedIn custom URL

A URL (uniform resource locator) is the address of a web site. For instance, you can find the Google search engine at the URL www.google.com. To make it easier for people to find your LinkedIn profile, you can change the URL they would need to type. For

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Create a LinkedIn profile

Creating a LinkedIn profile can seem like a lot of work, but if you know what you want to accomplish using LinkedIn, you can tailor your profile to help you accomplish these objectives. Don’t worry if your profile information feels incomplete. You can revise it over time

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Using LinkedIn: your game plan

LinkedIn is the premier business networking website, yet compared to the millions of people who have LinkedIn profiles, few of these people use it effectively. Before you build your LinkedIn profile, make sure you have a plan in place: your personal business plan, or business vision. This

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