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How to Write A Great LinkedIn Summary (With Examples)

In this blog, you will learn how to write a great LinkedIn summary with examples that you can copy from. More often than not, people either underutilize or misuse the 2000-character limit given for a LinkedIn summary. It is also known as the “About” section. It’s important to note here that recruiters notice the 350-character …

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LinkedIn Profile Tips Every Job Seeker Should Know

Recruiters are actively searching for candidates on LinkedIn to fill vacant positions that might not be announced publicly. According to an annual social recruiting survey by Jobvite, 94% of recruiters use the platform to find candidates. Therefore, if you play your cards right, the next job might be looking for you rather than the other way around. …

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Do’s and Don’ts of Networking

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 80% of jobs are filled before they are posted online. Posting a job online is expensive, requires screening resources, and results in candidates that are slightly less engaged on average; for these reasons, companies prefer hiring based on referrals. If networking is so important, most people must get referred …

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My secret to engaging effectively on LinkedIn

LinkedIn isn’t just about having a large number of connections but having quality ones. There’s no point in having 500 connections if they do not provide value of some sort. The best way to use LinkedIn is to reach out to people relevant to your field. By growing, maintaining, and interacting with your network, you …

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3 important LinkedIn lessons The Witcher taught me

One of my friends is a huge video game hobbyist. You can tell him about any software or hardware and he’ll tell you its merits and pitfalls, and what games can be played optimally under each. He’s built a computer from scratch while bootstrapping and uses it to play some really cool, state-of-the-art video games. …

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One-touch networking (and the worst networking notes ever)

I’ve been the recipient of some great and many terrible networking notes. The ones that I usually ignore involve asking me for… A job outright. (I’m not hiring right now.) A physical meeting. (I struggle with making time for my own lunch most days.) Twenty minutes of my time. (Whenever I am asked for twenty …

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The single most important skill hiring managers look for in candidates

If you’re a job-seeker, you probably understand the importance of having a strong, eye-catching LinkedIn profile. The headline section of the profile is most important because it’s the first point of reference someone has about the work you do. If you do not edit it yourself, by default, LinkedIn puts in your current job title …

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