How LinkedIn Connects Me to Future Opportunities: Tips for Getting Started on LinkedIn

By Jess Ratty Why do you feel it’s important to use LinkedIn? I believe that our voice is one of the most important gifts we’ve got. LinkedIn offers a place where we can share our voice – to impart knowledge, help shape opinions, and leave an imprint on the world. Having spent the better part […]

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Bringing the Power of LinkedIn Into Your Yahoo Mail Experience

By Bob Rosin Wouldn’t it be great to learn a bit more about the people you’re emailing with every day so you can be more productive? Starting today, you can. When you sync your LinkedIn and Yahoo Mail accounts, you’ll have direct access to helpful information about your colleagues or new partners and customers who […]

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Hey Job Seeker, It’s Time To Get Up And Get Hired

by Daniel Ayele The world of job seeking can be all consuming. From secretly stalking the open reqs page of your dream company to sending endless applications into the black hole of online job listings, your job search can quickly begin to feel like a job in and of itself. Enter the brand new LinkedIn […]

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Industries Where Your Network Matters More Than You Think

by Peter Rigano You’ve probably heard the adage that your next job is likely to come from someone you know. While people find work through a variety of channels, your network may be more important than you realize. By analyzing hiring and networking data on LinkedIn, we uncovered how connections between members impact the way […]

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New LinkedIn Rule: Search for Free Until You Can’t

by Jim Stroud LinkedIn, the No. 1 social network used by recruiters and sourcers around the world, is changing the game; it has decided to give it all away for free. This is a direct quote from their website: As part of our ongoing efforts to make search on LinkedIn more relevant and powerful for you, […]

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Brand YOU Year: How to Brand Yourself Without Sounding Like Everyone Else

By Catherine Fisher If you’re motivated about your career, passionate about doing your best work, and are highly creative, then I’ve got news for you: so is everyone else.  We’ve just announced our annual list of the words that make you go ‘meh’ – the most overused, underwhelming buzzwords and phrases in LinkedIn profiles of […]

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Showcase Your Professional Certifications on LinkedIn in One Click

by Dan Shapero As a member, having a certification on your profile can be a beacon for opportunity and a powerful way to showcase expertise. On average, LinkedIn members with certifications receive 6x more views to their profile. Today, we are launching Add to Profile for Certifications, to allow members to add professional certifications to […]

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Your Skills Are Your Competitive Edge on LinkedIn

by Mathieu Bastian Members who list  skills on their LinkedIn profiles receive an average of 13 times more profile views than those who don’t. That fact alone underscores the importance of making your profile shine with a comprehensive list of professional skills and expertise. There are more than 45,000 standardized skills to choose from to […]

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