Tag Archive: linkedin

Feb 29

Profile Fatigue

‘Profile fatigue’ – love this term, and in fact when I read about it, there was this part of me that sighed and said ‘I hear ya’. No, I didn’t coin this phrase and I’m not sure of its originality but I first read about it on this blog.  Yep, I was intrigued.  As a …

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Feb 29

LinkedIn Follow Button

Do you have a corporate website? Do you have regular information, status, blogs, content, and jobs that you want to distribute? Do you already have a company LinkedIn Business page? Then make sure you get the ‘Follow’ button onto your website. If you don’t have a company page, and have somewhat of a blank stare …

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Feb 22

Spring clean your social media accounts

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So, how long have you been on Facebook now? 3, 4, maybe 6 years? And how many times have you clicked yes to allowing (insert name of website or app) to access you facebook? What about twitter, you can login to so many places via Twitter, LinkedIn or Facebook now, which makes things a bit …

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Feb 18

Personalising your LinkedIn profile url

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A really easy tip on LinkedIn is to customise your public profile url.   This is the part I am talking about below. Now I have personalised mine already, this will help with people searching for me by name (a great SEO tip) and it will come up in search results.  If you don’t have …

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Feb 18

The Social Recruiting mis-match?

I have been doing a bit of research and trying to get some decent figures on social recruiting.  I did found a Jobvite survey (33 essential social recruiting stats 2011) that was released at the end of last year, that although it is US based, has some very interesting stats. Two slides really stood out …

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Feb 17

I’m not asking if you are on LinkedIn, I’m asking is your ‘company’ on LinkedIn?

LinkedIn has been around for a while now, in fact it’s 9th birthday is fast approaching (5th May if you are thinking about sending them a card). Yep they first went live nearly 9 years ago, but I’m not going to give you the history of LinkedIn, you can do that on your own watch …

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Feb 16

When complete isn’t complete enough

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I recently started reading about how LinkedIn have amended their ‘Profile Completeness‘ algorithm to put more emphasis on certain areas of your profile that are within your control.  This is a good move, as many people were stuck through circumstances beyond their control to getting a full profile, more commonly getting a recommendation. So great, …

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Feb 15

Pot, Kettle, Black….?

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It’s caused a bit of a furore, and I don’t blame him. It would seem that in  the eyes of some employers being employed means being eternally bound to a company and not seeking to further your career? As John Flexman found out via his LinkedIn profile, if you advertise that you are interested in …

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Feb 14

What’s this all about then?

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Well, it’s official but it has taken a long time coming. I set a blog up last year when working for JGP Resourcing and basically got bitten by the bug, not that I haven’t contemplated this for hmmmm, about 2 years now.  There is so much out there, there is so much to filter, and …

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