We all want to stand out. With more than 100 people on average applying to every job listing out there, it can be hard to make your on-par job skills and drive translate into much more than "I'm the ideal candidate. No, seriously. I'm perfect for this." The problem might be that you're trying too hard to have the perfect profile. In fact, it's so perfect, everyone's saying the exact same thing.
Chances are, you have a LinkedIn profile, but it's probably not getting the type of attention that you'd hoped or expected. We get it, and we're here to help. Here's how to boost your LinkedIn game and win the attention of recruiters online.
LinkedIn is a little different than other social networks, which offer news, community, and sometimes cute cat photos, but lack the laser focus on professionals and the recruiters and companies that hire them. Still, for overscheduled social media users, the question remains: "If I'm on X,Y, and Z social networks already, do I need to go to the time and trouble of creating (and perfecting) a LinkedIn profile, as well?" Here's why the answer is yes.
If you’re struggling to get the attention of potential employers on LinkedIn, then consider these four common offenses that too many professionals unknowingly commit on the world’s most popular career-oriented social networking site.
Social listening, or also known as social media monitoring, is a way to locate specific conversations happening online without having to seek them out individually. Knowing how to master social listening just may be your ticket to career success!
Facebook recently changed its privacy settings yet again, making the site (ironically) less private for users. Here’s a guide on how professionals can safeguard their profiles following the new changes.