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LinkedIn’s New Look – 5 Steps to Make It Work for You

LinkedIn’s new desktop layout provides a more seamless experience across mobile and home – but will it make you look good? Here’s what you need to do to ensure your profile is branding you the way you want it to – starting from the top and working our way down. One: Brand Yourself with that […]

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Do You Need a Personal Website?

Online presence is crucial for job seekers, since recruiters routinely research and even source candidates through web searches. Social media platforms like LinkedIn are part of the equation. But do you need a personal website as well? A slew of articles in recent years in publications like Business Insider, Money Magazine and Forbes have answered “yes.” […]

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7 Ways to Use Your LinkedIn Recommendations to Impress Employers

Can LinkedIn recommendations help you get a better job? Absolutely. These powerful online testimonials are often seen very early in the hiring process, when they can contribute to first impressions – and even influence the decision to bring you in for an interview. Look at it this way: what carries more weight to a prospective […]

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Do You Need a Tagline for Your Job Search? (Quick Personal Branding Lesson)

Getting a job is a matter of marketing communications. You have a product to sell – your skills – but you have a lot of competition. You need to be able to very quickly, clearly and memorably communicate what differentiates you. That’s your personal brand. A tagline is a one-liner that instantly conveys your brand […]

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