Category: Linked In

What privacy setting should you have on LinkedIn?

What privacy setting should you have on LinkedIn?

When you first start thinking about applying for a new job, you need the confidence to know that every single change you make isn’t broadcast to your entire network. You can do that through LinkedIn permissions. Here’s how: Go to me   Then click settings and privacy and toggle sharing profile edits to “No.”  

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How to use LinkedIn jobs – without your boss knowing

How to use LinkedIn jobs – without your boss knowing

One of the main reasons, people stay from Linkedin when they first start thinking about changing jobs is that they don’t want to tip off their boss and colleagues. There are 3 easy things you can tweak to help put your mind at ease. 1 Change your permissions. Just making this one simple tweak means […]

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3 Great LinkedIn Examples

3 Great LinkedIn Examples

When clients contact me asking for help in getting their dream job, I do three things first. I google them using a few tips and tricks I have picked up along the way to make sure there aren’t any sneaky surprises. I set up Google Alerts so I’ll know if any sneaky surprises happen after I’ve […]

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How to Get a Great LinkedIn Profile, Part 3 – Making Contact on LinkedIn

How to Get a Great LinkedIn Profile, Part 3 – Making Contact on LinkedIn

Linked In Profile steps – making Linked In Contacts. “Pulling a good network together takes effort, sincerity and time.”  Alan Collins, author of Unwritten HR Rules I’m sure, like me, you’ve received a LinkedIn request. They are often  from someone you either: a) don’t remember b) don’t know at all c) know, but have no […]

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How to Get a Great LinkedIn Profile, Part 2 – Getting the headline right

How to Get a Great LinkedIn Profile, Part 2 – Getting the headline right

How important is writing a professional headline for your LinkedIn profile? Extremely, says Karen Rosenzweig, Social Media Coach at One Smart Cookie Marketing. “LinkedIn headlines have the ability to portray the value you offer clients. They give a sense of what you do,”she says. “Its main job  is to get people to click on your name and […]

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Jen Lehner with 3 tips on how to use LinkedIn

Jen Lehner with 3 tips on how to use LinkedIn

Last week I had the great pleasure of interviewing Jen Lehner – one of my favourite people in the social media scene. Jen has a great knack of making jobs that seem overwhelming, simple so I asked her to give me her best 3 tips on how to make LinkedIn work. As she says, most people […]

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How to not look dumb on LinkedIn

How to not look dumb on LinkedIn

This is a question I get asked a lot and here’s my easy answer. And if you you prefer to read rather than watch (or you are at work..) here’s the transcript:   Hi, Kathy Wilson here from Elite Reputations. This week’s tip is another question I get asked a lot, which is: [surely] LinkedIn’s […]

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