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Free E-Book: How To Write The Perfect Linkedin Headline

A comprehensive guide to writing a LinkedIn headline that speaks to your professional brand (and hiring managers)!

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How to Ask For (And Get) a Killer LinkedIn Recommendation

By Noelle | July 22, 2015

There’s no greater feeling in the workplace than receiving recognition and praise for a job well done, especially when that praise is coming from your manager or senior leadership. A few words can make those late nights and early mornings seem completely worth it. While you may be tempted to bask in the temporary praise …

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How to Write the Perfect LinkedIn Headline

By Noelle | July 17, 2015

LinkedIn profile optimization is a critical part of job search strategy. But did you know that there is one profile part that is more important than all the rest? It’s true, not all LinkedIn profile parts are created equal. The LinkedIn headline is one of the most important profile parts. If you aren’t getting it …

8 Ways to Accelerate Your Job Search on Linkedin

8 Ways to Accelerate Your Job Search on LinkedIn

By Noelle | July 1, 2015

Updated: March 2021 If you’re like the average Linkedin user, you have a profile and pop in from time to time to consume content, check on your connections or search for jobs.  If you’re similar to the average LinkedIn user you’re also not yielding a whole lot of results and wondering why.  Sound like you? …

Why Your Linkedin Job Search Strategy is an Epic Failure

Why Your Linkedin Job Search Strategy is an Epic Failure

By Noelle | June 24, 2015

Updated: March, 2021 If you’re like most career-focused professionals, you have a LinkedIn profile to compliment your resume and cover letter. You may even think your LinkedIn profile is actually pretty good. However, don’t be fooled by the bells and whistles of this career platform. Just having a LinkedIn profile is not enough when you consider …

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Is Your Linkedin Profile Working for You?

By Noelle | June 23, 2015

Updated: February 2021 LinkedIn is a critical piece of job search and career management strategy. If you have a LinkedIn profile you know how easy it is to set up an account and be present. But do you ever wonder if merely having a profile is enough? How can you be confident your LinkedIn profile …

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10 Ways to Leverage LinkedIn for a Career Change

By Noelle | May 28, 2015

Career changes can be intimidating, especially if you don’t have the necessary experience to make a seamless move. Add LinkedIn to the mix and career change can be even more daunting. How can you prove your fit on LinkedIn and make others believe you are capable of making the change? LinkedIn is a powerful branding …

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9 Simple SEO Hacks to Make Your LinkedIn Profile More Searchable

By Noelle | May 21, 2015

Being searchable on LinkedIn is key for making sure your profile is attracting employers and networking contacts. Because LinkedIn is a search engine, you can become more searchable by leveraging SEO or Search Engine Optimization strategy. In this post I’ll share 9 simple SEO hacks you can use to make your LinkedIn profile more searchable.  How …

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How to Boost Your LinkedIn Profile in Search Results Using SEO Strategy

By Noelle | May 14, 2015

Updated: April, 2021 LinkedIn is one of the most powerful job search tools you can use for landing a job. However you have to know how to use it in order for it to be effective in your job search. Since LinkedIn uses Search Engine Optimization (SEO) to deliver search results to the searcher, LinkedIn …

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How to Achieve All-Star-Status on LinkedIn

By Noelle | May 7, 2015

Updated: November 23, 2020 LinkedIn is a great networking tool for job searchers hoping to quickly find and land a job. However, you must have an optimized LinkedIn profile to produce the most optimum networking results. LinkedIn rewards users who reach all-star status by ensuring they appear in more searches. Therefore it is critical to achieve all-star profile …

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9 Linkedin Hacks to Increase Your Chances of Landing a Job

By Noelle | January 29, 2015

Updated: August 2020 LinkedIn  is a critical platform for career management. When used properly it can even produce incredible life-changing job opportunities in your sleep! Therefore you will want to make sure your LinkedIn profile is working for you in an optimal way. In this blog post we will share simple LinkedIn hacks for leveraging your professional …

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7 Professional Branding Hacks that Don’t Require Writing Skills

By Noelle | January 22, 2015

Projecting the right brand for your target industry and role is essential for being found by employers and hired. However it’s an area of the job search where people tend to struggle the most. In addition to writing your own branding statements, there are other simple strategies that will ensure your brand is working for you. In …

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How to Create and Communicate Your Professional Brand

By Noelle | January 15, 2015

Branding is an important part of finding and landing a new job. Your professional brand helps hiring managers and recruiters understand fit potential for their job openings. Your brand also provides insight into whether or not you are a cultural fit for the organization. Without a strong brand, you will experience difficulty landing a job. …