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Sharpen Yourself: Get Found On LinkedIn

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Guest article by Steven Tylock What sort of a presence have you built online? If a recruiter had the perfect opportunity for you, and typed in all of the keywords in a search on LinkedIn, would your profile show up in the results? If a potential customer searched for terms related to your specialties or services on LinkedIn, would you get noticed near the top of the list of results? Inside The LinkedIn Personal Trainer, I present a program that teaches readers how to use LinkedIn to find, get found, and network your way to success. That middle component – Get Found – is significant! In March 2008, Joe Katzman and I had an email discussion after I commented on “Sharpen Yourself: LinkedIn & Social Networking Sites.” In response, he offered me a follow-up DID article with LinkedIn profile advice. Sub-sections include: * To Participate, Or Not To…? * Expect that people will evaluate you based on your profile * The LinkedIn Headline * LinkedIn’s Summary and Specialties Section * Positions, Education, Interests * Quick Tip: Web Sites To Participate, Or Not To…? Steve Tylock The first thing I’m going to suggest is that LinkedIn may not be for you. […]

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