Simply Coaching: LinkedIn #6 – beef up your profile

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“Isn’t listing my work history on my LinkedIn profile good enough?” It is important to update your profile as things change for you professionally. Someone who has changed jobs, received a new title, or left an organization but has not updated their profile can create a perception that they don’t keep their information current. It […]

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Simply Coaching: LinkedIn #5 – your profile picture

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“Why do I need a picture for my LinkedIn profile? Isn’t it a little vain to publish a picture of myself?” Simply said, you need a profile picture. LinkedIn provides a default grey portrait, but that is a placeholder. Too many people keep the grey profile for a variety of reasons; sense of anonymity, don’t […]

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Simply Coaching: LinkedIn #4 – What is an endorsement?

LinkedIn Endorsements

“People in my LinkedIn network have endorsed me. What does that mean? Should I endorse people in my LinkedIn network?” LinkedIn allows those in your network to endorse your skills and experience. It is simply a way for people in your network to recommend your skills and experience. When sending LinkedIn network invitations, I suggest […]

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Simply Coaching: LinkedIn #3 – Dealing with “Join my network” invitations

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“How do I manage my LinkedIn network?” There are several schools of thought when managing your LinkedIn network. 500+ connections Some simply see it as a numbers game. They try to grow the number of their people in their network as large as they can. If you get more than 500+ LinkedIn connections, LinkedIn will […]

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