Posts in Online Identity
Protect Your LinkedIn Profile from Plagiarism!

I just became aware of something today about LinkedIn that is very important… It appears that unless you proactively change some default settings on LinkedIn, you are now authorizing the Resume Assistant in Microsoft Word to access content such as work experience descriptions from your profile and display them as models to the Word user.

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What Can I Say if My Boss Notices I’ve Updated My LinkedIn Profile?

Oops! You recently made some changes or updates to your LinkedIn profile content and your boss or colleagues have noticed that and are asking you about it, or worse yet, have expressed disapproval or alarm. As an executive resume writer who is often asked by my executive clients for executive resume writing tips, I have found that…

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Be Mindful: Recruiters ARE LOOKING at Your Social Media Activity

Did you know that a full 87 PERCENT of recruiters use LinkedIn to reach out to potential candidates? And that the vast majority of employers weigh your positive or negative presence in social media heavily in making hiring decisions?

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What You Need to Know About the Big Changes LinkedIn is Deploying

Every two years or so, LinkedIn makes significant changes to the design and content of its website. The latest update — launched in late 2016/early 2017 — is designed to align the LinkedIn desktop experience with what users of the LinkedIn mobile app have seen for quite some time.

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Privacy Considerations on LinkedIn

When working with my clients on their executive resumes, a second and very important component of our engagement is often preparation of content for their LinkedIn profiles. Here are some strategies regarding public profile visibility and whether to allow LinkedIn to circulate your information…

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Executives: Don’t Lose All Your Hard Work on Your LinkedIn Profile!

In the past, when LinkedIn has refreshed its user interface, it has removed features. In anticipation that this may happen with the forthcoming redesign, you should consider backing up your LinkedIn profile right now, so you don’t lose any data.

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Wall Street Journal: If You’re Ignoring LinkedIn, You’re Hurting Your Career

Still scoffing about LinkedIn as not worth your time? Sixty-one percent of members visit LinkedIn only every few weeks (or even less often). This is unfortunate, because LinkedIn is a great resource for keeping tabs on what is going on in your industry, searching for and winning a new job….

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Your LinkedIn Contact Network: Build it Big for Maximum Career Benefits

Bigger isn’t always better, but in the case of LinkedIn networks it definitely is. As the world of work and professional networking has evolved with the advent of the online network, so has LinkedIn. Although the official advice is still to connect with those you know, LinkedIn’s features in fact encourage just the opposite.

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