Are you looking for a new project? Perhaps you’re considering a career move? Or you may be thinking ahead and want to position yourself effectively amid the large pool of marketing talent. Either way, if you want to get noticed, LinkedIn is a great place to start, and there are a lot of creative ways for you to improve your LinkedIn presence and stand out from the crowd. It’s also easier than you think.
Buzzwords – you know, the ones you hear and see online and on resumes all the time. They are also the words that fall on deaf ears and are glossed over by people because they have been overused and lost their meaning. As a recruiter or hiring manager, you likely come across these words and phrases all too often, especially on LinkedIn profiles. While people use buzzwords to match job descriptions and hopefully gain the attention of recruiters, they can actually have the opposite effect.
Prior to using any social platform, especially LinkedIn, where you are making connections with people who could have an impact on your career, it’s a good idea to make sure you know how to use the site properly, and perhaps more importantly, know the faux pas and big no-no’s for interacting on LinkedIn.
LinkedIn recently analyzed their data to determine the most promising jobs in finance for 2017. They looked at salary, the potential to be promoted, the number of job openings for a specific position, job growth rate, top skill requirements, and regional availability of positions.
With over 467 million users and growing, what you do and how you appear on LinkedIn will start to affect your career prospects and trajectory more and more. Click to watch IT Recruiter Aaron Walker break down the biggest LinkedIn mistakes he sees every day… and what to do instead.
Recently, LinkedIn’s head of recruiting, Brendan Browne, shares a few of his insights about the current state of recruiting – including where most recruiters are falling short.
If you are like most professionals, you want to make more money. Who doesn’t, right? Most of us have an idea of where our current salary falls on the wage scale in comparison to other professionals with similar experience and credentials. What if you could get the full picture of how much you could and should be making? LinkedIn Salary will do this for you.