This compilation of past posts about using LinkedIn for executive job search follows up a 3-part series of posts I wrote about a year ago, How to Use the New LinkedIn for Executive Personal Branding.
Using LinkedIn is a favorite and frequent topic of mine, and I realized that since I posted that series, I’ve written more than a dozen other popular LinkedIn posts. They can help give you the competitive edge and accelerate your executive job search.
The 3 Most Important LinkedIn Profile SEO Places for Relevant Keywords
Pack your most-searched relevant keywords in the LinkedIn profile spots that rank higher with LinkedIn’s search algorithm.
LinkedIn Groups and Personal Branding: Showcase Your Subject Matter Expertise
How LinkedIn Groups can reinforce your executive brand and help you stay top of mind with hiring decision makers at your target employers.
2 LinkedIn Personal Branding Tips You Don’t Know
Tips I learned taking the Reach Certified Social Branding Analyst LinkedIn Training program.
Add Special Bullet Point Pizzazz to Your LinkedIn Profile
Want to use jazzier bullet points in your LinkedIn profile than the typical asterisk?
Your Personal Brand Online and the LinkedIn Privacy Dilemma
How do you keep your employer from finding out you’re in executive job search?
Keep Your Personal Brand Top-of-Mind with LinkedIn Updates
How to reinforce your personal brand by posting LinkedIn updates regularly.
When Was the Last Time You Updated Your LinkedIn Profile?
Does your LinkedIn profile brand, differentiate, and position you as a good-fit candidate for your current target employers?
How to Connect on LinkedIn with People You Don’t Know . . . and Get Action
How to generate interest and compel strangers to want to help you in your job search.
Does LinkedIn Make the Executive Resume Obsolete?
In a word “No”, but you need to know why.
Yikes! My LinkedIn Profile Disappeared and I Don’t Have a Copy
We’re all at risk. Are you prepared, if it happens to you?
3 BIG Mistakes That Screw Up Your LinkedIn Professional Headline
Three mistakes that can jeopardize your LinkedIn SEO and keep you from being found.
7 Reasons NOT to Copy Someone Else’s LinkedIn Profile
Resist the urge to swipe content from another LinkedIn Profile. It could cost you a great job!
Stop! Before You Write Your Executive Resume or LinkedIn Profile …
You’re not ready to write your resume or update your LinkedIn profile until you do 3 things first to prepare.
Don’t Overlook LinkedIn Company Pages for Executive Job Search
An important resource for company research, LinkedIn Company pages also provide links to profiles of employees working at your target companies.