Category: LinkedIn

9 Tips to Getting Your LinkedIn Profile to All-Star Rating

As social media, LinkedIn especially, continues to play a larger role in how we go about job hunting, it’s critical to have a LinkedIn profile at an All-Star rating. If you don’t know what this means, look at your LinkedIn profile right now.  Right beneath the section with your profile photo is “Profile Strength.” When you reach All-Star rating, that…
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5 Ways to Improve Online Job Hunting in 2018

While many of the strategies you have been using for job hunting may still apply in the online world, there are tweaks you can make to reap better results when online job hunting. The Internet is where many job seekers begin the process of researching job listings, finding employers, and applying to jobs, but that may not be sufficient alone.…
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Protect Your LinkedIn Profile from Being Plagiarized with This Privacy Setting Change

Your LinkedIn profile is unique to you and it should be kept that way. There may be specific selling points that put you ahead of competitors. You may have also invested a lot of time in crafting content to build your professional presence on LinkedIn. So why have all of that taken away from you? Unfortunately, if you don’t carefully…
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7 SEO Optimization Steps to Get Noticed on LinkedIn

How are you going about your job search? There are many options, but the most popular (and often the most successful) approach leverages social networks. Each day recruiters scour social networks for candidates who meet the needs of their job openings. Your job is to make sure your LinkedIn profile is SEO optimized so that you show up in search…
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4 Ways to Spot Employers Using Applicant Tracking Systems to Screen Resumes

In an earlier post we provided tips to producing a well-written resume with a resume checklist, and we indicated the importance of having an applicant tracking system-ready, or ATS-ready, resume. As more employers are inundated with resumes, it becomes harder to find the right talent. So, many employers have resorted to ATS software to help screen resumes that come in.…
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