Today’s topic is Showcase your strengths in your resume and your LinkedIn profile. Identify your strengths and talents leverage them to differentiate yourself you want to be apart from other people you want to be considered number one highlight what sets you apart from others and demonstrate your expertise in a particular field.
Personalize Your LinkedIn Connections Requests
Today’s topic is Personalize. Personalize Your LinkedIn Connection Requests. Don’t send a generic or empty connection request on LinkedIn. Take a few moments. Just a few moments to personalize all requests. Give a reason why you want to connect with that person in that request. It’s courteous and raises the chances of acceptance.
Are YOU Missing Out On Your LinkedIn Profile?
Are you on LinkedIn? If not you’re committing career suicide. LinkedIn can bring huge value to your career management. Let me explain, let me give you three tips. You need to address right today. Number One You need to go and look at your LinkedIn URL. If it’s got numbers and letters after your name, […]
How to USE Social Media to Get a Job in 2020
Social media is a great medium for you to market yourself and it is virtually free. Be polite, be professional, and be purposeful.
Do I Need a LinkedIn Photo?
There are many reasons to have your picture on LinkedIn. I know that many people find it daunting; they don’t want to put their picture in front of a global audience of 675 million people on LinkedIn.
Do I Need a Professional LinkedIn Presence?
If you don’t have a LinkedIn profile, you are committing career suicide.
Is Social Media Good for Career Growth and Management?
The question, today, is, “I’m not particularly good on social media. I hardly ever use it. Can you help me? Does it help my career management?” I am Martin Buckland, and I help senior executives manage and advance their careers. Plus, a lot more. The quick answer is yes, it does. You need to get […]
Successful Social Media Habits when Searching for a Job
I am Martin Buckland a global executive career management practitioner. Today we’re going to talk about the top six successful social media habits. I call myself a LinkedIn junkie. I’m always on LinkedIn because I teach it. I know how I use it and I want my clients to use it all the time. You […]
How To Tell If You Are Using LinkedIn Effectively
Are You Using LinkedIn Effectively? My name is Martin Buckland. I am an executive career management practitioner. I manage and advance the careers of senior executives, those who aspire to be business leaders, and both graduates and candidates of executive MBA programs. And I’m considered to be a global expert in mining professionals. LinkedIn is […]
The Top Eight Job Search Myths
ROI on a job search can be high if you are fully knowledgeable of the process but be aware that myths abound. Let’s debunk some of the top myths.
I’M CONFUSED. WHAT IS YOUR NAME?
Is your name consistent across all your marketing collateral? If not, you have a problem. Read on to learn why you need to fix this.
Mistakes on Your LinkedIn Profile Can Cost You
LinkedIn is part of your marketing and sales tools and your professional persona on the internet. Learn some of my recommendations on how to eliminate mistakes and negativity in your LinkedIn profile.
How to Use Social Media to Advance Your Career
Social media provides a platform in which you can share your value with people in your industry to advance your career. Social media gives you an outlet to interact with other people in your industry, create mutually beneficial relationships, and demonstrate your expertise and knowledge through your posts. Fortunately, it is a fairly easy way […]
Use Social Media to Aid Your Job Search
We are in an age where traditional job advertisements have decreased in frequency, and, more and more, companies are turning their search for candidates to social media. Therefore, as an executive level candidate, it is imperative that you build your personal brand using social media. Why are companies turning to social media? For companies, there […]
What Does Your Social Media Say About You?
When decision makers are considering you for a position, they use your cover letter, resume and an interview to figure out who you are. They want to know what qualifies you for the job, what your goals and values are, and whether you are someone who exhibits professionalism inside–and outside–the company’s walls. That is a […]
Spring Cleaning Your Social Media
When the weather gets warmer, the flowers begin to bloom, and the soft breezes blow, many of us open our windows and roll up our sleeves (or call a housecleaning service to roll up their sleeves) to clean away a year’s worth of dust and debris from our homes. Starting a fresh new season and […]
LinkedIn Tips – Video
If you aren’t on LinkedIn, then you are committing career suicide. This video shows you 5 ways you can optimize your LinkedIn profile to better appeal to hiring influencers.
What Should Be in Your LinkedIn Profile?
LinkedIn is supposed to be a great tool in a job search. What exactly are hiring influencers searching for in your profile?
Is Your LinkedIn Profile Search Engine Friendly?
LinkedIn is one of the world’s most respected social media platforms for business networking. Chances are, you have a LinkedIn account yourself. When you created your account, LinkedIn assigned a default URL or web address, typically a combination of your first and last name followed by a list of default characters such as: http://ca.linkedin.com/mbuckland/12/abc/345de. Is […]
When Can LinkedIn Hurt You?
You know LinkedIn is a great tool for getting connected and promoting your online brand, but when can LinkedIn hurt your career?