Today’s topic is don’t be ordinary, be extraordinary. You need to make yourself stand out. Good career management means being visible. Be visible on LinkedIn, not just when you are gainfully employed. Not just when you’re unemployed in career transition, but when you are gainfully employed. Plus, while you are in career transition and gainfully […]
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.
The Hiring Process Explained…
I applied last week! Why haven’t they called me Back? So the question today is, ‘I’ve applied on LinkedIn or Indeed last week, why haven’t I heard anything?’ If you’ve applied on Indeed or LinkedIn, the reason why you aren’t receiving that call immediately is that jobs are posted for a set length of time. […]
Do I Need a Professional LinkedIn Presence?
If you don’t have a LinkedIn profile, you are committing career suicide.
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 […]
Linkedin is the Number One Professional Networking Site. If you are actively managing your career a Linkedin profile is as critical as a professional resume. Establishing an accurate and impressive profile with a customized link which can be shared is just the start to expanding a network with the potential to connect with 161 million […]
Linkedin – A Professional Profile
If you had to choose one single job search tool in addition to a professional resume to assist in your career success it should be a professional profile on Linkedin. Over 80% of recruiters are searching online for potential candidates and more jobs are found as a result of networking than all other job search tools […]
Linkedin Network Statistics
If you are one of over 80 million professionals with a profile on Linkedin, have you checked your Network Statistics lately? Linkedin provides an exceptional social media site for professionals to network, share information, join groups, find company information and present a positive impression to HR professionals and recruiters but it also provides some interesting Network Statistics. […]
The #1 Professional Networking Site
There are many professional networking sites which offer exceptional opportunities to expand your professional network and access to a wealth of information. Do not hesitate to investigate the many options available and create your online profile on ZoomInfo, Xing, Google, Naymz, VisualCV, Twitter or a Facebook Page. However, there is one site that should be considered mandatory, Linkedin. With over 65 million […]
Are you one of the 10 million active subscribers on Twitter? Or maybe you are one of the 266 million currently using Facebook? Perhaps you are one of the 47 millionactive users on Linkedin? These and other online networking sites continue to attract users at a phenominal rate. LinkedIn members increased by 143% in one year and you can be assured that […]
Linkedin Contact Settings – Giving and Receiving
Linkedin is one of the top, online, professional networking sites. The key word here is “networking” so why would anyone establish a profile on Linkedin and set their contact settings to display: John Smith…”is not currently open to receiving Introductions or InMail™”? It really is amazing to see the number of people on a networking site who have chosen account settings […]
If you have a professional career or are looking for one, chances are you have a LinkedIn profile. When you created your profile you also generated a URL address that consisted of numbers and dashes, www.linkedin.com/in/m-buckland-749/729/75. You have the opportunity to maintain this address to consist solely of your name instead of the numbers and dashes that were automatically […]
Do you have a Linkedin Profile?
Do you have a completed LinkedinProfile? If you are questioning the significance of a presence on Linkedin, please take the time to review the 2009 Social Recruitment Survey Results from Jobvite. You may not be in career transition today but there’s no guarantee that you won’t be next month, next year or the year after that. Here are […]
Job Search Tips and Resources
Job search tips and resources are so abundantly available today that the time required in order to read all of them them would probably take you into retirement! In order to help you sort through the mountains of blogs and articles I’m sharing some tips and resources that I have recently come across from industry colleagues that will be of interest and […]
Are you LinkedIn?
If you are interested in successfully managing your career, you must have a profile on LinkedIn! Described as a business-oriented social networking site, LinkedIn has more than 30 million registered users spanning 150 industries. Their philosophy, “Relationships matter. Your professional relationships are key to your professional success.” As a job search tool, LinkedIn offers increased visibility and connections and the […]