Category Archives: LinkedIn

400 million members – Why LinkedIn is so important for our students and future graduates

LinkedIn operates the world’s largest professional network on the Internet with more than 400 million members in over 200 countries and territories. Professionals are signing up to join LinkedIn at a rate of more than two new members per second.  There … Continue reading

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The LinkedIn Guide to the Perfect #WorkSelfie

More top tips from LinkedIn: Your LinkedIn profile is 14x more likely to be viewed simply by adding a profile photo. Follow these tips to take the perfect #WorkSelfie for your LinkedIn profile. You can follow LinkedIn on Slideshare  

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Visualising your LinkedIn connections

LinkedIn Maps is a really nice way to visualise your connections on LinkedIn. Above is an image taken as a screen shot, however when created online it is actually interactive. Each dot is a node which links to one of … Continue reading

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Visualising your LinkedIn connections

LinkedIn maps is a great app which allows you to create an interactive map of all of your connections on LinkedIn. You can click on each node and view the profile of that connection as well as zoom in to … Continue reading

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LinkedIn: endorsements and recommendations

Recommendations LinkedIn recommendations are used to give a colleague or business partner that you have personally worked with or a service provider, a recommendation of their work. There is also the option to recommend a student, but I personally would … Continue reading

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Developing your LinkedIn Profile

If you are thinking about creating a LinkedIn profile or have one but have not looked at it recently, the following tips may be useful.

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A blueprint plan to achieving a complete LinkedIn profile

To achieve a 100% complete profile in the eyes of LinkedIn they say it must contain the following: Industry and postal code A current position with description Two more positions Education At least 5 skills Profile photo At least 50 … Continue reading

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How to network professionally online

LinkedIn is renowned as the world’s largest professional social network site with over 175 million members and growing. I have often heard people say that as they are not looking for a new job, they don’t don’t take much notice … Continue reading

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