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10 Reasons Why There Is a Disconnect On LinkedIn Between Recruiters and Candidates

Why do so many recruiters make wrong assumptions with regards to prospective candidates when they use LinkedIn? We all know what happens when you make assumptions, yet every single day, recruiters are making some huge ones directly regarding their target audience – candidates – on the world’s largest professional network, LinkedIn. And if you are […]

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5 Ways To Connect With People On LinkedIn For Free Without Their Email Address

  Over the last few months we have all seen LinkedIn reduce the capability to easily connect and network with people. While I have no issue with them doing this (they are a business after all), it gets a little frustrating when methods you have used for ages suddenly disappear without warning (or explanation). I […]

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Interesting Update > How Many LinkedIn Impostors Are You Connected To?

  Do you really know who you are connecting to on LinkedIn? I just want to share a LinkedIn invite I received this week that highlights something on LinkedIn, that you need to be aware of – impostors, fraudsters, spammers or whatever they choose to call themselves – do actually exist on the popular professional […]

My BBC Film: How To Sell Your Skills Online

Last year I was asked by the BBC to make a short film for BBC WebWise – their website for sharing different advice online. The director wanted me to explain to viewers how social media can help people better present themselves, to aid their job searching online. With companies and recruiters now using sites like LinkedIn, […]

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How To Find The Best LinkedIn Groups To Join

  What is still one of the best ways to actually connect with people on LinkedIn? You got it, LinkedIn Groups. But which ones should you join, and more importantly how do you find the best ones to join? Before I get down to showing you, I want you just to consider why you want […]

How To Avoid Being a Linkedin Desperate Dan

  If you are looking for a job, should you make it obvious on your LinkedIn profile? More importantly, does it make a difference? This was a question that one of my blog subscribers in Australia emailed me this week. It is a superb question and one that I get asked a lot by job […]