By Meg Guiseppi
Savvy job seekers are already there, leveraging all that the site has to offer – networking, blogging, researching, building brand evangelism . . . and staying top-of-mind with people who can lead them to job opportunities.
You need to be doing the same things, just to keep pace with job seekers competing for jobs with the employers you want to work for.
Having a strong LinkedIn profile and presence indicates that you’re social media savvy and up-to-date with the digital age. NOT having a strong LinkedIn profile can actually be detrimental to your job search.
An understanding of how to use LinkedIn – and a solid strategy – is needed for anyone who wants to optimize the value of this most important professional social networking tool.
If you’re not actively job-hunting, you don’t think any of this matters to you right now. Well, it does matter... very much.
Which scenario describes you?
If you’re not on LinkedIn -- with the best possible profile content and proactive usage for you -- you may be invisible to the very people who can help you meet your job search and career goals.
Start HERE! Whether you’re already on LinkedIn, an occasional user, or about to dive in for the first time, this ebook will help you improve your personal brand and your visibillity to your target audience.
My easy-to-read, FREE ebook will help you leverage LinkedIn very effectively, and I've just updated it! Just click on the title below (or the book cover above) to download.
In my ebook, you'll learn:
And, once you complete your profile -- fully populating all applicable profile sections with keyword-rich and brand-reinforcing content -- my ebook will help you:
Here's just one juicy tip you'll find in the ebook about using LinkedIn for research and market intelligence:
Look at the profiles of employees of your target employers. Connect with them, and scan their profiles for market intelligence and relevant keywords to boost your personal SEO.
It won’t take long to read the ebook, but you’ll find yourself going back to it again and again, as you build out your LinkedIn profile, design a manageable strategy to use LinkedIn, and network your way into a new job.
And you won’t need to provide your email address to download the ebook. No one will put you on an emailing list. Just click on the link above, or the ebook cover above, and there you’ll have it. Easy!
To your job search and career success!
Meg Guiseppi, Job-Hunt's Personal Branding Expert and 20+ year careers industry veteran, has earned 10 certifications, including Reach Certified Personal Branding Strategist, Reach Social Branding Analyst – LinkedIn Profile Strategist, and Certified Executive Resume Master.Meg is the author of "23 Ways You Sabotage Your Executive Job Search and How Your Brand Will Help You Land." Connect with Meg at ExecutiveCareerBrand.com for c-suite personal branding and executive job search help and on Google+ and Twitter (@MegGuiseppi).