Archive for June, 2012

Can Clients Find You On LinkedIn?

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

This is a post for people who own their own business and hope prospects call them and buy stuff. I have looked at about 300 LinkedIn Profiles in the last month.  I'm amazed at how hard people make it to get in touch with them. From not putting up a URL/website to ...

HireSignals: COOL STUFF!

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

HireSignals is a third party tool that I can't imagine LinkedIn allowing to continue... even though they should.  Check out this video on how it works. More here. In short, this tool allows YOU (the job seeker) to say whether you are actively pursuing a new job, or if you don't ...

Getting No Response from LinkedIn Connections? My thoughts…

Monday, June 25th, 2012

I got this email from a friend and JibberJobber user: As you know, I am looking for work. Each time I find a job ad, I look for a LinkedIn connection to find out if the job is active or who is the hiring HR or manager is. The only response ...

LinkedIn Profile Critiques

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

Do you want to see some LinkedIn Profile critiques I've done? Most people can take some of the advice I have given in those critiques and make their own Profile better. Click here to see blog posts about LinkedIn Profile critiques. I charge $100 for a critique, but you might get all the ...

Awesome LinkedIn Summary: Michelle Schmidt

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

Want to be inspired by an awesome LinkedIn Summary?  Check out what Michelle Schmidt, from the Indianapolis area, did: Michelle Schmidt on LinkedIn. It's brilliant for a number of reasons: It is long: 1,952 characters.  I tell people to get as close to 2k characters as possible... Michelle did this. She doesn't list ...

PSA: Use LinkedIn’s Mobile App? Might need to change your password now.

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

Check this post out from Lifehacker: 6.5 Million LinkedIn Accounts May Be Compromised, Change Your Passwords Now More info on NYT: LinkedIn’s Leaky Mobile App Has Access to Your Meeting Notes Great info from TechCrunch here: LinkedIn Confirms Hack And Leak Of “Some” User Passwords It's not a bad idea to go and ...

When a Social Superstar Quits LinkedIn

Monday, June 4th, 2012

Chris Brogan deleted his LinkedIn account. He's done. You can read about it here. I'm not surprised that he deleted his account.  If you haven't heard of Chris, he really is a superstar in the social and networking space.  He is a popular speaker and blogger and has made ...