Archive for June, 2013

New Job Title? Watch your Professional Headline Change…. :(

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

Late last night I snuck into my office to do a 3 minute job: add a new job title to my Profile.  I just proofed my third book, 51 Alternatives to a Real Job, and added that as a title. I was hoping people would see that in their updates ...

Limited LinkedIn Search Results – what??

Monday, June 24th, 2013

I got a version of this question from a friend and career coach: "I used to be able to find people by job title that were not [first degree] contacts. Now when I look, I only find [first degree] contacts. Am I dreaming and was it always this way?" Good question.  I ...

How to Export Your LinkedIn Contacts

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

LinkedIn hid the link to export your Contacts. It is not very intuitive to get to, but it is only a few clicks away. First, mouse over Network and click on Contacts. Then, click on the Settings icon/link, which is on the far-right of the page, just below the main menu area. Then, ...

Sending Mass Emails To Your First Degree Contacts

Monday, June 3rd, 2013

I've finally gotten around to playing with sending messages to my first degree contacts.  The way I'm doing it now is 50 at a time, through LinkedIn's mail server. Simply mouse over the Inbox menu option, then click Compose.  To the right of the To box you'll see a little non-descript ...