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How to Optimize LinkedIn to Build Your Personal Brand

The Headhunters hosted a webinar with guest speaker Dr. Howie Outerbridge on How to Optimize LinkedIn to Build Your Personal Brand. He shared several great tips on how to use LinkedIn to its full potential! WATCH WEBINAR RECORDING Dr. Howie Outerbridge is Vice President Client Solutions of Logan HR. His background includes [...]

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Using LinkedIn to Stay Connected to the Job Market

Whether you’re seeking your next great employment adventure or happily employed but keeping an eye on the market for future opportunities, we cannot stress enough how important your LinkedIn profile is! LinkedIn is the largest professional network on the internet, with over 500 million members globally1 and over 12 million in Canada.2 While it [...]

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LinkedIn Profile Must-Haves [INFOGRAPHIC]

LinkedIn is an incredibly powerful resource for your job search; it enables you to promote your professional profile, network and get involved in industry discussions. If your profile is lackluster it may be detrimental your professional image and job search efforts. Most employers will review a potential candidate's LinkedIn profile during the hiring process. The [...]

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How to Brand Yourself on LinkedIn Without Sounding Like Everyone Else [INFOGRAPHIC]

Are you a motivated, creative and strategic professional? Well, apparently so are a lot of other LinkedIn users. If you're looking to spruce up your personal brand in 2015, a punchy LinkedIn profile is key. But far too many of us are filling our profiles with empty buzzwords that fail to differentiate you from the pack. [...]

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What Recruiters Look for on Your LinkedIn Profile

All our consultants use LinkedIn to source and research potential candidates. And it’s not just us; a survey by Jobvite found that over 93 per cent of respondent companies use LinkedIn for recruiting.   Unlike most other social media, the majority of LinkedIn users don’t use and update their profile regularly. Our recruitment consultants are [...]

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LinkedIn Etiquette: 20 Do’s and Don’ts [INFOGRAPHIC]

LinkedIn is an essential job search tool for today's job seeker. It's ideal for personal brand building and nurturing your professional relationships.   But just like all social networks, LinkedIn has it's own unwritten rules of etiquette that users tend to follow. The below infographic from Top Dog Social Media lists 20 of their top Do's [...]

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Branding Yourself Online: The Basics

  Investing time in building a ‘Personal Brand’ online can seem intimidating but it can lead to some incredible opportunities. Just take a look at Anthony De Rosa or Piper Weiss. De Rosa was a relentless social media news machine through his Twitter feed and Tumblr, in addition to his regular day job as Product [...]

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Top 10 Overused Buzzwords on LinkedIn

As 2012 counts down we start to see some interesting and entertaining 'year in review'-type lists. One of our favourites is LinkedIn's Buzzwords list! Scouring the 187 million profiles of its members, LinkedIn compiles this annual list of the most (over)used professional buzzwords. View last year's list here. For the second year in a row, [...]

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