I recently wrote about what happens when you search for yourself on LinkedIn. Now I’d like to address what happens when people don’t search for you by name, but rather try to find people like you using “regular” keywords and titles. When it comes to Internet search, the goal for most people and companies is to be on the first … Read More
Free LinkedIn Profile Optimization and Job Seeker Advice
I watched a YouTube video the other day in which someone was charging job seekers for LinkedIn profile optimization. It bothered me. While I appreciate capitalism and don’t fault people for recognizing and seizing an opportunity, I think that in today’s economy, job seekers deserve all of the help they can get, and the currently unemployed certainly don’t need another … Read More
Where Do You Rank In LinkedIn’s Search Results?
Have you ever wondered where you rank in the search results when other people search for you or people like you in LinkedIn? Have you ever searched for yourself on LinkedIn? Do you know here you rank in the results? From my research and observations, most of what the LinkedIn experts and gurus advise with regard to LinkedIn profile optimization … Read More
LinkedIn Search Results Sorting: Relevance or Keyword?
When I deliver presentations on how to leverage LinkedIn to source candidates, I have the opportunity to get a sense of what most people seem to know about using LinkedIn. Recently I have been making it a point to ask how people tend to sort their search results when searching LinkedIn, and the overwhelming majority leave their results sorting at the default value, which … Read More