Tips for Updating Your LinkedIn Profile Pic

Your profile photo on LinkedIn is significant. Did you know that profiles with photos attract 50-70 percent more inquiries than profiles without pictures? On LinkedIn, the thumbnail photo is small, so be sure to choose your photo carefully. Here are some useful tips: Don’t use an old photo. There are few things worse than meetingContinue reading “Tips for Updating Your LinkedIn Profile Pic”

Three Basic Rules To Make Your Résumé or LI Profile Stand Out To Employers

To get that first interview call, your résumé should be pristine and natural for anyone to read – from the layperson to a technical/military expert. Using common military or workplace acronyms in your résumé or LinkedIn profile without spelling out the base word at least once could be negatively impacting your job search because the applicant tracking system (ATS) or the personContinue reading “Three Basic Rules To Make Your Résumé or LI Profile Stand Out To Employers”

How to ‘Power-Up’ Your LinkedIn Profile

To get the most out of your LinkedIn profile, make sure you do these four things: Polish Up and Complete Your Profile. Your profile is the “front door” to your LinkedIn account. First impressions matter, so make sure you’ve made your profile and profile picture as professional as possible. As an added benefit, your LinkedInContinue reading “How to ‘Power-Up’ Your LinkedIn Profile”

Why You Should Have Both A LinkedIn Profile and Résumé

Once upon a time, attending networking mixers, industry events, and the Chamber of Commerce meetings was the best way to make new connections and build business relationships. Now, many of these activities have moved online within the LinkedIn community. Much like networking in person, professionals interact on LinkedIn with the explicit intention of making businessContinue reading “Why You Should Have Both A LinkedIn Profile and Résumé”

How A Stay-At-Home Parent or Caregiver Can Impress Prospective Employers

The purpose of any résumé is to make it easy for employers to appreciate your unique value, experience, and qualifications. If you are a stay-at-home parent or caregiver who is ready to apply for full or part-time work outside the home, it may seem as though you have nothing to present to a prospective employer. But,Continue reading “How A Stay-At-Home Parent or Caregiver Can Impress Prospective Employers”