5 Tips for Getting Recruiters to Notice You on LinkedIn

A few months ago, I came across this question on Quora: “Does being on LinkedIn really help me get hired?” Hell yes, it does. Only a year before I saw that question, a recruiter called me with an incredible position at Amazon. How’d she find me? You guessed it: LinkedIn. Having a LinkedIn profile literally changed … Continue reading “5 Tips for Getting Recruiters to Notice You on LinkedIn”

How Introverts can Effectively Network on LinkedIn?

Networking is not as bad as you think. Yeah, you have to talk to people, but you don’t have to do it in person . . . that much. I’m going to show you how you can use LinkedIn to get an interview for an internship without having to talk face-to-face with people. You may … Continue reading “How Introverts can Effectively Network on LinkedIn?”

#81 – Career Expert Series – Resumes & LinkedIn Profiles with Brian Howard

For Episode 81 of The CareerMetis Podcast, we will be hearing again from Brian Howard. Brian Howard is a recurring guest on The CareerMetis Podcast and is very knowledgeable about the career management space. He has written a book called Motivated Resumes and LinkedIn Profiles, and Nissar feels that it’s a great resource for anyone entertaining into … Continue reading “#81 – Career Expert Series – Resumes & LinkedIn Profiles with Brian Howard”

4 Overlooked LinkedIn Features to Help You With Your Next Job Search

LinkedIn is the social media site that every professional turns towards to build their professional networking. With more than 530 million users, it’s a one stop destination for anyone looking to increase their network. While the initial aim for LinkedIn was to connect professional, it very soon diversified into other horizontals and one of which … Continue reading “4 Overlooked LinkedIn Features to Help You With Your Next Job Search”

8 Things to Do When a Recruiter Visits Your LinkedIn Profile

If you are active on LinkedIn, you are probably aware of the “Who viewed my profile” feature. Even though the feature has been part of LinkedIn for a very long time, many users are still at a loss when someone views their profile, especially if it was a recruiter. Is it acceptable to message that … Continue reading “8 Things to Do When a Recruiter Visits Your LinkedIn Profile”

3 Simple Social Media Tips Could Equal Job Search Success

Last year, 54% of hiring managers elected not to hire a candidate based on their social media profiles. But how do you make sure you’re part of the 46%? The worlds of social media and careers are more intertwined than ever – whether you use social media to find a job, your boss is keeping … Continue reading “3 Simple Social Media Tips Could Equal Job Search Success”

11 Things You Are Doing Wrong With Your LinkedIn Profile

We all are well aware of the role of LinkedIn account in career growth. But there are some common mistakes that we all are doing while managing our profile on LinkedIn. However, if you are also trying to make the most of your LinkedIn account then you’re reading the right stuff. Here are the most … Continue reading “11 Things You Are Doing Wrong With Your LinkedIn Profile”

5 Professional Secrets to Take Your LinkedIn Profile Picture to the Next Level

Social media has gone way beyond being just a way to keep up with your friends. With LinkedIn now clocking in at 500 million users, and with more than 10 million active job posts at any one time, it’s proven to be a hub for all things business. Whether you’re looking for a new job, … Continue reading “5 Professional Secrets to Take Your LinkedIn Profile Picture to the Next Level”