Career Questions tagged Linkedin

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C L. Sep 12, 2020 374 views

What to say when reaching out connections on Linkedin?

THANK YOU FOR TAKING THE TIME TO ANSWER MY QUESTION! Context: I came across a job posting in "X" department I'd like to apply and I know someone who works at that company in "Y" department. I understand that X & Y departments work closely together. I want to gain more insights about the...

#career #employer #interview #networking #jobapplications #strategy #technology #linkedin #careercoaching

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danieh K. May 11, 2020 703 views

Math is not one of my strongest strengths. Will I struggle in the area of economics because of this?

Hi, I'm a 16-year-old high school student determined to get an education in the areas of economics and business. I have many strengths but one of them does not include math. The Idea of this extremely bothers me because I feel as if I will struggle. Any advice? (thank you for all the...

#highschool #career #business #economics #strengths #student #linkedin #highschoolstudent #math

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danieh K. May 06, 2020 376 views

What types of jobs can I pursue with a background in economics?

Hi, I'm a 16-year-old high school student determined to get an education in the areas of economics and business. I have a huge interest in these subjects but I'm not sure what types of jobs I would be pursuing as an economist in the future. #career #economics #business #highschool...

#highschoolstudent #student #linkedin

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Christie C. Apr 04, 2020 470 views

What are some best practices for building a LinkedIn profile as a college student?

On a more specific note, should I include my role in an executive board for a student organization in the experiences section or in the volunteering section? #student #resume #job #career #college #linkedin...


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Megan Rylee D. Dec 06, 2018 467 views

What are qualities of a good LinkedIn profile?

I am wondering what employers want to see in a LinkedIn profile and what they don't want to see. #linkedin #job...


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Esther C. Jun 06, 2018 541 views

What picture is appropriate to set as your background on LinkedIn?

While updating my LinkedIn and looking at other people's profiles today, I want to know what background picture is appropriate and unique for my profile. I saw people putting a backdrop of their schools and cities. However, are those the only acceptable pictures? #career-counseling #linkedin...

#social-media #career

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Edgar L. Mar 14, 2018 369 views

What are Do's and Don'ts for my LinkedIn account/Resume/Cover Letter?

I am preparing to hunt for Internships and want to catch the companies attention. I could use all the insight possible. #linkedin #resume #public-relations...


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Jennifer H. Dec 07, 2017 594 views
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Jackie G. Jan 18, 2017 771 views

How to network and build connections?

I could use some ways to build professional connections. I recently made a LinkedIn account--but, is this site really effective at building connections? #college #career #resume #networking #linkedin #job-application...


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Anush Reddy N. Sep 13, 2016 809 views

How powerful is LinkedIn ?

What is the role of LinkedIn in getting a job in US, are resumes given equal importance as LinkedIn. Which one is better ? #research #human-resources #resume #recruiting #resume-writing #linkedin...


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Paajcha Julie X. Apr 30, 2017 744 views

LinkedIn profile: Tailored towards a certain profession or master resume?

The reason I am asking this question is because I've seen a number of profiles on LinkedIn that seem to be master resumes and others that seem to be tailored. Recently, I have been starting to use LinkedIn more often and fixing and editing my profile. Does it depend on how you use LinkedIn?...

#job-application #career #work #job #career-counseling #professional-development #resume #linkedin #writing

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Brenda S. Apr 30, 2017 989 views

Is there a cut-off for relevant information on resumes on Linked In, or should you include everything?

**For everyone who doesn’t have a LinkedIn and is reading this, I’d advise you to make one right now! It helps a lot, and even just making one and adding new things to it helps so much! LinkedIn is getting increasingly more popular with both employers and job-seekers. My university highly...

#job-application #career #linkedin #professional-development #resume #resume-writing #professional-training #writing

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Galina B. Apr 14, 2017 794 views

How can I effectively use LinkedIn if I do not have many real-life connections?

I am a high school student and I created a LinkedIn account two years ago but I do not have much on my profile and only 4 connections. I am in school most of the time, so I do not have a lot of work or volunteering experience. My town is small and not a lot of people I associate with have a...

#branding #networking #linkedin #professional-development

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Angela A. May 31, 2017 11918 views

Under what category would psychology or clinical psychology be considered in?

I was looking on LinkedIn and I couldn't decide or figure out what industry psychology or any occupation related to it falls under. I was guessing human resources but I haven't received any good recommendations so I feel like it's wrong. #psychology #human-resources #clinical-psychology...


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Ena W. Mar 25, 2017 514 views

How often do you update linkedin?

I add my experience on time. Now i don't have many connections and a little people view my profile. I hope use linkedin effectively....


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Mounia M. Feb 16, 2017 795 views

How to make connections on LinkedIn?

I am new to LinkedIn and am wondering who I should add as a connection? I also am transitioning into a different career section, hopefully the non-profit, human service, or social service sector and am not sure if I should add old employees/supervisors from the insurance industry. #networking...

#linkedin-recruiter #career-change #social-networking #linkedin

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Mounia M. Feb 16, 2017 926 views

What should I put on LinkedIn when I am an unemployed student looking to transition into the non-profit, human service, or social service sector from financial services?

Should I list that I am a student who is looking for job opportunities and looking to transition into the non-profit, human service, or social service sector from financial services in my headline? Should I mention the career which I aspire to have? In the experience section should I list my...

#linkedin-recruiter #linkedin #job-search-strategies #career-path #career-change #job-search #career-counseling

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Olivea V. Feb 12, 2017 728 views

Should I create a LinkedIn profile to help find a job?

I am a highschool student seeking a summer job, but I have little work experience. I want to increase my profile in the "work world". Is LinkedIn a good place to start? #job-coaching #first-job #linkedin...


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Deborah C. Feb 11, 2017 634 views
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Simone S. Feb 04, 2017 687 views

How do you make the best LinkedIn profile?

I am wondering what companies look at if they use LinkedIn. #recruiting #linkedin...


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Jackie G. Jan 30, 2017 661 views

Do jobs really recruit you from LinkedIn?

I recently made a LinkedIn profile to the best of my ability. I would like to get it looked over by someone for advice on how to improve it, especially since I've heard that companies are apparently using online recruiters. #college #career #job-search #recruiting...


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Danny L. Jan 28, 2017 584 views

How do I find work opportunities abroad?

I'm a college student in Boston and I'm looking for work experiences abroad from United States. I major in Economics and Business, and don't have much skill with IT(except MS office) or practical(things like design or architecture) skills. Other than resources from my school and Linkedin, I'm...

#linkedin #international-business #first-job #job #international #job-search

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Gabriela C. Dec 14, 2016 531 views

How to create a Summary profile for link In ?

I am asking because I am currently working on my profile Thank you #linkedin...


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Abby G. Oct 27, 2016 764 views
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Mitchell A. Sep 19, 2016 626 views

What are some good websites, some specifics in searching for careers within your field of study?

A few friends have informed me that before I graduate to start applying for jobs. Few have told me to use websites such as , , etc. I have been using indeed often but pretty much all requirements for the jobs I am interested in want experience of a few some odd years....

#career #websites #linkedin

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Hollie C. Aug 18, 2016 845 views

What are some good ways to approach professional people that I don't know on LinkedIn?

I heard a lot about how important it is to get connected with people if one wants to find a job or know more about a specific industry beforehand. What are some ways to approach strangers on LinkedIn that will result in more positive feedback and help me succeed in social networking and job...

#career #career-development #networking #social-networking #new-hires #career-paths #linkedin #job-search

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Ben L. Aug 17, 2016 831 views

What are good ways for me to start networking with professionals who work at ESPN?

I'm a college student entering his third year at San Jose State. I am pursuing a major in economics and a minor in advertising. I would love to get an internship at ESPN in the marketing or sales departments. I heard it helps if you have people within your network who work at ESPN but I...

#linkedin #espn #sports #networking #social-networking

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Wooju Y. Jul 04, 2016 613 views

Improving Connections

What are some good ways to get connected with more people? I have a LinkedIn, but I feel like that isn't very good at expanding contacts yet. I've searched on the internet for people, but I couldn't find any people. I want to meet more people at different jobs and careers and understand what...

#industry-contacts #consulting #linkedin

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Shakuan F. Jul 02, 2016 595 views

What professional websites (besides LinkedIn) should prospective and current college students look into?

The main professional website that people use is LinkedIn, but are there other websites people should look into? #college #college-bound #colleges #networking...


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Jerry L. Jun 20, 2016 704 views

Should I use the same "professional" photo for all my profiles?

I've recently created a LinkedIn and a Skype for professional and interviewing purposes now that I'm transitioning into adulthood. Should my professional photo be recycled or is this a sign of laziness and worth avoiding? #linkedin...