Career Questions tagged Linkedin

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...

#internship

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Conor Myhrvold’s Avatar Linda Law’s Avatar Phoebe Venkat’s Avatar
Active Dec 06 '18 at 03:12 AM

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Posted by Megan Rylee D.’s Avatar Megan Rylee D.
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Conor Myhrvold | Engineering, Program Management Hi! I have had a LinkedIn account since graduating from college ...

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...

#career #social-media

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Kim Igleheart’s Avatar Alwyn Velásquez’s Avatar Christopher McCool’s Avatar Heather Horsey’s Avatar
Active Dec 10 '18 at 11:59 PM

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Posted by Esther C.’s Avatar Esther C.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Esther, This is a good question! A lot depends on what ...

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...

#cover-letters

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Robert (Rob) Morton’s Avatar Jo-Ann Conrod’s Avatar Milly Carrillo’s Avatar
Active Apr 10 '18 at 04:32 PM

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Posted by Edgar L.’s Avatar Edgar L.
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Robert (Rob) Morton | Corporate Communications Pro Edgar -Be honest and authentic. Try not to use a lot ...

Where should I search for jobs?

Is LinkedIn a good media to find a job? #career #career-choice #job-search...

#linkedin

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Karine LEFRANCQ’s Avatar Win Matsuda’s Avatar Xiaozhao Li’s Avatar Karine LEFRANCQ’s Avatar
Active Dec 26 '17 at 03:28 AM

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Posted by Jennifer H.’s Avatar Jennifer H.
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Karine LEFRANCQ | Project Management Hello, LinkedIn is great but i agree with Ashley, again it ...

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...

#linkedin

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Daniela Silva’s Avatar Carmen Merrill’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:59 PM

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Posted by Angela A.’s Avatar Angela A.
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Daniela Silva | Educational Writer- New Heights Educational Group Hi Angela! Psychologists specialize in a host of different areas within ...

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...

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

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Active Aug 17 '17 at 07:56 PM

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Posted by Brenda S.’s Avatar Brenda S.
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Gabe Cohen | Software Development Engineer at Workday Hi Brenda, Great question! I wondered the same thing when I ...

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?...

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

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Kim Igleheart’s Avatar Stephanie Hamilton’s Avatar Susan E. Oser’s Avatar
Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:51 PM

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Posted by Paajcha Julie X.’s Avatar Paajcha Julie X.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist To answer your question Paajcha. . . It sounds like you ...

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 #professional-development #linkedin

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Julia Casciato’s Avatar Andria Frederickson’s Avatar Ken Simmons’s Avatar Rainie Denne'e’s Avatar +2
Active Feb 27 '18 at 01:06 PM

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Posted by Galina B.’s Avatar Galina B.
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Julia Casciato | QA Engineer at MobyMax There are a few ways to beef up your LinkedIn profile, ...

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....

#linkedin

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Brittnye Dione S. (LION)’s Avatar Terri Powell-Brown, MS, CCC-SLP’s Avatar Kelsey B. Darby’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:56 PM

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Posted by Ena W.’s Avatar Ena W.
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Brittnye Dione S. (LION) | M.Ed Candidate | Recruitment & Career Adviser | ... Hi Ena, I am a BIG LinkedIn fan! I highly recommend ...

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...

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

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Carolyn Kiel’s Avatar Daniela Silva’s Avatar Abigail Adams’s Avatar Rand Hein’s Avatar
Active Jun 06 '18 at 06:17 PM

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Posted by Mounia M.’s Avatar Mounia M.
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Carolyn Kiel | Digital Operations Training Manager Hi -- sure, you can start out by adding former supervisors ...

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

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Daniela Silva’s Avatar Angie Thomsen’s Avatar
Active Aug 21 '18 at 11:24 PM

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Posted by Mounia M.’s Avatar Mounia M.
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Daniela Silva | Educational Writer- New Heights Educational Group Hello, Here are some suggestions for how to use LinkedIn to ...

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...

#linkedin-recruiter

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Wilfred Beijers’s Avatar Carmen Merrill’s Avatar Karen Kitchel’s Avatar Christy Rosen, M.Ed., CPRW’s Avatar
Active Jul 13 '18 at 02:27 PM

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Posted by Olivea V.’s Avatar Olivea V.
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Wilfred Beijers | IMPACT Solution Advisor at Chevron Where I think LinkedIn is helpful is by creating a network. ...

How can I use social media such as LinkedIn to successfully making connections?

I'm currently building a profile on LinkedIn. #career-path #linkedin...

#connections

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Nathan Booth’s Avatar Shehram Malik’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:53 PM

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Posted by Deborah C.’s Avatar Deborah C.
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Nathan Booth | Career Development Professional at University of Alberta Career ... I would recommend using LinkedIn as just one tool in your ...

How do you make the best LinkedIn profile?

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

#internet-recruiting

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William Robbins’s Avatar Callie Olin’s Avatar Andy Le Butt’s Avatar Lena Sernoff’s Avatar
Active Apr 16 '18 at 04:44 PM

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Posted by Simone S.’s Avatar Simone S.
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William Robbins HI Simone, LinkedIn is a very important networking tool. Many employers ...

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...

#linkedin

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Julien Schleret’s Avatar Stephanie Murnen’s Avatar Sergei Dines’s Avatar Azaelia Torres, PHR, SHRM-CP’s Avatar
Active Apr 25 '18 at 02:24 AM

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Posted by Jackie G.’s Avatar Jackie G.
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Julien Schleret | Social Media Strategist at Google Hi Jackie, Yes, you can get recruited thanks to your Linkedin ...

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...

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

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John Noble’s Avatar John Noble’s Avatar Cindy R. Jones, CCSP’s Avatar W. S.’s Avatar
Active Feb 28 '18 at 02:24 AM

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Posted by Danny L.’s Avatar Danny L.
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John Noble | Principal at Noble Career Strategies Hello again, Danny: thanks for the feedback! Any time you get ...

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...

#personal-development

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Joel Volkert’s Avatar Genevieve Cawthorn’s Avatar Katy Maclean’s Avatar Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active Feb 11 '18 at 06:39 PM

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Posted by Jackie G.’s Avatar Jackie G.
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Joel Volkert | Educator/Career Coach, Founder of "Learn Now Learn Well" Hi Jackie,That's a great question. I think talking to professors or ...

How to create a Summary profile for link In ?

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

#summary

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Daniela Silva’s Avatar Gary Stephen Petito’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:49 PM

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Posted by Gabriela  C.’s Avatar Gabriela C.
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Daniela Silva | Educational Writer- New Heights Educational Group Hi Gabriela, The summary section requires brevity and critical thinking. You ...

What are some unnecessary items people put on their resumes?

I am applying to internships and want my resume to look good. What can I leave out? #resume #recruiting #resume-writing...

#linkedin

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Kim Igleheart’s Avatar ritesh sharma’s Avatar Molly Cabalo’s Avatar Carole Curtis’s Avatar
Active Jul 04 '18 at 07:02 AM

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Posted by Abby G.’s Avatar Abby G.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Hi Abby! Lots has changed in resume writing over the years, ...

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 indeed.com , linkedin.com , 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 #linkedin #websites

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Active Aug 21 '18 at 11:29 PM

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Posted by Mitchell A.’s Avatar Mitchell A.
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Daniela Silva | Educational Writer- New Heights Educational Group Hi Mitchel, It's completely normal be anxious about getting a job, ...

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...

#job-application

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Dave Ramanauskas, Agile Consultant, CSM, CSP’s Avatar Sheila Tobin’s Avatar Erica Ramos’s Avatar Gary Stephen Petito’s Avatar +1
Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:47 PM

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Posted by Anush Reddy N.’s Avatar Anush Reddy N.
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Dave Ramanauskas, Agile Consultant, CSM, CSP | Information Technology Project Manager Recruiters use LinkedIn as a tool to find candidates for their ...

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...

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

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ShaRon Bynum’s Avatar Dave Ramanauskas, Agile Consultant, CSM, CSP’s Avatar Susan Castillo’s Avatar Ken Simmons’s Avatar +3
Active Jun 08 '18 at 12:18 AM

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Posted by Hollie C.’s Avatar Hollie C.
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ShaRon Bynum | Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt I personally do not accept invitations from strangers on Linked In. ...

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...

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

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Brie Gallagher’s Avatar Samantha Bourque’s Avatar Monty Clegg’s Avatar Ken Simmons’s Avatar +1
Active Jun 08 '18 at 12:14 AM

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Posted by Ben  L.’s Avatar Ben L.
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Brie Gallagher | Production Coordinator II at ESPN Hi, Ben! You don't necessarily need to know someone to get ...

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...

#consulting #industry-contacts #linkedin

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Rachel di Mattia’s Avatar Trisha Bhaumik’s Avatar Ken Simmons’s Avatar Danielle Gendron’s Avatar +1
Active Jun 01 '18 at 05:15 PM

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Posted by Wooju Y.’s Avatar Wooju Y.
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Rachel di Mattia | Capital Markets at PwC Another great resource, if you're enrolled at a university / college, ...

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...

#linkedin

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Wael Al-Rihawi’s Avatar Prashanth TM’s Avatar Elizabeth Johnson’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:38 PM

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Posted by Shakuan F.’s Avatar Shakuan F.
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Wael Al-Rihawi | Mechanical Engineer I Automotive I use Moster and Careerbuilder too.

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...

#profile-picture

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Angie Thomsen’s Avatar Kate Wallace’s Avatar JoAnn Kadien’s Avatar
Active Aug 21 '18 at 11:46 PM

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Posted by Jerry L.’s Avatar Jerry L.
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Angie Thomsen | HBA Operations Supervisor I would use the same 1 to 2 photos. This will ...

What info should I fill out under the "education" section on LinkedIn?

I am debating if I should simply enter my major, GPA, relevant coursework, and awards I received from/while attending each institution. Is there any additional information I should add? #education #resume...

#linkedin

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Wael Al-Rihawi’s Avatar Joel Volkert’s Avatar
Active Aug 30 '17 at 03:35 PM

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Posted by Shakuan F.’s Avatar Shakuan F.
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Wael Al-Rihawi | Mechanical Engineer I Automotive Add any interesting projects you worked on. You are on the ...

How much information should I put under each LinkedIn section?

I am currently filling out the description section under each of my awards/honors on LinkedIn. How vague should the information be and what is the max number of lines/sentences I should use to describe each award? Should I quote where I got my information from (if I'm noting specifics)? P.S....

#linkedin #resume

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:34 PM

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Posted by Shakuan F.’s Avatar Shakuan F.
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Crystal Rodwell | Educator, Leader, Writer Hi Shakuan, My advice is to make your LinkedIn account match ...

Should I have a LinkedIn account to start the job search process?

Is this beneficial to the 20 and under age range? What types of experiences should I add? Any other tips? #resume #linkedin...

#linkedin-recruiter

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Sophie Hinshaw’s Avatar Kyle Kelleher’s Avatar Janet Rivera-Jimenez’s Avatar Linda Ivelise Mirabal’s Avatar +1
Active Jun 15 '18 at 05:20 PM

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Posted by Sabine D.’s Avatar Sabine D.
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Sophie Hinshaw | Merchandising Coordinator at Pottery Barn Kids Yes! A good LinkedIn profile is an essential tool, while an ...

How do you use your linkedin profile to it's full advantage to get a job?

I've made a linkedin profile and I don't quite understand how to use it to obtain a job that I want. I am currently a sophomore in college, I major in Civil Environmental engineering and I would like to know how using Linkedin can help me find a job. Thank you. #job #linkedin #ceo...

#working-in-big-companies

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:28 PM

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Posted by Thomas L.’s Avatar Thomas L.
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Wael Al-Rihawi | Mechanical Engineer I Automotive Check the link below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8fpQMa8_O8A&ab_channel=AnsonAlexander

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