Jason Seiden

Posts by Jason Seiden

  • Why You Shouldn't Omit Your College Graduation Year on LinkedIn

    April 14, 2015

    Hiding the year you graduated from college on your LinkedIn profile is like being that teacher who uses the same, ancient picture for the yearbook year after year. At best, you’re fooling yourself. At worst, you’re missing an opportunity to get the right people to connect with you. Most commonly, people omit their graduation year on LinkedIn because they're...

  • How to Captivate Candidates with Your LinkedIn Presence

    January 16, 2014

    The future of HR/recruiting is the history of marketing Ask an HR professional or recruiter what they want to be when they grow up, and they’ll tell you that they want to be taken seriously—like those marketing professionals who get all the budget and have a seat at the… well, you know. And the market is definitely pushing HR and recruiting in that direction: we...

  • 4 Strategies You Should NOT Leverage on LinkedIn

    October 10, 2013

    If you thought this was going to be just another blog post with 4 obvious LinkedIn profile tips, then sit down and grab a pencil, because I'm going strategic on you. This time I’d like to talk to you about what NOT to do on LinkedIn in order to be successful. As a matter or fact, I can guarantee that if you follow these tips and implement them with your team,...

  • What Profile Photo Works Best on LinkedIn: A Real-Life...

    August 20, 2013

    A few years back, I was looking at my own LinkedIn profile, and an odd thought hit me: I really didn’t know what people expected from...

  • How to Measure Your Success on LinkedIn

    July 24, 2013

    What metrics should you track to assess the impact LinkedIn is (or isn't) having on your business? Views? Connections? Content...

  • How to Create an Effective LinkedIn Profile

    July 17, 2013

    In my experience, the place where most people struggle in optimizing their LinkedIn profiles isn't with their content, it's with their...