LinkedIn Best Practices Articles

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    What Santa Can Teach Us About LinkedIn Profiles

    December 24, 2019

    Have you seen Santa’s LinkedIn profile? Check out his Summary: Since it’s Santa’s busiest season, we were very lucky he found some time to sit down with us and answer a few questions. What makes your profile’s Summary so good? It is packed with personality and passion. It paints a vivid picture of the North Pole culture where employees are intrinsically...

  • 10 Tips for Picking the Right LinkedIn Profile Picture 

    August 5, 2019

    Your profile picture is a key element of your LinkedIn presence. Our research shows that just having a picture makes your profile 14 times more likely to be viewed by others. As a recruiter, that means this little round image is your first chance to make a good impression on candidates — and it's a key element of your recruiter brand. If you already have a...

  • 10 LinkedIn Profile Summaries That We Love (And How to Boost Your Own)

    July 16, 2019

    We get it. Writing your LinkedIn profile summary isn’t at the top of your to-do list. You’re not sure what to write. It’s not worth your time. Your profile is complete enough. [Insert your own excuse here.] Well sometimes you need a great example — or 10 great examples — to see the summary’s magic and know how to write your own. Read on and prepare to be...

  • The Top 10 Words Recruiters Use to Describe Themselves

    February 27, 2018

    As a recruiter, you’re constantly scanning resumes. And likely, your eyes start to glaze over when you see what feels like the...

  • 5 Free (and 3 Paid) Ways to Build Your Employer Brand on...

    April 11, 2017

    You already know employer branding is important. In fact, 53% of talent leaders say that they would prioritize investing more in...

  • The Top 10 Buzzwords Recruiters Should Avoid

    January 25, 2017

    You are a recruiter. You talk to dozens of people every day, scan their resumes, hear all about their accomplishments. And your single...