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PPLSKILL #4 Linkedin Tiger 🐯

PPLSKILL #4 Linkedin Tiger 🐯
By Vahid A.Nezhad • Issue #5 • View online
Using LinkedIn, one of the largest networking platforms in the world, is a great way to find employment. If you are a LinkedIn user, this digest can help you to stand out from the crowd. 

📚 #UsingSocialMedia
Soft Skills: The software developer's life manual By John Z. Sonmez
Soft Skills: The software developer's life manual By John Z. Sonmez
Your strategy with social media should be primarily focused on building an audience and moving the temperature of that audience from cool to hot. You want to get people to go from follower to fan so that they’ll be more engaged in your content, share it with others, and actively pro- mote you. That’s how you’ll build up a reputation in your industry. But how do you do that?
  • Blog posts: Find popular blog posts or share your own.
  • News articles: Post interesting articles related to your niche if possible or software development in general.
  • Quotes: Famous quotes, especially inspirational ones, are usually very popular.
  • Tips and tricks: Any special knowledge you might have that someone else might appreciate.
  • Humor: Some humor is okay, but try to make sure it isn’t offensive and is actually funny.
  • Engaging questions: A great way to engage your audience and interact with them.
  • Promotion for your own stuff: Do the least of this, but mix some of it in.
📝 Article
10 LinkedIn Profile Summaries That We Love (And How to Boost Your Own)
10 LinkedIn Profile Summaries That We Love (And How to Boost Your Own)
Linkedin’s talent blog describes the anatomy of best LinkedIn profiles with some examples and tips:
What to say?
  • Describe what makes you tick. Passion is the heart of some of the best summaries.
  • Explain your present role.
  • Frame your past.
  • Highlight your successes.
  • Reveal your character.
  • Show life outside of work.
  • Add rich media. (Images, Video)
How to say?
  • Make your first sentence count
  • Pump the keywords
  • Cut the jargon
  • Write how you speak
  • Tell stories
  • Create white space
  • Ask for what you want
🍿 Video
LinkedIn for Job Seekers - Find a job on LinkedIn
LinkedIn for Job Seekers - Find a job on LinkedIn
The 5 strategies to help you build an effective LinkedIn profile:
  1. Build your profile by focusing on where you’re going rather than where you have been. (Think your ideal job and build your profile around that)
  2. Keep your profile alive. (Post and share regularly)
  3. Get visual. (Make sure your profile picture and background picture grab attention, and post videos and presentations)
  4. Build your profile around relative keywords.
  5. Make yourself accessible. (Include your email address and phone number in your contact info)
🔬 Data
Resume Study: How LinkedIn affects the interview chances of job applicants
Job seekers with a comprehensive LinkedIn profile have a 71% higher chance of getting a job interview.
🎙️ Podcast
The All-Star LinkedIn Profiles Podcast - EP39: Are You Farming or Growing Your LinkedIn Network?
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