LinkedIn has been embraced by the world of business, but less so by many academics in the same way. This video sets out to show those in academic how and why LinkedIn is relevant for the world of academia too. Video contents - - Hi everyone, my name's Mike Morrison. Today I want to talk about LinkedIn for academia. Why should academics use LinkedIn? Is it relevant? Well over the last few weeks and months I've been introduced to more and more academics. And one of the things I've … [Read more...] about LinkedIn for Academics
What is LinkedIn? Is LinkedIn a social network? Is LinkedIn a professional network? Is it a database, if so of what? In this video Mike explores what LinkedIn actually is, and it might not be as obvious as you thing. When you understand what LinkedIn actually is, it will change the way you look at it and how you use it. So what are your thoughts? Do you agree with Mikes thoughts? please add your comments below. Video Transcript Hi everyone, Mike … [Read more...] about What is LinkedIn? How does it work?
How to get seen on LinkedIn. Having a LinkedIn profile is one thing. Leveraging it and have it work for you is quite another. Over the years I have used LinkedIn a lot, and would like to share with you some simple things you can do to to make LinkedIn work for you in a proactive way. I would love to hear your views on this. Links to the LinkedIn Group - https://www.linkedin.com/groups/8447484/ Script for the Get Seen on LinkedIn Video: In this video I want share some … [Read more...] about How to raise your LinkedIn profile (Get Seen on LinkedIn) – stand above other users #HRBlog
Yes you read it right. You can now leave your business cards behind and use the LinkedIn app on your phone. Many Business cards just get thrown away, so why not save a few trees and not generate some CO2 by not having business cards in the first place? LinkedIn have made it really easy to share details with other people using their app. In this short video I will show you how to connect with other people, face to face in the real world! The LinkedIn app now has 2 great features, an … [Read more...] about Ditch the Business cards and use the LinkedIn app when networking
How to customise your LinkedIn URL So you have a LinkedIn profile like millions of others. But do you remember the URL? Chances are no. LinkedIn as default creates your URL with your name and a bunch of what look like random characters after it. But it is easy to change to something more personal and memorable. In this short video I will show you how to change this on the LinkedIn app … [Read more...] about How to customise your LinkedIn URL
Looking at the wrong LinkedIn metrics? Are you guilty of looking and focusing on inefficient LinkedIn metrics? There are some an old sayings, Just because you can measure something, does not mean you should. And What gets measured gets done. Looking at the wrong LinkedIn metrics? Why do we focus on some metrics and not others? Dowe look at the right or wrong LinkedIn metrics? I was at a networking event recently and the talk was about LinkedIn Posts/ articles and … [Read more...] about The Insanity of looking at the “wrong” LinkedIn metrics on articles
For many of us our LinkedIn profile is our CV or resume. Can you trust a LinkedIn profile? We need people to trust what we have on the screen. It's our sales page. Unfortunately some people seem to treat it as a game of the worst kind. Our Skills One of the features that LinkedIn have introduced is skills endorsements. These can only be given by first connections. That is people that 'know us'. They are supposed to be endorsements that we can do certain things or that we know about certain … [Read more...] about Can you trust a LinkedIn profile? Will recruiters trust yours?
Some time ago I published a discussion in a group for people looking for work helping them by showing how to raise your LinkedIn Profile. This has been repeatedly removed by moderators on LI. Why? Because it works! After the initial discussions were deleted, I published a post on the LinkedIn publishing platform Pulse. You can see one of the original posts: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/two-secrets-help-you-linkedin-no-one-tells-li-dont-morrison-fcipd - if you get a post not found message, … [Read more...] about Follow the leader – How to raise your LinkedIn Profile #hrblog