• Find the right people, fast!

    Close to 200 million people worldwide are using LinkedIn. Most of them have setup a profile and have accepted a fair number of invitations. Some of them are searching for people, like new clients or new colleagues. However, you would not believe how many people have yet to discover the Advanced Search! In most audiences, […]

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  • “A LinkedIn Profile is Necessary to Be Considered as a Potential Candidate”

    That is not what we say at Networking Coach (although it also applies), but at Deloitte in the Netherlands. This quote is one of the many interesting things I heard from Roos Van Vugt, former manager e-recruitment Deloitte Netherlands, in her presentation at a LinkedIn breakfast session in Amsterdam a while ago. For Deloitte it […]

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  • LinkedIn Profile Versus Resume

    One of the many misunderstandings about LinkedIn is that it is only for finding a job or finding new employees. You can do so much more with it! You can find new customers, partners, suppliers, investors, experts (internal and external to your organization) and many other people who might help you in your professional and […]

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  • Mini LinkedIn Workshop

    For everybody who wants a jumpstart in getting results with LinkedIn, we have developed a mini LinkedIn workshop. This short training is made available for free via SlideShare:   How to REALLY use LinkedIn in 10 slides – Mini LinkedIn Workshop (Training) from Jan Vermeiren     To your success ! Jan and Bert PS: […]

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  • Company Branding Tip for LinkedIn: The Use of Websites in Your LinkedIn Profile

    To achieve better branding and visibility results on LinkedIn from a company’s point of view, this is a tip using the “Websites” part in the LinkedIn Profile of all employees of the same company or organization. As we already mentioned in “How to REALLY use LinkedIn“: don’t use “My company” or “My website”, but “Other” […]

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  • How to Find the Right Customers, Employers, Suppliers and Partners using Company Size on LinkedIn

    Many LinkedIn users wonder how to find potential customers, employers, suppliers and partners using company size. Since this is not a field in the “Advanced Search” screen it seems like you can’t do this. Good news! There is a work around. This is how you find the companies and the people who can get you […]

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  • 6 Ways How LinkedIn Groups Can Benefit Event Organizers, Meeting Planners and Association Managers

    Many (professional) organisations have a hard time to keep their organisation interesting enough for their members and are also continuously looking to attract new members. Starting your own LinkedIn Group can both add to the value of the membership and attract more members in many ways: 1. An online presence next to events will help […]

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  • 15 Ways How LinkedIn Can Help Recruiters

    If you are a recruiter or are responsible for hiring new employees, these are the benefits LinkedIn can bring you: 1. Identifying the right candidates (finding their profile) 2. Receiving introductions or referrals to potential employees (via the introductions tool or via a Magic Mail) 3. Discovering the relationships between potential employees and other contacts […]

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  • 13 Ways How LinkedIn Can Help When Looking For A New Job

    If you are looking for your first job or you want to change jobs, these are the benefits LinkedIn can bring you: 1. Identifying the right people at a potential employer (finding their profile).   2. Receiving introductions or referrals to potential employers (via the introductions tool or outside LinkedIn via a Magic Mail).   […]

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  • How To Be Successful on LinkedIn By Using the Golden Triangle of Networking

    In order to get results when networking online (for example on LinkedIn) and offline, it is important to take into account some fundamental principles. One of them is the Golden Triangle of Networking. These are the three elements: 1. Give or Share This relates back to the networking attitude from a previous post. What can […]

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