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Does LinkedIn really need Kudos?

On January 17, 2019 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

During June last year LinkedIn quietly introduced Kudos as a mechanism for you to publicly say ‘thank you’ and more to someone for some input into your world or business, but has it been widely adopted? No, well … not yet. I suspect that is mostly because (as always) LinkedIn didn’t tell people it was […]

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5 ways to recruit for free on LinkedIn (and 2 that aren’t).

On November 20, 2018 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Despite the fact that the recruitment industry is so small on LinkedIn, it is still a fabulous place to recruit staff, but you don’t necessarily have to pay to do so. The techniques to recruit on LinkedIn are similar to how you would use it to find any good person but, in this context, you […]

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I thought you were professional and then I looked at your LinkedIn profile (oh dear).

On October 16, 2018 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

I don’t know about you, but I regularly meet someone in another way before I “meet” them on LinkedIn. Maybe I’ve had a great chat with them at an event or over a coffee or informal meeting, or maybe I’ve seen their biography, CV or profile from a website, and I’ve felt they’ve come across […]

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LinkedIn evolves groups to enable more interaction and discussions (we hope!).

On October 11, 2018 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Groups on LinkedIn have always been a slightly odd place to be for the most part. Everyone seems to join and wait for someone else to talk, to share a nugget of goodness or waits for … something to happen. Hence LinkedIn decided they would attempt to rebuild the group experience and integrate more closely […]

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LinkedIn introduces voice messaging on the mobile app

On September 12, 2018 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Following on from the introduce of QR codes on LinkedIn (see our blog here), the latest new function on the mobile app to be introduced is the ability to record and send a voice message. This is an easy function to use, you just need to find the connection you want to message on LinkedIn, […]

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4 ways to find out who people know even if they hide their LinkedIn connections

On July 2, 2018 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Isn’t it annoying on LinkedIn when you connect with someone and you want to see who they know but they’ve hidden their connections. Kind of weird on a networking site isn’t it? Wouldn’t it be good if there was a way to unpick some of those connections that they’ve hidden from you without them even […]

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How to hide adverts in your LinkedIn home page Feed

On June 25, 2018 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Whilst you can’t opt out of seeing advertisements completely on LinkedIn, you can hide each sponsored content posts and adverts individually when you see it in your LinkedIn feed if you don’t want to see it again. You can choose to hide each sponsored post by clicking the small More icon in the upper right […]

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How to leave a group on LinkedIn

On May 17, 2018 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

We have previously looked at why you should consider engaging in LinkedIn groups, but you may have joined a group and in hindsight wished you hadn’t, or perhaps the group is no longer relevant to your current situation so how do you leave? Well, it’s quite simple – On your LinkedIn homepage click on Work […]

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How to hide or unhide a recommendation you’ve been given

On May 1, 2018 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

It’s great to receive a recommendation from a previous client or colleague (you might find our blog Understand (and trade in) the currency of recommendations helpful), but you might not want to display all of them if a particular recommendation on your profile is not valued by you or the person that wrote it reflects […]

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5 Ways LinkedIn can help you do your job right now (Part 2 of 4)

On April 23, 2018 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

After the success of part one of our blog 5 Ways LinkedIn can help you do your job right now, here are some more ways you could be using LinkedIn to help you with your networking, profile and role. LinkedIn is a veritable Swiss Army Knife of tools and rather than have that ‘odd bit’ you […]

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