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Did you know there’s delivery and read receipts on LinkedIn messages?

On May 17, 2022 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

You might have wondered what those little symbols beside your LinkedIn messages mean, but often they pass us by unnoticed. LinkedIn has quietly been giving you both delivery and read receipts, but you may not have noticed before. When you look at a message you have sent, and it has a tick beside it, that […]

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Campaign sees ‘Dyslexic Thinking’ become a LinkedIn skill

On April 7, 2022 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

A campaign from Virgin’s founder Richard Branson has seen “Dyslexic Thinking” added as a new and valuable skill on LinkedIn in the last week. The campaign, simply called “Dyslexic Thinking,” was run alongside charity Made by Dyslexia aimed to improve the understanding of neurodivergence. From our side we have constantly seen a stream of Dyslexic […]

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How to write your LinkedIn profile About section

On March 21, 2022 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

One of the most common questions I get asked about LinkedIn profiles is what to write in the About section, and hence this blog will give you a little guidance and some pointers. There are two core narrative sections in your LinkedIn profile – ‘About’ (about you) and ‘Experience’ (about your work). It is important […]

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Top 10 industries on LinkedIn in the UK, 2022

On March 2, 2022 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Following on from our blog about the industries across LinkedIn globally, we have now looked at the industries in the UK only and thought we’d share the current top ten. Since we last did a review in November 2020 the only changes in the top ten are that Hospitals & Healthcare have moved from 2nd […]

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How to remove a Twitter account from your LinkedIn profile

On February 15, 2022 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

We’ve all done it, got excited about a new platform, added it to our LinkedIn and proudly shown off that Twitter logo for years. Now a few years on we might not be so active, so present, and hence it might be time to take that Twitter link off our LinkedIn profile – but how? […]

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Top 10 industries on LinkedIn globally, 2022

On February 8, 2022 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

We’ve analysed the industries across LinkedIn globally and thought we’d share the current top ten. It’s interesting to note that the top 8 haven’t moved places at all since we last did a review in November 2020. The only change this time around is that Higher Education (previously in 10th place) and Automotive (previously in […]

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Finally! You can kill a LinkedIn connection in the feed

On November 24, 2021 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

After many years LinkedIn has finally added in the ability to remove a connection directly from your LinkedIn homepage feed on the pc and laptop versions – not yet available on mobile I am afraid. If you see a post and think that perhaps you no longer want to see what this person is posting, […]

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LinkedIn goes Dark (mode)

On October 13, 2021 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Not everyone wants LinkedIn to be the same, so LinkedIn increasingly supports different ways of using it and different approaches and the latest episode of this is Dark Mode. Not some ominous film, but the ability to choose a light (white) or dark (black) user experience and you get to choose. You can either specify […]

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The Final Chapter for LinkedIn Stories … The End

On October 5, 2021 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

As of the end of September LinkedIn has finally killed off the LinkedIn stories function. They are continually reviewing the functions that people use and this element always felt at odds to what people are trying to use LinkedIn for, and hence it wasn’t widely adopted so in the latest iteration it has been cancelled […]

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The top ten colours on LinkedIn might surprise you

On September 14, 2021 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

When I am booked to do a keynote talk there is often a theme to the event and recently I got thrown a curve ball as it was the colour purple! Whilst it made me scratch my head for a few minutes I found a way to bring it into the talk and ran some […]

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