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What’s more important – a LinkedIn personal profile or a company profile?

On December 10, 2018 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

This is a question we get asked surprisingly often so we thought we’d clarify the difference between a personal profile and a company profile on LinkedIn. In a single diagram it works like this … A company profile is … all about the company What it does, how many staff, what specialities the company has, where it’s […]

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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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5 New ways LinkedIn can help you do your job right now (Part 3 of 4)

On July 30, 2018 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Following on from part one and part two here’s the next exciting episode – yes part three and there’s still another one to come! Having shared 10 ways to use LinkedIn before you might be surprised to know we have another ten to go so no dilly dallying here’s the next 5 ways to use LinkedIn […]

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LinkedIn Company profile infographic & 3 tips to get followers

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

We can’t help it, we all make assumptions about things and LinkedIn is no different. Just last week I was talking with a Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) who proudly told me that companies like theirs didn’t use LinkedIn … Oh really? When I showed him how many companies were on LinkedIn and what they used […]

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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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Why hiding LinkedIn connections doesn’t really help you

On June 21, 2018 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Most people think that once they’ve gone into their settings and hidden their connections they are now safe to connect with anyone, even competitors. Well unfortunately it is not as clear cut as that, so let me explain some realities about hiding your connections … 1) When you hide your connections, it doesn’t actually hide […]

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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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Will you please stop trying “to connect” with me!

On May 15, 2018 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

I’m sure you get lots of invitations to connect with people including some you know and even more you have never heard of. Should you just hit “accept” quickly to make your life easier and take them out of your outstanding invitations box, or should you try and connect with them in the truest sense? […]

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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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