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How to add a voluntary section to your LinkedIn profile

On September 18, 2019 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Not all work roles or jobs that we have are paid roles as it is always good to give back. If you’re not careful though your LinkedIn profile can get confusing as people try to work out which of your roles is the one you focus on or are good at. If you’re volunteering or […]

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Reordering your current job roles on LinkedIn

On September 3, 2019 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

As work life evolves, we are all starting to have more than one job, developing a more portfolio-based work life. The good news is LinkedIn let’s you have many roles of current work experience within your profile, but you do need to think about and order them in the way you want people to see […]

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What “Your Post has been Trending” on LinkedIn means & should you care?

On August 29, 2019 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Since LinkedIn introduced the “Your post has been trending” feature some months back it has caused a lot of confusion with users not really understanding what it means and whether it’s a good thing or should they even care. So, here’s a blog about it. Just after LinkedIn introduced hashtags, they decided that they wanted […]

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Please connect to me (and let me steal your data)

On July 23, 2019 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Sometimes I feel like a broken record, not all connections on LinkedIn are good. Quite often they can be detrimental to you, your business and the perception of value to your audience, clients and casual viewers. One of my favourite quotes ever is from Reid Hoffman, the founder of LinkedIn: Often people are flattered to […]

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Just sent a LinkedIn connection invite to someone you shouldn’t have?

On April 4, 2019 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Have you ever had that moment that just after you hit ‘connect’ you realise you shouldn’t, it was the wrong person or perhaps that you forgot to personalise it? People often send me a connection request AND an email apologising for the lack of personalisation on their invite after coming on one of our courses. […]

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How to hide your email address on LinkedIn

On March 11, 2019 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Did you know you have the option to control who can see your email address on your LinkedIn profile? There are in fact 4 options to choose from so you can be very specific as to who has access to your email address and who doesn’t. To set your preference click on the Me icon […]

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Senior people aren’t on LinkedIn, or are they?

On February 25, 2019 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

How many times are we told that senior people aren’t on LinkedIn? These figures kind of prove otherwise! 25 February 2019 Share this article

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Welcome to Events – a new LinkedIn feature

On February 12, 2019 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Towards the end of last year LinkedIn started rolling out Events, a feature aimed at providing members with “an easy way to create and join professional events that interest them” apparently. As we always say, (and interestingly LinkedIn’s research showed that nearly 80% of LinkedIn members agreed with this), professional networking is critically important to […]

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Has your picture disappeared to others on LinkedIn?

On February 6, 2019 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Whilst you can see your own picture when you look at your own profile not everyone else can necessarily. I’ve recently spotted quite a few profiles where you cannot see the photograph until you have connected to them, but with that comes a problem. If you have that profile, then a casual viewer will most […]

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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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