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How to change the order of your current jobs on your LinkedIn profile

On October 19, 2020 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Increasingly we all seem to be evolving into multiple work interests be it two paid roles, charity roles or others and this makes LinkedIn profiles a little more interesting to craft. The trend if often called a “portfolio career” or if fashionable “slashers”, these individuals have multiple professional role identities to manage but when you […]

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Four things you should have covered in your LinkedIn profile

On October 5, 2020 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

There are over 430 million (yes I checked) articles with tips about your LinkedIn profile and, whilst I don’t want to add to that morass, there are some aspects that are mostly overlooked and hence here are four key things you need to include within your profile – Differentiation, Value, Likeability and Trustworthiness. Differentiation What […]

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LinkedIn Events is here (again)

On September 23, 2020 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Events had been a function on LinkedIn until late 2012 when they removed it due to a lack of use, but back at the end of 2018 LinkedIn quietly started to release events as a function again to enable you to promote, highlight and get people to come along to events. We wrote this blog […]

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How to change your location on LinkedIn

On September 8, 2020 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

LinkedIn are always changing the platform and trying to make it better and they are changing the address system at present.  This means your address on your profile might change but it doesn’t always get the location right and hence we wanted to share how to change your address to make it the best reflection […]

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Name pronunciation on your LinkedIn profile

On July 23, 2020 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

We’ve all had one of those moments when you are due to meet, call or Zoom with someone and you look at their name and worry that you might get it wrong but no fear as LinkedIn might save the day. Another new recent addition to LinkedIn on the mobile phone is the ability to […]

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#OpenToWork on LinkedIn

On July 13, 2020 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

A recent new addition to LinkedIn is the #OpenToWork feature to help highlight to people viewing your profile that you are on the lookout for a new role and open to new job opportunities. To enable the feature from your LinkedIn profile you need to click on your photo at the top of your LinkedIn […]

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How to manage your followers on LinkedIn (and why you might want to)

On April 2, 2020 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

While your 1st-degree connections automatically follow your posts and articles, anyone can follow you, even if they’re not in your network. Following someone on LinkedIn means that you can see what they do in a public way and hence all their posts and interactions in the public domain – which is most of them!  Think […]

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Top 10 industries on LinkedIn 2019

On December 9, 2019 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

As it’s been over a year since we last looked at the top 10 industries on LinkedIn globally and in the UK, we thought it was time to review the statistics and see what’s changed, if anything. Looking at the top 10 industries globally on LinkedIn, interestingly the top 6 industries haven’t changed in order, […]

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Time to check if you are you open to hackers on LinkedIn?

On November 27, 2019 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Most people don’t realise that when they log into LinkedIn the session stays open. No worries you might think, but what about those times when you quickly log in to send a message on a public PC or on a client or suppliers site? Have you left your account open to someone else whilst you […]

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Network, reach and audience are NOT the same

On November 21, 2019 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

With the continued rise of LinkedIn and other social platforms there is an increasing focus on audience, reach and network but quite often these terms are misused and muddled. To explain the difference an analogy is called for – A room full of people for a business event where perhaps you are talking on a […]

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