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Do people still need help with LinkedIn?

Do people still need help with LinkedIn?

So, you’ve been receiving my blog posts for some time now. Maybe you have heard my story about building a career transition organization back in 2008, when so many people were looking for career change.

While career coaching is just a small part of what I am helping people do now, I still have a passion for sharing what I learned those 7 or 8 years ago. A big part of that story was the development of various tools and materials to help people in their job search. Back then, a big question that kept coming up was about LinkedIn.

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People were still looking at if, how, and when to use LinkedIn. I wrote a program to answer the questions. Hundreds of people bought my book, attended a computer workshop, seminar or saw used my material.

Since then, I know a lot more people have joined LinkedIn. They currently boast over 300 million users worldwide.

So I have a couple of questions for you. If you are a user of LinkedIn, are you happy with the results?

  • Have you used a sales minded approach to writing your profile?
  • Are you underemployed and looking for a change?
  • Do you have value to add but don’t know how to share it?
  • Are your accomplishments properly noted?
  • Have you picked out the best key words to explain who you are?
  • Are you stuck with old job titles that keep you from getting better contacts?
  • Do you know how to make new contacts?
  • Do you know how recruiters use LinkedIn?
  • Do you have a business you want to promote?

This list goes on and on.

Based on what I’ve been able to develop, I have all of the answers to so many of these questions. I discovered that despite a whole lot of software change at LinkedIn, my concepts and principles still work.

Here’s the really big question.

[shareable cite=”Doug Thorpe”]Do you think anyone is looking for ideas on ways to have a better outcome using LinkedIn?[/shareable]

I don’t want to waste people’s time putting things out there that have no benefit. However, I really respect what you have to say. So what do you think?

Would some more information about using LinkedIn be a help?

Just scroll down and leave me a comment.

About the Author Doug Thorpe

Hi, I am Doug Thorpe. Author, speaker, entrepreneur, and business coach.

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