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How to Write a Stand-Out LinkedIn Summary

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The standard three-paragraph format for writing a LinkedIn summary is 1. Describe what you do 2. Share a few attributes 3. Have a call to action (“I’m looking for a new role…” or “Feel free to connect with me…”). I encourage more personality in LinkedIn profiles. Especially because increasingly hiring managers and recruiters use LinkedIn […]

Don’t Do What I Did

Believe In Yourself

I get random requests from people who want to do what I do.  I’m usually flattered.  Always unsure about what they want to REALLY know.  The request goes something like this:  “I want to do what you do.  Tell me how to do it.” My immediate response is either “Don’t do what I did!  Don’t […]