Linkedin Profile Optimization for Dummies
by Donna Serdula
Call Number: HD 69.S8S49 2017
Publication Date: 2016-12-27
Optimize your LinkedIn profile--and get results Your LinkedIn profile is essentially a platform to shape how others see you, highlight your abilities, products, or services, and explain how your work impacts lives. Yet many people simply copy and paste their resume and expect job offers and networking opportunities to start rolling in--but that isn't how it works. LinkedIn Profile Optimization For Dummies shows you how to create a profile that enhances your personal brand, controls how others see you, and shapes a successful future for your career. Whether your goal is job search, branding, reputation management, or sales, people are Googling you--and your LinkedIn profile is more often than not their first point of contact. With a focus on who you are, the value you deliver, and the culture you cultivate, the profile you'll create with the help of this guide will make that first connection a positive one--giving you a better chance to see results. Create a powerful LinkedIn profile Discover your personal keywords Showcase your experience and accomplishments Be seen on the world's largest professional social network You never get a second chance to make a great first impression, and LinkedIn Profile Optimization For Dummies helps to ensure you're presenting yourself in the best possible light.
LinkedIn in 30 Minutes (2nd Edition)
by Angela Rose
Call Number: HD 69.S8R665 2016
Publication Date: 2016-01-05
Updated for 2018 If you're serious about taking your career to the next level, you need to be on LinkedIn(R). In LinkedIn In 30 Minutes (2nd Edition), author Angela Rose will show you how to make a rock-solid LinkedIn profile and expand your network. Whether you want to find a new job on LinkedIn or advance your career, this guide can be the blueprint for a supercharged LinkedIn strategy. This LinkedIn book includes sections on: LinkedIn registration and basic profile setup Nine critical LinkedIn profile elements Six additional LinkedIn profile elements you should include Why keywords are so important for your LinkedIn profile How to improve a basic profile Real-world examples of successful LinkedIn profiles How to address unemployment on LinkedIn How to connect with other people on LinkedIn Crafting personalized LinkedIn invitations Connecting with strangers on LinkedIn Other ways to get noticed on LinkedIn Best practices for using LinkedIn's search engine Participation strategies for LinkedIn Groups Five ways to find a job on LinkedIn InMail and other paid LinkedIn services How to turn off LinkedIn notifications The revised edition of LinkedIn In 30 Minutes is for people who are new to LinkedIn, as well as those who have created basic profiles and now want to take their LinkedIn efforts to the next level. While LinkedIn In 30 Minutes is not a comprehensive guide, it provides a solid foundation of LinkedIn registration basics, critical profile elements, and networking best practices that can help you land a new job or advance your career. The LinkedIn tutorial is easy to approach -- it's filled with step-by-step instructions written in plain English and a touch of humor. There are lots of screenshots and LinkedIn best practices that you can use to turn an uninspiring profile into a winner LinkedIn In 30 Minutes is a Foreword INDIES Finalist Foreword Reviews highlights some of the best titles produced from the independent publishing community. About the series: Since 2012, In 30 Minutes(R) guides have helped people all over the world understand complex topics, including technology, medicine, and personal finance. For more information, visit in30minutes.com.
Encyclopedia of Careers and Vocational Guidance
by Sarah Dalton (Editor)
Call Number: REF HF5381.E52 2011
Publication Date: 2010-11-01
Career guidance includes topics such as assessment tests, job fairs, résumés, cover letters, interviewing, and employment laws. Industry profiles include accounting, chemicals, education, information services, law, pharmaceuticals, sports, and transportation. Each volume has a cumulative job-title index, with main entries in bold. The index reveals that many thousands of additional job titles are mentioned or discussed within articles. The typical career article includes these sections: overview, history, the job, requirements, exploring, employers, starting out, advancement, earnings, work environment, outlook, and “for more information.”
Best Jobs for the 21st Century
by Laurence Shatkin
Call Number: REF HF 5381.15 F37 2012
Publication Date: 2011-12-01
Make the most of your college degree! Discover the 200 jobs with the best pay, fastest growth, and most openings for people with associate's, bachelor's, and higher degrees. More than 65 eye-opening "best jobs" lists help to quickly identify jobs that may be right for you. Over 200 information-packed fob descriptions explain responsibilities, skills needed, earnings, projected growth, courses required, and much more.
For hundreds of different types of jobs—such as teacher, lawyer, and nurse—the Occupational Outlook Handbook tells you: the training and education needed, earnings, expected job prospects, what workers do on the job,
Work Your Strengths
by Chuck L. Martin; Richard Guare; Peg Dawson
Call Number: HF5381 .M3714 2010
Publication Date: 2010-06-02
Work Your Strengths" helps you avoid 'trial-and-error' career moves by matching your strengths to the jobs that call on those skills specifically. Based on the authors' two-year study of more than 2000 top-performers at hundreds of organizations of all types, from Fortune 500 companies to nonprofits, the book reveals which strengths correlate with success in different jobs.
Top 300 Careers
by JIST Works
Call Number: REF HF 5382.5 U5 A716
Publication Date: 2010
Explore hundreds of careers, assess your best career fit, and land a job fast with this extensive, authoritative resource. In one time-saving volume, job seekers and students find everything they need to research careers; learn about pay, outlook, education, and skills needed for about 300 jobs; match their personal skills to the jobs; and take seven steps to land a good job in less time. This book provides thorough, current, and interesting descriptions for all major jobs covering about 90 percent of the workforce.