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I know a number of people who have gotten jobs on LinkedIn, a number of recruiters who use LinkedIn as their major recruiting platform and more importantly I have been offered jobs and business opportunities on LinkedIn. It is a good platform if you can wield it. I’ll like to divide the “How” into 4 parts. 1. Your Profile 2. Your Content 3. Your Engagement 4. Your Network I discussed 1 and 2 here. YOUR ENGAGEMENT: Accept your requests wisely and purposefully. Send requests wisely too. Don’t just send requests, include messages. Be value-oriented and message smartly. Read about the person you are adding and let this spark

I know a number of people who have gotten jobs on LinkedIn, a number of recruiters who use LinkedIn as their major recruiting platform and more importantly I have been offered jobs and business opportunities on LinkedIn. It is a good platform if you can wield it. I’ll like to divide the “How” into 4 parts. 1. Your Profile 2. Your Content 3. Your Engagement 4. Your Network YOUR PROFILE: This is ultimately your CV. It contains parts that can answer all the intricate details every recruiter is looking for. This is why it is important to update your profile - 90-100%. Your profile starts with your

Understanding the correlation between a job and a business makes it easier to see the opportunities in career-driven tools for your business. It means you can take advantage of tools created for careers and channel it to the growth of your business. We’ll talk about this in 5 phases: Your Brand Your Perception Your Network (Clients & Investors) Your Team Your Growth I already discussed the first two here. Your Network: Be very careful who you let into your LinkedIn circle if you are focused on building your personal brand. LinkedIn works great with "connections" and the people you let in either speak for

I tell people all the time that your business is a job and your job is a business. How? In your business, you still work for someone - your clients. You still have KPIs and if you’re a good leader, not a boss, you should be pulling your own weight and not just calling the shots. Your job (9-5) should not be seen as you working for an employer. See your employer as your client, and your skill as your service. See the job as a retainership and an opportunity for growth and clientele build. This mindset improves your approach to work. Understanding