What are the latest and greatest changes happening on LinkedIn? If you are not paying attention closely to LinkedIn, you may have missed some of these changes. And you may be missing out on the opportunity to take advantage of them. I am thrilled to interview these three LinkedIn “heavy hitters” who share their knowledge and tips that you don’t want to miss out on.
Bob McIntosh, CPRW is a career trainer and coach who works at an urban career center and earned the distinction of a LinkedIn’s Top Voices, Hannah Morgan, Career Sherpa is a trainer and job search strategist and a LinkedIn Top Voice in Job Search and Careers, and Edythe Richards is a career counselor and trainer who has helped thousands of people locate and sustain meaningful employment. She is the founder of A Top Career.
Today I ask our experts
What are some of the newer and possibly under-utilized features of LinkedIn
and suggestions on how to leverage them?
Bob McIntosh, CPRW is a career trainer and coach who leads more than 15 job-search workshops at an urban career center, as well as counsels job seekers on every aspect of the job search. His colleagues rely on Bob to critique their clients’ LinkedIn profiles and conduct mock interviews. In addition, Bob has gained a reputation as a LinkedIn authority in the community where he leads workshops for non-profit and for-profit organizations. Job seekers from across the state attend Bob’s LinkedIn workshops. His greatest pleasure is helping people find rewarding careers in a competitive job market. For enjoyment, he blogs at Things Career Related and contributes to Recruiter.com. Follow Bob on Twitter and connect with him on LinkedIn.
Hannah Morgan is a trainer and job search strategist. She has worked in outplacement services, a graduate school career center, a department of labor one-stop and as a recruiter/HR generalist. She is a nationally recognized author and speaker on job search trends and was previously a LinkedIn Top Voice in Job Search and Careers. She founded CareerSherpa.net to combine her career expertise with her love of writing, speaking and social media. Hannah is a regular contributor to US News & World Report. She has been quoted by media outlets, including Kiplinger, Forbes and Money Magazine. She is also author of The Infographic Resume and co-author of Social Networking for Business Success. Hannah is active across social media including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn.
Edythe Richards is a career counselor and trainer who has helped thousands of people locate and sustain meaningful employment. She is the founder of A Top Career, a Washington, DC-based consulting firm that empowers people to clarify values, resolve stressors, and balance personal priorities with professional pursuits. She is also the creator and host of several podcast series, including Myers-Briggs Question Corner, and EQ at Work.Edythe is a Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF), Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW), Myers-Briggs Master Practitioner, certified Gallup Strengths Coach, and a certified Emotional Intelligence Practitioner and Trainer with a Master’s in Counseling. Connect with Edythe on LinkedIn and follow her on Twitter.
Jim Peacock is the Principal at Peak-Careers Consulting and writes a weekly email for career practitioners. Peak-Careers offers discussion-based online seminars for career practitioners focused on meeting continuing education needs for CCSP, GCDF and BCC certified professionals as well as workshops for career practitioners and individual career coaching.
He is the author of A Field Guide for Career Practitioners: Helping Your Clients Create Their Next Move and The Adventure of Finding Me in New Zealand. He is also the recipient of the 2020 Kenneth C. Hoyt Award from the National Career Development Association and the Mid-Atlantic Career Counseling Association’s Professional Contribution’s Award in 2020.
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