The LinkedIn About section is one of the most important sections of the profile in my opinion. Would you like some expert advice on how to write your LinkedIn About section? Or how to improve it?
Check out this lively and informative interview I had with three LinkedIn experts asking them how they help their clients develop their LInkedIn About section. It was truly wonderful fo hear these folks thoughts and techniques, and yes, laugh together while we were doing it!
Listen to this Peak-Careers Interview with Hannah Morgan, Bob McIntosh, and Sabrina Woods share their ideas on the About section and also how to engage on LinkedIn as a way to send a consistent message on LInkedIn.
This is a follow up to my blog What is Your LinkedIn Message?
Today I ask our LinkedIn experts
What is your approach to helping clients develop their About Section?
What are two tips on how to engage others and “send your message” on LI?
Bob McIntosh, CPRW is a career trainer and coach who leads more than 15 job-search webinars at MassHire Lowell Career Center, as well as coaches 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 webinars for non-profit and for-profit organizations. Job seekers from across the state attend his LinkedIn webinars. Bob is also an instructor for Peak Careers, where he teaches a LinkedIn online semimar. His greatest pleasure is helping people find rewarding careers in a competitive job market. For enjoyment, he blogs at Things Career Related. Follow Bob on Twitter and LinkedIn.
Hannah Morgan is one of this year’s LinkedIn Top Voice in Job Search and Careers and a nationally recognized author and speaker on job search strategies. She founded CareerSherpa.net to combine her career expertise with her love of writing, speaking and social media. Her mission is to educate professionals on how to maneuver through today’s job search process. See her website: careersherpa.net, or follow her on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
Sabrina Woods is a Holistic Career / Life Coach & Linkedin Trainer with 20 years in the career services field at universities including Harvard, Northeastern and the University of London. Her joy comes from tapping holistic and mindfulness-based practices while helping people with career transitions. Sabrina also facilitates workshops and train-the-trainer sessions ranging from the Myers Briggs to Mindfulness to Networking. Her workshops combine her insights, enthusiasm and infectious energy. Sessions have been taught in the US, UK and Middle East. Find her on LinkedIn. For more info: www.sabrina-woods.com.
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 recipient of the 2020 Kenneth C. Hoyt Award from the National Career Development Association.
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