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How new graduates like you are using LinkedIn to kick start their careers

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Each summer, tens of thousands of new graduates head out into the word of work with a shiny new degree under their belts. Whether they want to work in education, healthcare, engineering or sales, the social networking site LinkedIn will be a crucial part of their job-hunting arsenal.

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How can Kevin Bacon help you get that job?

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In 1994, Hollywood superstar Kevin Bacon claimed that he has worked with everyone in Hollywood, or with someone who had worked with them. Fast forward to the present day, and the game ‘Six degrees of Kevin Bacon’ is a

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How can LinkedIn help you get the graduate job you want?

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At this time of year, students across the country are awaiting their graduation ceremonies with impatience. But once you have got that all-important certificate, how are you going to take the next step to acquiring your dream graduate job? Recent studies suggest that 73% of all recruitment happens on social media, and 79% of that […]

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What makes LinkedIn such a valuable tool for business owners?

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The internet is littered with statistics on the cost of acquiring new customers and clients as opposed to retaining existing ones, with some sources claiming the former can cost up to 25 times more than the latter. The exact figure is clearly debatable and may even vary from one sector to the next, but there’s […]

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Can I really get business from LinkedIn?

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One question we get asked quite often is ‘can I really get business from LinkedIn?’ – or, more accurately, ‘is LinkedIn actually worth bothering with?’. This is a common concern for many business owners. As your time is valuable, and the time you’re able to concentrate to networking and winning new business is precious, you […]

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Why you should never use a company name as your profile name on LinkedIn

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LinkedIn can be an excellent business tool for making important connections and getting introductions to the right people. When used correctly, you can use LinkedIn to expand your business network and grow your business. You make subtle ‘touches’ with your connections to remind them of yourself, you can post updates and articles to share your […]

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Common mistakes people make with LinkedIn

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LinkedIn is a very powerful networking tool, and one that can be invaluable in promoting your business, making new contacts, acquiring new clients and even promoting yourself for a new career. However, as with every tool, many people are still using it wrongly. Here are a number of common mistakes being made with LinkedIn. Are […]

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How to export your LinkedIn contacts to Excel

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LinkedIn is a great platform for finding and making contacts, and keeping in touch with what people are doing, where they’re working and how long they’ve been there. It does have a few limitations though – particularly its messaging system. Wouldn’t it be better if you could make more use of the contacts you’ve made […]

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How to Master LinkedIn Classroom Course

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Tomorrow, November 26th in Ellesmere Port, we’ll be running one of our classroom courses on LinkedIn. The course follows the same path as our online course, and will help attendees get a better understanding of LinkedIn and how to use it to make a success of their business. The course will offer step-by-step instructions and […]

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