Tags: LinkedIn

‘Creative’ is the new ‘motivated’

LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network with more than 135 million members worldwide, today released the most overused words and phrases in members’ LinkedIn Profiles for 2011. The number one most overused buzzword in LinkedIn Profiles, (the place where members’ list their professional skills and achievements), both globally and in the UK was ‘creative’. Here…

Technology and social media fuel new recruitment methods

• Facebook hot on the heels of LinkedIn as the most useful social network site for sourcing candidates • Video technology to become more prolific in hiring decisions Networking has always been important but with the explosion of social media, its importance has dramatically increased research from talent and career management consultancy, Right Management reveals*.…

LinkedIn add volunteering field to profile highlighting that it is real work experience.

LinkedIn has announced that members can now add a “Volunteer Experience & Causes” field to their LinkedIn Profile. The company also released data that reinforces volunteer work is a key piece of your professional identity. In the new “Volunteer Experience & Causes” field, LinkedIn members can add volunteer positions, causes they care about, and organisations…