Posts by Alexis Baird

  • A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of meeting and working with several hundred LinkedIn members in Seattle – from small and medium-sized business owners to students and university advisors. This trip gave me the chance to hear firsthand what some of our members love most about LinkedIn as well as what puzzles them. Top of the “puzzles” list was the LinkedIn profile – what to put on it, what not to put on it, when to edit it, how much time to spend editing it, first person or…

  • perfprofileshare

    Your profile is the place to show off your greatest successes and future aspirations. It’s also one of the first chances you have to make a good first impression for anyone discovering you on or off of LinkedIn—whether it’s a future colleague searching for you on the Internet, a potential client looking at your past work before a meeting, or a recruiter deciding whether to reach out to you for your next dream job. Even if you understand why it’s important to have a killer…

  • coursera_sample_email

    Your next career-defining opportunity might be just around the corner, and it’s more important than ever to ensure you’re putting your best professional foot forward at all times. Your LinkedIn Profile is that 24/7 representation of your professional knowledge and achievements – and beginning today, we’re teaming up with some of the biggest names in online education to help you seamlessly update your profile with your educational accomplishments as you complete certifications…