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Top 3 Mistakes People Make on LinkedIn

Joshua Waldman | CAREEREALISM.com



Everyone is on LinkedIn these days. Let’s face it. Almost every CEO from every fortune 500. Last count was over 60 million users.

In contrast, job boards only have about 3.5% of available jobs. This is common knowledge in the career industry, but why do so many people spend so much time on job boards?

Answer: Because it feels safer.

LinkedIn is really all about networking. And socializing in an unfamiliar environment can be frightening. I know, I’m an introvert. I totally understand why job seekers try to spend as little time as possible in front of LinkedIn.

So what I want to offer 3 of the most common mistakes in using LinkedIn and how to avoid them. My goal is to help job seekers get over any unconscious resistance to using the most powerful job finding tool ever invented.

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