Use LinkedIn for Business or Career  Success

Success with LinkedIn requires two things; An optimized and targeted LinkedIn Profile, and an active strategy to find and engage the decision makers of your ideal client/employer.

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What People Are Saying

I have received several job offers since working with Dave on my LinkedIn job search and accepting a new job (in fact I received another offer yesterday). Dave helped me make my profile more attractive to recruiters and shared techniques with me to successfully gain more connections, particularly with decision makers. I recommend working with him...

Miguel Ángel Chambergo, Developer, Financial Services

I invited Dave to partake in a MentorUP panel discussion on online branding for professional success. Dave proved to be a perfect match for this panel and based on the feedback I received he provided much valuable insight for attendees. I hope Dave will be available for future events that can leverage his expertise.

Daniel Oblak, MentorUP

Frequently Asked Questions

  • q-iconIsn’t LinkedIn just for job seekers?

    No. Your first impression is rarely made in person these days – it’s made online.

    Business: Potential partners, suppliers and customers want to research people and companies to support their decisions. Potential employees want to understand the company culture and the people they may be working with.

    Professional Services: People want to buy from those they know, like and trust. Someone looking for a professional service (accountant, lawyer, financial advisor) is likely to look within their network first and ask the opinions of people they know, like and trust.

  • q-iconShould I be on LinkedIn?

    Job Seekers: 43% of employers use social media to recruit. 88% of them use LinkedIn. 94% percent of recruiters use LinkedIn to vet candidates.

    Business-to-Business (B2B): LinkedIn is the best social network for generating B2B leads. Over 80% of B2B social leads come from LinkedIn, compared with 12.73% on Twitter, and 6.73% on Facebook.

    Professional services: With 347 million members, LinkedIn has one-third of all professionals on Earth. 80%of LinkedIn members want to connect with companies to support buying decisions. Members are almost 50% more likely to buy from a company they engage with on LinkedIn.