Social Media: Gathering LinkedIn Recommendations

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Sally Cox    My colleagues know that I am a fanatic about LinkedIn. It's my top source for work; and when I hear people complain about it, I always think, "What could I do to help them strengthen their LinkedIn profile?" " One of the most powerful features of LinkedIn is the ability to collect recommendations on your profile. If you take the time and effort to set up your LinkedIn profile correctly, it becomes your online resume.

Social Media: Searching for Work on LinkedIn

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

The answer for me has two parts:  I have a strong LinkedIn profile.   In this series of articles, I'm going to share some of my LinkedIn job-hunting tips with you. Strong LinkedIn Profile. You must have a strong LinkedIn profile. Most companies use LinkedIn to check out applicants. And recruiters are actively searching on LinkedIn for the best candidates. If you have your own business, create a LinkedIn page and link to it.

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LinkedIn Launches Their Own LMS

LearnDash

In 2015 LinkedIn purchased Lynda.com, a premier provider in online training. It cost LinkedIn a hefty $1.5 After laying low for some time we are now seeing a new major way that LinkedIn plans to use their new asset: integrating it into LinkedIn Learning. This represents a fundamental shift for LinkedIn. Social learning aspects like commenting, liking, and sharing will be there too (leveraging what already exists in LinkedIn).

Social Media: Creating a LinkedIn Summary That Gets You Noticed

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Sally Cox    There is an art to creating a strong LinkedIn profile. One of the most powerful assets in your LinkedIn profile is the Summary. It was long ago, but that one event on my resume or LinkedIn profile is a conversation starter, more than any other.     Check out Sally's 3-hour mini class on  Building a Strong LinkedIn Profile. LinkedIn Social Media

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Fosway Group (2017), ’Fosway 9 – Grid Authoring Systems’ Share Stories with Screen Recording1 1 11Index: Table of contents gomolearning.com @gomolearning User-Generated Videos: Tapping into Social Sharing2 Quick, Accurate Auto-Captioning. 12 Ways to Get the Most.

The ultimate LinkedIn cheat sheet

Jane Hart

With Microsoft’s acquisition of LinkedIn in the news, here’s a LinkedIn cheat sheet (from Leisure Jobs ) that will help you quickly create the perfect Linkedin profile, maximise your online visibility, build your contact list or get contacted about a new job. Social learning

Linkedin Learning Product Review

eLearning 24-7

LinkedIn Learning to me is a digital learning platform. Administration back-end – Navigation is good, some of the features such as Best Practices from LinkedIn Learning is illogical (especially since in my test, because only one best practice had anything of use for the administrator (from the product or value add standpoint). The Header on the Learner Home Page (main learner screen for LinkedIn Learning). Or any of the other 200 social media sites?

Continu Partners with LinkedIn Learning

Continu

Today we’re excited to announce that we’ve partnered with LinkedIn Learning to bring more learning possibilities for your training and development! LinkedIn Learning has become a great source of training for employees of all types. Learners can access courses on business, leadership, writing, programming, Microsoft and Google business apps, social media, and a variety of other professional topics. The Power of LinkedIn Learning.

LinkedIn Connections and Generic Invites

Experiencing eLearning

I know many bloggers have an open connection policy, and that’s great for them, but I am generally more restrictive in who I connect with on LinkedIn. I’m borrowing heavily from Scott Allen’s example in How to Politely Decline a LinkedIn Invitation , so give him all the credit for the idea and most of the actual text: Thanks for inviting me to connect on LinkedIn. Feel free to send me a message here through LinkedIn.

LinkedIn Becomes A Serious Open Learning Experience Platform

CLO Magazine

LinkedIn has become quite a juggernaut in the corporate learning market. This is the company’s formal announcement that LinkedIn Learning is not just an amazing array of content, it is a corporate learning platform. Just a few months ago, LinkedIn launched Learning Pro, a set of features that let companies publish their own content and create custom learning paths. LinkedIn now offers skills-based learning recommendations to any user through its machine learning algorithms.

Social Silliness

Clark Quinn

Someone pointed me to a post that touted the benefits of social learning. However, as I perused it, I saw that was a bit of social silliness. What follows are a series of five tips about applying social learning. While I’m on Facebook (and no, don’t connect to me there, that’s for personal relationships, not professional ones; go see me on LinkedIn ;), I know folks who aren’t and won’t be. socialIt’s that time again.

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7 Golden Rules Of LMS Promotion On LinkedIn

eLearning Industry

For nearly two decades, LinkedIn has been a trusted commercial networking platform. In this article, I’ll share the 7 golden rules of LMS promotion on this tried and tested social media platform. Learning Management Systems eLearning Marketing LinkedIn For eLearning LMS Selection Social MediaCan it really help you generate more qualified leads for your LMS product, though?

The Benefits Of Adding Certifications To Your Linkedin Profile Or Resume

Coggno

It can be a difficult task to separate yourself from the crowd, but adding eLearning courses and certifications to your LinkedIn profile or resuméis a great starting point. With that in mind, here are a few reasons why you should consider adding certifications to your LinkedIn profile or resumé: It increases the quality of your interview: Employers use interviews to determine the value you can bring to their company and setting yourself apart from the other applicants is crucial.

4 Pain-Free Methods for Using LinkedIn for Learning

InSync Training

LinkedIn is a powerful tool in our personal learning toolkit. Guest blogger Jenny Holt provides guidance on how individuals (and even teams) can use this professional networking social platform for professional development. For the uninitiated, LinkedIn is often seen as a social network that is good for making professional connections and developing a reputation as an industry thought leader.

7 Social Media Marketing Tips for Online Courses

LearnDash

How to understand your platforms and audience for social media marketing. But social media is an excellent way to attract an audience, and to keep those who follow you reminded of everything you offer. Next, find your competitors on social and see what they’re posting.

How To Use Social Media For Successful Learning And Development

eLearning Industry

The modern workforce in any organization today mostly consists of individuals who have been using social media for at least a decade or so, and as a result, their daily habits, communication style, as well as interests have been affected by it.

Social Media: Searching for Work on LinkedIn, Part 2

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Sally Cox    We have previously explored the importance of having a  strong LinkedIn profile. Your profile is really the key here so if you haven't yet updated and beefed up your LinkedIn profile, I suggest you go back and read through the article before moving forward. The strong LinkedIn profile is twofold--prospective employers can see your work history at a glance, but it's also helpful for recruiters to find you. Social Media

So does Linkedin really work?

From the Coleface

I’m often asked the question does Linkedin really help or is it a waste of time? Like most social media it allows us to do things that we do in real life faster, more cheaply, with more reach and more publicly (or with less privacy, if you prefer). Fast forward about ten years and I get introduced to Linkedin. I don’t know how many hours I’ve spent (or wasted) on Linkedin.

LinkedIn Power Tips - Sims

eLearning Cyclops

I just completed my LinkedIn Power Tips page. Using LinkedIn as a customer relationship management (CRM) tool Customizing your public profile URL Filtering connections Checking invitations sent All the sims were created with Adobe Captivate and include audio. e-Learning Courses LinkedIn Captivate Social Media SimsThe page contains interactive simulations for completing the following tasks.

How To Find A Writer Job Using LinkedIn

eLearning Industry

LinkedIn is a perfect social network for professional writers. eLearning Market eLearning Job Market eLearning Professionals LinkedIn For eLearning Professional DevelopmentThe site helps to expand the network of business contacts, learn about the news of your colleagues or industry as a whole, as well as gather information about your career path and professional achievements in one place. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Blogs, Social Networks and LinkedIn Answers

Clark Quinn

The question was: What is your assessment of the relative benefits of pure blogging vs LinkedIn Answers and other social networking platform-based discussion venues? I consider LinkedIn Answers to be quite a different animal. The way I use LinkedIn Answers is to ask specific questions (never open ended or partially thought out the way I do in a blog) that I want to get specific answers or find people with expertise who I can't seem to find by searching LinkedIn normally.

LinkedIn Offers Premium Members Learning In-Channel

CLO Magazine

Last week professional social network LinkedIn pulled back the curtain on how it will tap into its 2015 purchase of online course provider Lynda.com. During a press event, LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner announced the redesign of the platform to improve user experience. He also unveiled LinkedIn Learning. Users also can search within LinkedIn Learning for courses based on their learning needs.

Why I left Linkedin

Saffron Interactive

A couple of months back I made the decision to delete my LinkedIn profile, a decision greeted with incredulity from all quarters. By “one”, Tom was referring to LinkedIn’s classification as a “social media” platform, lumped in with Facebook, Twitter, Yammer, MySpace, Bebo, Friendster and the rest. What sets LinkedIn apart is that it’s considered to be the professional network; a platform you can use to build your career, not your social life.

Why I left Linkedin

Saffron Interactive

A couple of months back I made the decision to delete my LinkedIn profile, a decision greeted with incredulity from all quarters. By “one”, Tom was referring to LinkedIn’s classification as a “social media” platform, lumped in with Facebook, Twitter, Yammer, MySpace, Bebo, Friendster and the rest. What sets LinkedIn apart is that it’s considered to be the professional network; a platform you can use to build your career, not your social life.

LinkedIn Connection Approach Rethought

Tony Karrer

If you read my blog much, you know that I use LinkedIn quite a bit to help me find experts and expertise. You can see how I do this in my posts/screencasts LinkedIn Searching for Experts and Expertise and LinkedIn Answers to Get Help. And, I sometimes wonder what I did before I had LinkedIn as a resource. That's what LinkedIn tells you. But, after listening to Christian, I've changed the way I look at LinkedIn connections and how I treat invitations.

Did Cavemen Use Social Learning?

Living in Learning

sorry] the first social learning moment and the true application of learning. Rants & Ramblings Social Learning Sustained Capability Learning @ the Point of Work Learning impact LinkedIn social learningThe discovery of fire sparked [.sorry] Two knuckleheads, Igg Nyte and Puut Emowt, made the discovery on a Thursday many years ago.

10 LinkedIn Groups for IT Professionals

OpenSesame

You’ve updated your profile, added connections, followed companies, and garnered some endorsements and recommendations - what’s left for you to make the most of LinkedIn? Joining groups has many benefits, such as networking with industry leaders or getting feedback on ideas, but as an IT professional how do you know which LinkedIn groups are for you? Right Social Learning IT Certification

LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers

Tony Karrer

I do a lot of presentations where one of the topics is how to use LinkedIn more effectively as part of your knowledge work. In most cases, I will ask for a show of hands: How many of you have a LinkedIn Account? How many of you actively use LinkedIn? How many of you get really high value from LinkedIn? - Now down to 2-5% I am continually surprised by this result ( Getting Value from LinkedIn ). I can't remember how I could get things done without LinkedIn.

Social Media Policy?

Clark Quinn

So what’s your social media policy? I determined that LinkedIn was where I should harbor professional connections, so I trimmed my Facebook connections down and offer most anyone connected to elearning to connect to me on LinkedIn. Other social media tools I use for specific things include Yammer, Skype, and of course dedicated tools like Google Docs of various sorts, Doodle, and more. This is my social media learning strategy. social

Social Media vs. Social Learning

Integrated Learnings

We also use tools such as Twitter, LinkedIn and other social media. In a lot of cases, we are using internal corporate social media tools to collaborate. This has included reading some books, attending some webinars, and talking with other learning professionals about how they are making social media work in a learning environment. So why not plan for social collaboration within your instructional design? --4-- By Dean Hawkinson.

How Social Learning is Powering Up Today’s Workplaces

Learnnovators

” – Albert Bandura (Originator of Social Learning Theory). “ We’re still seeing an avoidance of social learning, the continual use of courses as the only solution, and consequently organizations that can’t adapt fast enough.” – Clark Quinn. We, at Learnnovators, have always been fascinated by the enormous power of social learning, and have been following up researches and discussions by experts around this subject closely for some time now. THE QUOTE.

How I use social media professionally

Challenge to Learn

Recently a company ask me to to give them an introduction in the usage of social media, by explaining to them how I use it. I actively started using LinkedIn (my first social media site) in 2004. This weekend I read an old but interesting post on LinkedIn strategies. It divides LinkedIn users in four categories: Lions, will connect to anybody. In the mean time I have added other social media like this blog (WordPress), Facebook and Twitter.

5 Ways to Make Your Business Stand Out on LinkedIn

OpenSesame

According to this year’s 2015 Content Marketing Institute (CMI) Report , LinkedIn is not only the most used form of social media for B2B marketing but is also rated as the most effective social media platform. In an age of social media overload, it is easy to get lost in the mix so we’ve put together 5 quick tips to make your business stand out on LinkedIn: Add Video Content. Join & Participate in LinkedIn Communities. Left social media

Blogs, Social Networks and LinkedIn Answers

Tony Karrer

The question was: What is your assessment of the relative benefits of pure blogging vs LinkedIn Answers and other social networking platform-based discussion venues? I consider LinkedIn Answers to be quite a different animal. The way I use LinkedIn Answers is to ask specific questions (never open ended or partially thought out the way I do in a blog) that I want to get specific answers or find people with expertise who I can't seem to find by searching LinkedIn normally.

New Study Shows 95% of Business & Sales Leaders are Irrelevant with Key Accounts & Customers on LinkedIn

Zunos

Now that live events and in-person meetings with investors, prospects and customers are on hold, I had my team at Personal ABM take a deep look into how business leadership, sales leaders and marketing teams are engaging on LinkedIn.