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On a recent episode of, "Ask J.T. Anything," I was asked if writing articles on LinkedIn can help you get noticed by employers. The answer is, "yes" - but only if you understand what to write and why.


Blogging On LinkedIn = Your Cover Letter

If your LinkedIn profile is the new resume, then a blog post on LinkedIn is your new cover letter. In this video above, I explain why you should: A) simplify your profile to create keyword density so employers find you. B) use blogging on LinkedIn to showcase your personality and expertise to employers. Don't miss out on your chance to attract better career opportunities. Learn how to strategically blog on LinkedIn as a way to have the employers knock on your door.

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