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Upgrade Your LinkedIn Headline

Hi, it’s Allison shields Johs from Legal Ease Consulting and today what I’d like to talk about is your Headline on LinkedIn. I find a lot of lawyers make mistakes when they put together their LinkedIn Profile, particularly with respect to the headline. The headline is the line that appears directly below your name on …

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LinkedIn Groups

LinkedIn Groups Gets an Update

I’ve long been an advocate of LinkedIn Groups as a business development tool, but, especially with the previous round of changes that separated Groups into a stand-alone app, many lawyers didn’t take advantage of Groups. This month, LinkedIn announced it’s making some changes to its Groups feature in both the website and mobile app that …

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[Infographic] Six Ways to Jumpstart Your LinkedIn Network

Is your LinkedIn network working for you? In 2016, Dennis Kennedy, my co-author on LinkedIn in One Hour for Lawyers, and I wrote a two-part post on LinkedIn about how lawyers can reinvigorate their LinkedIn networks. That post was subsequently combined into one post on Law Technology Today. As we say in the article, it’s usually …

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LinkedIn Updates and Changes Every Lawyer Should Know

LinkedIn has been busy making even more changes to its platform lately. Here’s a summary of some of the changes and updates you should know about: Skills and Endorsements LinkedIn’s previously named “Skills and Expertise” section has been re-named “Skills and Endorsements” in part due to feedback LinkedIn received from lawyers who advised that many …

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Are You Getting The Most Out Of Your Network? (Part I)

I just read a great article in the December 2005 Harvard Business Review, entitled, “How to Build Your Network,” by Brian Uzzi and Shannon Dunlap. The article also references The Tipping Point, by Malcolm Gladwell. Both are interesting reads about how networks work,and how to make them work effectively for you. When I was still with my …

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Don’t Be a Wallflower: Networking Alone

Ever been to a law firm event and seen lawyers from the same firm stuck together all night like conjoined twins, not interacting with anyone else? Unfortunately, the tendency for colleagues to stick together at events such as this and not talk to anyone else is very common – even among firm veterans. And it’s a …

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