Its as easy as counting to three! Just opt out of LinkedIn suggesting others what to endorse you for! And get rid of the nagging to endorse others whilst your at it!
- Choose if you want to receive endorsements on your skills
- This is where you get really happy!
- Reorganise your skills as explained in taking control over the skills LinkedIn Bingo Card (LinkedIn Endorsements).
>>>What is the first change you will make?<<<
PS You might also like the post by Donna Svei 7 Steps to Make Your LinkedIn Endorsements Believable
LinkedIn displays skills ranked by number of LinkedIn endorsements. The skill with the most endorsements first. The ten top most endorsed skills form your Bingo Card. You need 12 pretty faces to vouch for you on ten skills and your card is full BINGO. What if you find another skill more important? You can now move it to the position you want. Continue reading
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One of the most important components of your LinkedIn Profile.
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1. Who are you?
Sure you are a speaker, but you need to be clear about what you speak about and who your audience is. I’m sure you already know that – but make sure that your LinkedIn Profile reflects that!
2. Micro Elevator Speech
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