Six things you should stop doing on LinkedIn immediately

An ethics expert and a social media expert discuss how to use this tool more effectively.

Like you, I strive to use LinkedIn effectively. Unlike you, I know a LinkedIn expert who has shown me how to do this. Now she’ll show you. Beth Granger helps people find more prospects and build their professional brands using social media, social sales and LinkedIn.

Here are six things that Granger suggests you stop doing if you want to use LinkedIn more successfully.

1. Stop Listing Your Former Employer As Your Current One

Bruce Weinstein: I’ve seen people who have been unemployed for six months list their former employer as their current one.


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