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This is an excellent, must-read article from the Harvard Business Review. Check it out!

via How to Use Your LinkedIn Profile to Power a Career Transition – HBR.

Personally, I think that too many people shoot themselves in the foot with obvious ‘BS’ in their LinkedIn profiles.

Let me give an example from my former career as an independent interim executive. A few years ago, I noted that everybody was calling themselves a ‘C- level expert’. Here are a few examples:

I came across many contractors, who had never reached board level, calling themselves ‘C-level experts’.

Of course, top-quality recruiters can read a CV and a LinkedIn profile in seconds, as the HBR article implies but it would be good to flag the ‘BS artists’ and perhaps they might retire or…

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