Ep204: Is LinkedIn Premium worth it? Should I write post on LinkedIn?

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In this episode, Mei Phing discusses LinkedIn as a valuable platform for jobs, but writing viral content is not necessary for career growth. LinkedIn premium is not worth it, as a strong profile and strategic job search can yield better results.



0:17 📅 “Next month I’m organizing a LinkedIn profile branding Workshop to help you build a strong LinkedIn profile.”

1:08 📅 “Should I actively apply for jobs on LinkedIn? Yes, because it is the main platform for job applications.”

2:32 📅 “LinkedIn premium is not worth it. A strong profile and strategic job search can yield better results.”

6:13 📅 “Writing viral content on LinkedIn is not necessary for attracting new career opportunities.”.


Key Insights

1️⃣ LinkedIn is the best platform for job applications because it is where recruiters and hiring managers actively search for talent. Applying for jobs on LinkedIn ensures greater visibility and faster response times.

2️⃣ LinkedIn premium is not necessary to be found by recruiters. A strong LinkedIn profile that clearly showcases skills and experiences is more important. Investing in career programs can provide better guidance and support.

3️⃣ Writing viral content on LinkedIn does not directly contribute to career growth. Instead, focusing on updating and optimizing your LinkedIn profile will attract the right opportunities. Viral content may attract attention, but it may not align with your career goals.

4️⃣ Building a strong LinkedIn profile is crucial for attracting new career opportunities. Neglecting your profile while focusing on other activities, such as writing viral content, can hinder your chances of being noticed by recruiters.

5️⃣ LinkedIn profile branding workshops can help individuals improve their profiles and increase their chances of attracting job opportunities. By understanding how to present their value effectively, individuals can optimize their profiles to stand out to recruiters.

6️⃣ A comprehensive career strategy includes not only LinkedIn profile optimization but also clarity in career goals, effective job search techniques, and visibility strategies within their current workplace. This holistic approach is more effective in achieving long-term career growth.



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