Leverage LinkedIn

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Did you know that recruiters and hiring managers proactively use LinkedIn to find qualified candidates, even before they have an opening to fill? According to one statistic I found, in 2015 93% of companies use LinkedIn for recruiting, and in 2016 and 94% of recruiters use LinkedIn to vet candidates.

What if you found an opening today for your dream job at your dream company? And what if the recruiter and hiring manager actively searched LinkedIn for candidates today, and they found your profile.

What they read in your profile will determine whether they reach out to you, or keep searching.

What career story does your LinkedIn profile, what story does it tell? Does it tell the story of someone who is ready to take on their dream job? What impression is left by your photo and your words?

Does your profile showcase the strengths, skills, passions, and value you would bring to your dream job?

Or is yours like many LinkedIn profiles? Not focused. Not targeted. Not telling your story in a compelling and inspiring way. But rather, leaving it to the reader, the recruiter, to look deeper to find out what you are capable of and ready for?

What if you knew how to set up and really use and leverage LinkedIn to find multiple potential dream jobs in the career you want to pursue – no matter your age or background?

I offer 2 options to transform your LinkedIn profile and learn to leverage LinkedIn so it works for you in your job search and career transformation.

LinkedIn Profile Review and Consult – if you prefer to Do-It-Yourself (and save some money)

You spend 60 minutes with me on the phone, and we walk through your profile in detail.  You walk away with specific high-impact recommendations for your individual profile and customized to your career goals.  These recommendations are tailored to your situation to maximize your personal results.  You will be able to implement all these changes on your own.

Investment: $225


LinkedIn Profile Transformation – a collaborative Done-for-You approach

This will take approximately 4-5 collaborative calls. Think of this as the consult on steroids, where I do the bulk of the work with your input.

When we finish, your profile will clearly and confidently tell your career story.

And you will:

* Attract the attention of recruiters and hiring managers for your ideal next job

* Showcase your career story in a way that highlights who you are, what you offer, and what’s important to you

* Know steps to take to leverage LinkedIn to expand your professional network – to find – and be found by – the job you want

I bring specific expertise in a broad variety of corporate and performing arts industries. If you want someone you can send information to, or have a quick call with, and then have them write your profile for you – I am NOT the right solution for you. I use a highly customized approach to LinkedIn profile development, one that helps you identify the best experiences and achievements to highlight for your job search, and put them in your words, your voice.

Call 773-669-7899 or send an email to get started. You can also click here to schedule a no charge Get to Know You Consult with Lori right now.
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Lori took my old, tired, out of date resume and transformed it into a resume which got results. In transitioning from owning a business back to the corporate world, Lori asked the tough questions to dig out all the relevant skills and accomplishments which would catch the eye of a potential employer. One of the first employers to receive my new resume and customized cover letter (created by Lori) called me for a phone interview, followed by a face to face meeting, and finally offered me a job twenty-four hours after the interview. I’m convinced I would not have even been able to get my foot in the door without my new resume created by Lori. As I told my wife, retrospectively, spending the money to work with Lori was well worth it.

— Howard Kier, Evanston, IL


At the time I hired Lori, I was looking for someone to help me develop a resume which focuses on career transitions. I had hired a coach who did not hear a word I said and sent me a resume that was totally wrong. Lori, on the other hand, did listen to what my needs were and asked me pointed questions. I decided to work with her and never regretted this decision. Lori helped develop two resumes which highlighted skills needed for two different types of positions. She was easy to work with, took all my comments into consideration, and made the appropriate revisions. In the end, I received two resumes which I was totally happy with. I would recommend Lori without hesitation. She is a true professional and a delight to work with.

— Marsha Weil, New York, NY

Client Stories

What did you need at the time you hired Lori?

I wanted to work in my industry and didn't know how to progress any further than I was. I knew I had much experience that could be put in the industry of my choice but not how to parlay that experience. I needed guidance.

What did you and Lori do together?

Many, many things. Overall, to get clear in my mind what I offered and really what I wanted in a work environment. Every week was another epiphany after another. One of my favorites was the "knowing your core values". Having had some experience on this subject I was all ready to dive-in. Core Values is key. Knowing your core values. 

Lori makes it so easy to pinpoint. One time we were speaking about something else and we both realized...OMG...that is a core value for me. I hadn't written it down before, but discovered later that if ever a core value fit me...it was the one I mentioned at that time.  Knowing that piece of information also answered a long standing question in my head.  One of the "why's" as to my constant upset with other places I had worked.

What were the results from working with Lori?

Many things. One is a great looking resume. I thought, wow, I look good and it was all from work I had already done elsewhere but didn't know how to say it or present it. Another is the clarity of knowing where I will feel good when I do work. What I really want and with the kind of people I really want to work with on a daily basis. This entire process is so valuable. The best money I ever spent and I am not kidding or exaggerating. I was only hoping it would be valuable and it really was valuable.< I know stuff and it has value and is marketable. Lori showed me those things and it gives me confidence.

Anything else you’d like to add?

Lori delivers above and beyond. The highest quality of exchange, 'more than you expected.' I told my friends this over and over: 'I wish I had her 10-20-even 30 years ago.' Every one, and I mean EVERYONE, needs a Lori. Her understanding,patience, how she problem solves, putting things in simple terms, was mind blowing. I wish I could that well. I present a problem and she could turn it around and yes...another epiphany.

Lori, is worth every penny. It isn't about a title. It is about enjoying everyday doing work you love with people you like and are like minded. You'll know what you are looking for when you interview.  I never say this, but I will say it here. Lori is a major key into the rest of my life doing what I always wanted to do. That is: Being happy doing what I do, everyday. Something I have been saying for years. Allowing Sherlock...to be Sherlock.  Finding my people. They are out there and now I know what I am looking for in that respect.


Sherlock Ganz, Los Angeles, CA