How to stand out from the LinkedIn crowd

LinkedIn users who want to stand out from other job seekers need to learn one important lesson: Stop using buzzwords.

Which buzzwords? "Creative," "effective" and "organizational" top the list of most-used U.S. buzzwords on LinkedIn, writes Kristin Burnham on Nicole Williams, LinkedIn's connection director, shares better ways to catch a potential employer's eye than buzzwords, including revamping profiles with LinkedIn Skills and requesting recommendations.

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