forbes.com). You can upload job skills, work experience, education and a resume. From the information that you upload, the more than 9,000 corporations on LinkedIn can recruit you. Some tips:
- The more compete your profile, the more likely it is that an employer will find you. This means you should include education, experience, skills, current job title, career goal, a profile picture, and get a few recommendations if possible.
- LinkedIn is NOT Facebook. Everything you put on LinkedIn should be as professional as possible. This means no check your spelling and don't use slang,
- Make sure you add an e-mail address and a blog or Twitter is you have one and they are work-friendly. This will give a chance to show what you know.
- Make sure your profile and usernames are professional. This should really go without saying
- Don't misrepresent yourself.
- Use hashtags (#) so people that are interested in your field can find you.
- Follow online job boards for constant updates on new positions and general job searching tips. Try:
- Indeed (@indeed)
- Simply Hired (@simplyhired)
- Upload a tasteful profile picture so your profile looks professional and complete. Customize your profile design to show that have savvy with navigating websites.