LinkedIn - Complete Your Profile to Land a Job!
Having a *comprehensive* LinkedIn profile - meaning every section possible is utilized - can make all the difference in whether you are contacted about new job opportunities. Maximize your LinkedIn profile with:
A targeted Headline (job title & value add)
A personalized Summary (About section)
A professional-looking photo (you alone)
Your industry and location
A current position, with description
2 previous positions, with descriptions
Your education (dates not required)
As many skills as possible (up to 50)
Skill Badges (take skills assessments)
Recommendations from co-workers, clients, etc.
Featured items (work samples, awards, etc.)
Every section possible (Licenses & Certifications, Publications, Patents, Courses, Volunteer Experience, Languages, etc.)