It’s common to fuss over your LinkedIn profile. Just as people spend way too much time tweaking their resumes, many job seekers obsess over their LinkedIn profiles – and this can hurt your job search. Here’s why…
LinkedIn Quick Tips
Tip of the day: Turn off your activity broadcasts.
Inside the settings of your LinkedIn account is a “Turn on/off activity broadcasts” option. You should make sure it’s turned off when you are making changes. Otherwise, every time you make a change, everyone (yes, EVERYONE) in your LinkedIn network is getting an update that you made a change and what it is.
Do that enough times and it’s a dead giveaway that you are A) obsessing over your profile, and B) have a lot of time on your hands. It’s better to keep the obsession to yourself.
Better still, how about you stop obsessing all together? Check out my FREE webinar and I’ll show you how.
5 ‘Must-Haves’ for Your LinkedIn Profile
Find out how to generate an effective LinkedIn profile by watching our FREE webinar called, “5 Things Recruiters Expect on a LinkedIn Profile.”
Here’s what you’ll learn:
- Five things recruiters expect to see on your profile – or they won’t call you
- How to create a profile in less than 30 minutes that will increase your chance of being called by a recruiter
- Mistakes you are making (and probably don’t realize) that are telling a recruiter NOT to contact you
- Proactive measures you can take to get the attention of recruiters in your industry
Don’t miss this session on the best way to use LinkedIn to get recruiters contacting you.
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