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The “Specialties” section of your LinkedIn profile summary offers you a valuable opportunity to draw in a reader’s eye to the skills you want to leverage in your next job.


LinkedIn Specialties

Tip of the day: Create a “list effect” by hard-returning between each of your LinkedIn specialties. When you have a lot of specialties, it’s much easier to read them in a column than in a long paragraph. Example... Which of the following is easier to read? Career Advice & Job Search Strategy, Personal Branding, Human Resource Advising, Outplacement Services, Team Training & Corporate Development, Executive Leadership Coaching, Social Media in the Workplace, Generational Differences & Teambuilding Strategies OR Career Advice & Job Search Strategy Personal Branding Human Resource Advising Outplacement Services Team Training & Corporate Development Executive Leadership Coaching Social Media in the Workplace Generational Differences & Teambuilding Strategies See how the column creates a “list effect” that makes it easier to read? Want to get more great ideas on how to build a LinkedIn profile that will get the attention of recruiters? Check out my FREE LinkedIn training below.

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