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Quick Tip: Tweak Your LinkedIn Professional Headline

Quick Tip: Tweak Your LinkedIn Professional Headline

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Your Professional Headline within your LinkedIn profile is one of the first things a recruiter sees. Many job seekers waste that valuable space by not using the right words or formatting.

Your LinkedIn Professional Headline May Need Something…

Tip of the day: Use the “|” to divide your text and create visual breaks.

Example: Which of the following is easier to read?

Project Manager Specializing in Business Research and Analysis for Major Corporations

OR

Project Manager | Research & Analysis Specialist | Fortune 1000 Business Experience

Obviously, the second one is easier to read and comprehend because of the formatting. The vertical lines separate the data and enable the reader to comprehend better what you are telling them you do.

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J.T. O'Donnell Job Search & Career Expert. Syndicated Speaker & Author. Wife. Mother. CEO of Work It Daily. Connect with her on Twitter or LinkedIn.