Need help with your job search or career? We can help!

Should I Use LinkedIn Recommendations on My Resume?

Dear Experts, I thought of breaking up sections of my resume with brief quotes from LinkedIn recommendations. Is that corny? Here is how our CAREEREALISM-Approved Experts answered this question on Twitter: Q#477 Should I use LinkedIn recommendations on my resume? Absolutely include them! http://bit.ly/bFUbxm (@ravingredhead) Q#477 I would leave them on your LinkedIn profile, but don't be afraid to include your profile URL instead. (@gradversity) Q#477 Quotes from the right people on LI can be an excellent way to reinforce your personal/professional brand. (@lauralabovich) Q#477 Why not! Sounds like a creative idea. Nothing to loose, and social proof always works. (@JoshuaWaldman) Q#477 Please. Don't. LinkedIn recommendations are not worth the paper they're (not) printed on. Too fake/forced. (@beneubanks) Q#477 I frequently incorporate quotes in resumes. Not corny if applicable, convey value & NOT over-done. 1 or 2 can be impactful. (@DawnBugni) Our Twitter Advice Project (T.A.P.) is no longer an active campaign. To find an answer to the above question, please use the "Search" box in the right-hand column of this website.

Need help with your job search or career? We can help!

At Work It Daily, we love hearing when our members land their dream jobs and achieve career success.

We like to call our members the "WID Warriors" because of their strength, determination, and commitment to career success.

We're highlighting one of those warriors who recently landed a great job after going through Work It Daily's program.

SHOW MORE Show less