How To Use LinkedIn to Get Hired
The best ways to use LinkedIn to get a job and build your career.
9 Ways To Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile
Your LinkedIn profile can help you get hired (or can do the opposite if it’s not making the best impression). What you include in your profile is important because recruiters, hiring managers, and your professional connections are checking the details.
The best ways to optimize your LinkedIn profile include the following:
Focus your headline and about section
Add a professional photo and update the background image
Optimize your profile URL
Tell stories when you post
Update your profile regularly (but be careful if you’re employed)
Take the time to connect
Use the advanced features
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How To Write an Open To Work Post on LinkedIn
An Open To Work post on LinkedIn can be an invaluable job-seeking tool—if you use it correctly. That means doing your best to keep it positive and not complaining about former employers or bad bosses. Nobody wants to hire a complainer, even when their concerns are 100% legitimate.
Instead, write a LinkedIn post that lets your contacts know what you can do, with a solid call to action so they feel compelled to connect you with opportunities.
Here’s how to write an open work post on LinkedIn that will help you get hired.
10 LinkedIn Mistakes You Might Be Making
Are you making mistakes on LinkedIn? LinkedIn can help you find a new job, stay on top of trends in your industry, connect with future employers, even learn new skills. But like all social media, its potential comes with a few downsides.
Here’s what not to do on LinkedIn.
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