23 Linkedin Updates To Make you More Hireable

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When you spend a great deal of time and effort creating a LinkedIn profile it’s easy to just set it and forget it. It is very important for every business professional to optimize their LinkedIn profile on a regular basis to increase their attractiveness to potential clients or employers.


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  1. Turn off your Activity Feed when making alot of updates do you don’t annoy your connections
  2. Make sure your basics are up-to-date
  3. Make sure your profile Photo is professional
    4.Use words that appear in Job Listings for Jobs you Want
  4. Use the summary space to tell your story
  5. Add Photos, Videos, Etc to your summary
  6. Make it personal, like a conversation with someone
  7. Stop Using the third person
  8. Don’t limit yourself to just Text, Include Links, ETC
  9. Make sure you List Volunteer positions, Organizations, etc
  10. Request Recommendations from your colleagues
  11. Cut Recommendations you don’t want or that look bad
  12. Keep your skills and endorsements up to date
  13. Add your blog
  14. Make sure you have enough connections (you don’t have to know everyone you connect with.)
  15. Tailor your privacy setting particularly if you’re job-hunting while currently employed
  16. Be detailed, but don’t go overboard
  17. Be redundant with the keywords you want to be found for
  18. Reuse and re-purpose content you already have available elsewhere
  19. Don’t be afraid to create more than one entry for each “Job” you’ve had to accurately reflect your roles and responsibilities
  20. Reorder your profile content to highlight what’s most important
  21. Use a background photo to Brand yourself
  22. Be active daily (it takes 20 posts/month to reach 60% of your LinkedIn audience)