I had the honor to be quoted in Dailyworth. Author, Natasha Burton, tells us 7 ways to get the most from your linkedin. Continue to read a few tips below.
You’re (Not Just) Here to Make Friends
LinkedIn might not be the most exciting social network, but it’s the most important when it comes to your career. As of April 2015, the site has more than 350 million users, with 100 million based in the U.S. alone. And while you might think of LinkedIn as a tool for a job search, it can be just as effective for online networking and personal branding, whether you're looking to gain cred in your industry or are seeking new clients.
Complete Your Profile And Keep It Up to Date
"Recruiters like to see a profile that is 100 percent, if not close to 100 percent, completed," says people management expertColleen Cassel, CPC. This means filling in the summary (use the entire space to its allowable limit), title, education, jobs, awards, and recommendations. You should also have an outstanding profile picture and backdrop photo. (Selfies won't cut it.)
Rather than seeing your profile as a set-it-and-forget-it report of your career, think of it as a living, breathing document. For the complete article click here.