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Power Up Your LinkedIn Profile With These Essential Tips


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Power Up Your LinkedIn Profile is a guide for allowing you to get the most out of your job search or networking opportunities.

Power Up Your LinkedIn Profile is a guide for allowing you to get the most out of your job search or networking opportunities.

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  • 1. Power Up Your Wednesday, February 26, 2014 PROFILE
  • 2. LinkedIn is one of the most important steps in moving forward in your career, for plans to make business connections and/or form critical partnerships. So, creating a GREAT LinkedIn profile is not only important, it’s essential. Wednesday, February 26, 2014
  • 3. Think of your LinkedIn profile as an online version of your resume or display of your company capabilities. So, use it as a way to showcase your talents or the capabilities of your organization. Wednesday, February 26, 2014
  • 4. So Let’s Power UP Wednesday, February 26, 2014
  • 5. Whether you are creating a new profile or revamping a current one, the following steps will be essential to powering UP your profile. Wednesday, February 26, 2014
  • 6. Start compiling the information that you’d like to be on your profile or content that you’d like to add to upgrade your profile. You can use points from your traditional resume or create new content. Wednesday, February 26, 2014
  • 7. AFTER CREATING YOUR PROFILE, The NEXT GOAL IS TO BE FOUND So, adding keywords are essential! Wednesday, February 26, 2014
  • 8. Start with your Headline Wednesday, February 26, 2014
  • 9. Add more keywords throughout your profi Wednesday, February 26, 2014 le
  • 10. Make sure to complete your entire LinkedIn Profile! Remember, think of your profile as your online resume. Also, utilize all additional sections that will showcase your talents. Wednesday, February 26, 2014
  • 11. Courses There’s a section that allows you to add your college courses. This is a GREAT place to showcase the courses that you’ve taken that are relevant to the job or opportunity that you are seeking. So make sure you ADD them! Wednesday, February 26, 2014
  • 12. Showcase your skills & endorsements The BEST way to increase the amount of endorsements that you have is to endorse others. Make sure you are willing to stand behind your endorsement. DON’T endorse people JUST to get a reciprocal endorsement. Wednesday, February 26, 2014
  • 13. Employers are looking for employees with a wide range of experiences. So, make sure you add volunteer experiences, causes and any works you have published. Wednesday, February 26, 2014
  • 14. Add your Volunteer Experience and Causes Wednesday, February 26, 2014
  • 15. If you’ve written any articles add them to the Publications section Wednesday, February 26, 2014
  • 16. More things you SHOULD add to your profile .... •Projects for each individual position. •Slideshows displaying your work. •A copy of your portfolio •Videos that you’ve created. •And more.... Wednesday, February 26, 2014
  • 17. Don’t forget to add a photo of yourself •The image should display you in a professional manner. •Refrain from using a cute pet photo. •The photo should not be a group photo. •Do not use an Instagram selfie. Wednesday, February 26, 2014
  • 18. Don’t Forget to Customize your URL Wednesday, February 26, 2014
  • 19. Start Searching for Your New Job Wednesday, February 26, 2014
  • 20. Don’t Forget... •Check in daily. •See who’s viewed your profile. •Visit the profiles of those that have viewed your profile. •Connect to companies that you are interested in working for. •Continue to make connections for networking. •Keep your profile updated. •Add new content regularly. Wednesday, February 26, 2014
  • 21. Ready, Set Wednesday, February 26, 2014 GO...........
  • 22. Anise Smith Wednesday, February 26, 2014 /AniseSmithMarketing @AniseSmith /in/anisesmith/