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5 Actions To Improve Your LinkedIn Profile

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Creating a Linkedin profile is not enough to stand out in the job market. If you want recruiters to find you, you must create an attractive profile.

This tips will help you to look like a Linkedin pro.

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5 Actions To Improve Your LinkedIn Profile

  1. 1. 5 Actions to Improve Your LinkedIn Presence
  2. 2. 1 Update Your Profile
  3. 3. Does your profile have cobwebs• Creating your initial profile is not enough.• Update it regularly to let people know what you are doing• Change the keywords which describe your expertise or role
  4. 4. 2 Don’t Spam Your Network
  5. 5. • When you make changes to your profile, all the members in your network receive an update.• Turn off this setting when you are refreshing your profile or experimenting with different phrases or key words.• Temporarily turn off your Broadcast settings and make your changes.• Update your network when you are ready to reveal the finished product.
  6. 6. Step 11. Click on your Profile2. Click on Settings3. Turn off Broadcast Settings4. Make your changes5. Turn on your broadcast settings
  7. 7. 3 Don’t Hide- Use Keywords
  8. 8. Recruiters search by Keyword• Use keywords in the headline and also in your summary, specialties and job titles.• A keyword is a term relevant for your industry or sector.• Read job descriptions to identify employer keywords• During your job search change keywords to emphasise different strengths
  9. 9. 4 Customise Your Public Profile URL
  10. 10. • When you create a public profile on LinkedIn, it generates a random URL for your profile.• This is typically a series of numbers• Change it to a more readable URL• This will improve the search engine optimization of your profile
  11. 11. Step 11. Select your profile from the profile tab2. Click edit next to your public profile.3. You can then customise your public profile URL
  12. 12. Step 21. Change your profile URL2. Change how you appear when people search for you3. View your current profile and check how it looks
  13. 13. 5 Customise Your Website Listing
  14. 14. • When you list your websites, do not leave the default “Company Website” as the hyperlinked text.• Your company name is a keyword that can help people to find you.• Choose “other” and write the name of your website or blog.• This change also makes you look more Tech savvy and professional
  15. 15. Step 1• Select your profile from the profile tab• Click edit next to your public profile.• You can then customise your website or Twitter account
  16. 16. Contact us Jane Leonard @really_usefulJane@reallyusefultraininganddevelopment.ie

Creating a Linkedin profile is not enough to stand out in the job market. If you want recruiters to find you, you must create an attractive profile. This tips will help you to look like a Linkedin pro.

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