LinkedIn is the largest professional network with over 400 million users worldwide! It's a useful platform to help users to connect with colleagues, classmates, friends and industry professionals. Connecting with these groups of people and building a network can open doors and opportunities for future employment and progression in your chosen career. Below are some top tips and helpful advice on how you can utilize LinkedIn and really stand out from the crowd.
How to improve your LinkedIn profile:
- Putting a face to a profile is usually important for recruiters. According to an article on www.cio.com, data from LinkedIn shows that people with a profile photo are 14 times more likely to have their profile viewed than those without
- Use an appropriate image - ensure the look and feel of your profile is appropriate for the type of organisation you're hoping to join, so dress for the job you want!
- Smile! Everyone likes to work with friendly faces, so make sure you appear approachable in your photo