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10 Tips for your LinkedIn Profile

Completing your LinkedIn profile is the first way of establishing a profile that’s strong and professional. Add a strong profile headline and a good summary of your work experience, particularly if you’re going to use the site to get a new job.

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Silently update your profile without letting the world know about your progress by temporarily turning Activity Broadcast off. When you’re ready, turn it back on to tell the world just how well you’re now doing.

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Proofreading is really important with anything you do online but it’s ultra-important with LinkedIn because a profile that’s full of mistakes sends out the wrong message.

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Proofreading is really important with anything you do online but it’s ultra-important with LinkedIn because a profile that’s full of mistakes sends out the wrong message.

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Some people make the mistake of lying on their profile. Don’t do that and don’t exaggerate your achievements.

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Customising your Profile URL might seem a little bit too techy for you but it’s a great way of tidying up your profile. To do this go into to Settings > Edit Public Profile > Customize Your Public Profile URL.

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The right profile picture says a lot about you. Make sure that you have a professional looking image that says you mean business rather than the sort of fun profile picture used on Facebook.

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The right profile picture says a lot about you. Make sure that you have a professional looking image that says you mean business rather than the sort of fun profile picture used on Facebook.

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Promoting your LinkedIn profile with profile badges is a great way of gaining more attention. Choose the sort of design that reflects your character and the way you want to be seen.

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Being active in LinkedIn groups is another way of building up interest in your profile. Share items and participate in specific industry or area of interests that reflect your profession.

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Personalising Email requests is another way of building a professional profile. When you send a request out the note is standardised. Make it personal to add a bit more professionalism to your profile.

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Using LinkedIn applications well is our final tip. If you’re a blogger why not attach the WordPress app? For anyone who makes great videos online, use the SlideShare app to enhance your profile.

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Using LinkedIn applications well is our final tip. If you’re a blogger why not attach the WordPress app? For anyone who makes great videos online, use the SlideShare app to enhance your profile.

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