LinkedIn, a social networking site perfect for job seekers and master networkers. Countless career websites will tell you that it is crucial to be on LinkedIn when looking for a new job. But where do you start? How do you dive into this business-oriented site and use it to help find yourself a new career? We have all of the information you need to perfect your LinkedIn profile and start using the site to your advantage in today’s blog post.
LinkedIn was launched in 2003 and has since become the go-to site for any business professional looking to network online and increase their professional visibility.
Almost every piece of career advice will tell you that you must be on LinkedIn if you want a shot at the best career opportunities. LinkedIn can be a fantastic way to network with people in your industry, connect with mentors, publish content, and allow everyone to see your resume in digital form.
But where do you start? How do you go about creating a LinkedIn profile that will get you noticed? And once you have the profile how do you use the site to its full advantage?
We’ll you’re in luck. We have gather the best links from the best sources around to help you navigate and dominate LinkedIn. Continue reading below to become a LinkedIn wiz, and once you are, be sure to connect with Breakaway here!
Your LinkedIn Profile
Example of a Great LinkedIn Profile (LinkedIn Makeover)
Using LinkedIn for Your Job Search
7 Mistakes that Might be Costing You a Job (Huffington Post)
Guide to Using LinkedIn for Your Job Search (InterExchange)
LinkedIn Do’s and Don’ts
Do’s and Don’ts for LinkedIn (Dummies)
LinkedIn Etiquette (Mashable)
Do’s and Don’ts for College Students (The Social U)
Other LinkedIn Tips & Tricks
The Ultimate LinkedIn Cheatsheet (HubSpot)
22 Secrets LinkedIn Won’t Tell You (Forbes)
4 LinkedIn Updates You Need to Know About (The Muse)