How To Create The Ideal LinkedIn Profile – Forbes

How To Create The Ideal LinkedIn Profile – Forbes.

I have been urging my students to create LinkedIn profiles since 2010.

This feature by Viveka von Rosen, author of LinkedIn Marketing: An Hour a Day and founder of LinkedIntoBusiness.com in the current issue of Forbes magazine is by far one of the most comprehensive and practical articles on how to best use this piece of social media real estate to your advantage.

LinkedIn has added a number of new media features, so even if you have created an account, this may be a good time to re-evaluate your profile. Adding a picture and showcasing some of your work is easy and immediately adds to your marketability.

That added value speaks volumes to recruiters, and could help you get a foot in the door!

7 Pieces of Job Advice

Recent grad at Syracuse

7 Pieces of Job Advice

One of the greatest moments in my life was becoming the first college graduate in my family.

But once the celebrations are over, if you don’t have any current job opportunities lined up, you might find this blog on 7 Pieces of Job Advice helpful.

Today’s job market is very challenging, so you need to use different job search strategies. These include:

  • Building an online presence by creating a LinkedIn profile and using social media professionally
  • Creating a website to promote your personal brand
  • Networking through meetup.com

Also, be sure to stay in touch with your classmates and continue to collaborate with others as often as possible!