17 Must Haves for Your Linkedin Profile

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17 Must-Haves for Your LinkedIn Profile

You (hopefully) know you need a LinkedIn profile, but getting set up on the site is just the beginning. To get noticed by your contacts—and, yes, recruiters—you’ll need to put in some extra effort to make sure your profile is complete and compelling.

So, what does that entail? It’s all spelled out in this infographic, which outlines exactly how to build a profile that’ll stand out and help you land the opportunities you’re looking for on LinkedIn. Check it out, then go get updating!

LinkedIn Perfect Profile Tips Summary Infographic 1 17 Must Haves for Your LinkedIn Profile

Infographic courtesy of MarketMeSuite.


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DanaLeavyNov 23, 2013 

A pretty good round-up of what you should be doing on LinkedIn, across the board – well done!  I’m glad you addressed adding your email onto your profile, as LinkedIn make it difficult to correspond with people outside of directly connecting (or purchasing InEmails).