Here are the common mistakes job seekers make on LinkedIn

Here are the common mistakes job seekers make on LinkedIn

Experts identified some common mistakes done by LinkedIn users. If candidate’s profile is full of typo errors then be careful, spell check before uploading your profile. Use separate profile pictures for Facebook and LinkedIn, as LinkedIn is a professional site and Facebook is a personal social networking site. You can also upload background with documents, photos, links, videos, and presentations ├óÔé¼ÔÇØ to your profile. Put a professional headline to your profile to reflect your professional experience or academic achievements. You can make this add request “I’d like to add you to my professional network on LinkedIn.” In a personalized way .It is also important to add more keywords to get found by recruiters while searching for the talent on LinkedIn. You can limit your public profile settings. You can also add to your LinkedIn profile that organizations you’re part of, honors you’ve received, projects you’ve worked on. Here are the common mistakes done by LinkedIn users:

Your profile is full of typos
You have no picture in your profile
You have a profile picture, but it’s a photo of you and your significant other (or worse)
You don’t have a background photo or any other visuals either
You haven’t put any thought into your profile headline
You’re not reaching out to people through LinkedIn Groups
You’re not personalizing LinkedIn connection requests
You’re “connecting” with people from LinkedIn on your phone
You haven’t created a unique LinkedIn URL
You never bothered to fill out a summary
You don’t “stalk responsibly” or take advantage of it when someone’s checking *you* out
You haven’t broken your profile out into sections
You list “skills” that LinkedIn doesn’t recognize
You don’t have (credible) recommendations
You’re not posting photos, posts, or work-centric updates
You’re not engaging with your network
You haven’t left yourself helpful little reminders or scheduled reconnection nudges
You’re not exporting all your contacts
You’re not taking advantage of the “Find alumni” option
You’re not using advanced search tools when hunting for a job

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