LinkedIn Profile

Posted by Sue Swinger-Ellbogen on November 3, 2014 at 9:25 AM

Career Building Tips and Tools

Research shows that 87% of companies use LinkedIn for recruiting, so if you are not making proper use of your profile you are wasting a valuable asset.

Each segment in LinkedIn can be used strategically to reinforce your brand and expertise.

Start by making sure you have a Header that highlights your primary skills, title, experience and credibility. Your Headline is your most visible branding statement. Aggressively position yourself for relevant job opportunities in your desired field.

See the difference in the two headers below:

Sue Swinger-Ellbogen:  Customer Supply Chain | Logistics and Supply Chain

Sue Swinger-Ellbogen:  Management Consulting | Customer Supply Chain | Logistics | Process Improvement | Transportation | Retailer Compliance | EDI | Bar Codes | Performance Measures | Logistics and Supply Chain 

It is imperative to keep your resume and LinkedIn profile up-to-date in this fast-changing environment.

Upcoming topics: Photograph, Summary, Current Position headline, Activity, Recommendations, Endorsements, Network, Past Positions, Groups, Personal Information, Contact Information and more.

Reminder: I offer a refresher to your resume and LinkedIn profile for all my clients annually. Refresher would mean changing/ a word or line; if your resume needs an overhaul, we will discuss

Sue Swinger-Ellbogen

Categories: Resume Writing

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