When we begin building our professional network, we make networking mistakes we all wish we could take back. Unfortunately, there is no such thing as a networking do-over. No worries. We’ve all been there. We all have to start somewhere.
So many college students wonder if they really need a LinkedIn account. After all, they aren’t quite yet in the “professional” category. And yet LinkedIn isn’t just for workforce veterans. Today, many college students and soon-to-be grads are getting noticed on LinkedIn for their part-time work, internship experience, and the soft skills they’ve mastered. As you’ll see in this infographic from vettimesjobs.com, though, showcasing those skills, talent and experience is just one of five reasons to create a LinkedIn account… Here’s Why You Should Create a LinkedIn Account True: LinkedIn seems to have assumed the role of a stuffy, old
Is your LinkedIn profile missing important information? How can you tell what’s important and what isn’t?
If you’ve done it, you’re proud of it, and you want the professional world to know about it, put it on your LinkedIn profile!
LinkedIn is always the best research tool to find the right people. Period. But it may not always be the best tool for communicating with them.
So how do we make the most of LinkedIn communication, even if we don’t use LinkedIn to communicate?
If your current gig is growing stale, now is a good time to start a confidential job search. The number of Americans quitting their jobs (to take new jobs) has reached a high not seen in over 17 years. That ought to say something.
Plus, people who change jobs are seeing increases in salary, benefits, and overall well-being…