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Why and how to update your LinkedIn?

LinkedIn is mostly heard about when you start looking for job. Everybody around your network asks and discusses about LinkedIn. If you are still not sure about what LinkedIn is and why it is important then you will get that answer here.
According to Wikipedia, LinkedIn is a business and employment-oriented social networking service. But if we can put it in casual manner it is HR people and recruiter’s coffee table. LinkedIn is the place to be if you want to do a little marketing of yourself. It doesn’t matter if you are still a student, you should have a LinkedIn profile with your very professional picture, your basic contact information and your updated skill-set.
LinkedIn makes networking easy as you connect with people with a single click. LinkedIn helps you know what people of your field are doing, what skills are required for your field, what job responsibilities you might be catering on your job. Updating your LinkedIn is crucial and cardinal as it is your digital resume, within a click your professional past and present will reveal a lot about you. A professional LinkedIn profile’s main component include:
Picture: Your picture appears on top of your profile. On the top, because it is what people want to look before reading the whole profile. Invest to have a good professional picture. We recommend a picture on white background, in formal-wear and a smiling posture
Summary: It is especially advised to work on your summary; it should be well-written, attention-grabbing and interesting. It MUST compel recruiters to scroll down to know more about your experience and education
Skills: Browse and browse away to know more about what skills others have related to your field. Polish your skills; dig in within yourself to know what peculiar and distinctive set of skills you can offer that others can’t
Recommendations: Start working on it today. Getting recommendations give you extra bounce as it lets people know you are well connected and reliable
Groups: Connect with relevant groups and reach out to some key players of your ground, know what people are talking and looking for
So, LinkedIn is your branding tool. Get your LinkedIn updated; start connecting and applying for job openings. Keep networking….as you might get clicked by your future employer.
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