LinkedIn is a powerful tool for networking, job search and professional development. It is more than a simple resume. It is something that works for you even when you don’t think about it and don’t put any effort into it. It is something that translates your passion, your values and your vision into a meaningful and powerful profile. It is your online identity, an extended interactive version of your resume which is considered to be more powerful than any resume by a majority of recruiters.
Networking is becoming a separate skill with its own rules, troubles and heroes. There are 128 million of LinkedIn users in the United States and even more from all over the world. Most of the creative jobs are posted in specialized LinkedIn groups first before being posted on job boards. Recent research shows that up to 97% of recruiters start their search from LinkedIn. Certain writers in ResumeYard team used to be successful recruiters before. We know how important it is to have a rich, informative LinkedIn profile that will tell your story to the world.
Even those of us who have a registered LinkedIn profile, haven’t taken the time to fully flesh it out. Still, in order to impress potential employers, an ideal LinkedIn profile should look like something you have been working on for quite a long time, something that you have put a lot of effort into. It is time to consider refinement of your LinkedIn profile.
If you have your LinkedIn profile already
First of all, you will need to give us your email or password to your LinkedIn account. If you prefer not to disclose it, we will edit your profile in .doc
The work on your profile will proceed in 5 steps.
Finally, remember that close cooperation between you and your writer is something that will allow us to make your profile even better. The more information you provide us with, the more likely your profile will correspond with your vision.
If you don’t have any LinkedIn profile, we will create it for you and then proceed with the same 5 steps
LinkedIn is a dynamic tool and it looks more powerful when it is updated frequently. The best LinkedIn profiles were not written at once, they are usually a fruit of long-term work and regular update:
Remember, a LinkedIn in profile is going to work for you even when you are on vacations. It is a helpful tool in your job search which can boost your career if used in a smart and creative way.