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How to write
professionally
LinkedIn Profile

LinkedIn
LinkedIn a social-networking website that is dedicated to
careers and jobs is a tool that if used effectively can
elevate your profile. In this day and age of technology,
LinkedIn has proven to be another way of attaining
employment through networking in an online and social
media environment. The advent of LinkedIn has meant that
there another tool that can be used to elevate and gain
exposure to for your career profile. However, the ability to
write a professional LinkedIn profile is paramount and
essential to successfully utilize this tool. Employers are
using LinkedIn to seek out candidates for roles; hence, it is
important that the profile is highly professional.

Skills and Experience
A LinkedIn profile includes not just writing an
excellent written summary of your skills and
experience. The profile includes a photo and a
headline which are the first things prospective
employers. These are important as the photo must
be professional and the headline must be able to
catch the attention of prospective employers. The
headline is a short summary of the position you
hold or seeking to hold. This is the first section of
the LinkedIn profile.

Work Experience
The next section is the work experience part
whereby you list the job role and the
responsibilities you undertook. This is an important
section as you outline your entire work career up
until the present day. It is important that you go
professional Linkedin Profile Writing in detail about
the work you completed. This may include projects
achieved, promotions and recommendations by
fellow colleagues. Employers will look at this work
history and make a judgment on a candidate.

Qualifications
In addition to your work experience, there are your
qualifications. These qualifications include any
certifications and university degrees that you hold.
It is important here to put forward majors
undertaken or specific subjects with grades that will
then enhance your profile to an employer. Merely
putting your qualification will not be enough, you
must go into detail about the areas you studied and
any relevant certifications you undertook. This will
give the employer information that may prove
crucial when it comes to selection time.

Furthermore, another feature on LinkedIn is adding
specific skills that are like tags to your profile. It is
important to sit down and think about what skills
you have that have come about from either your
studies or work experience. Once you put these
tags, your connections can recommend you for a
specific skill. This is a first-hand perspective of
your work being given by a work colleague. To an
employer, this shows integrity to your profile as
people who worked with you have backed up what
has been put and said on the page.


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