Last year, CareerBuilder released the results of a survey indicating that 37 percent of employers look at social media as part of the hiring process. As our society becomes even more dependent on technology and the web, more employers are likely to take a look at your online activity, and make decisions about you. As a result, it’s vital that you present yourself in the best light on social media.
One of the web sites that’s especially important when it comes to making professional connections is LinkedIn. Your LinkedIn profile can make or break your job search. On top of that, if you are looking for a job, LinkedIn can be a way for others to find you. Even though I’m not in the market for a traditional job, LinkedIn has resulted in freelance gigs.
Here are some tips for building a LinkedIn profile that is more likely to help you get a job:
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