The 3 biggest things to do on LinkedIn to get a job

I give job seekers and the miserably employed the same advice again and again: To attract employers to you on LinkedIn ...

1) Add up to 50 skills relating to the jobs that you want into the Skills section of your LinkedIn profile and get many people to endorse you for them. This helps you "score" high for those skills. Skills tips 

2) Pack your Summary section of your LinkedIn profile with keywords for the jobs that you want including retyping all of the skills listed in your Skills section into your summary. I explain why this is hugely important here.

3) Alert recruiters to your availability (and preferences) by going to Jobs > Preferences and completing the form. Here's how and why it's essential to do so. 

In addition to these tips, it's paramount that you complete your LinkedIn profile as completely as you can and to maximize every section so that you can be found. 

Prefer not to do all that yourself? That's what we can do for you at WiserU (whether for career or business), so give us a call at 847-606-5160 or to be a whole new you on LinkedIn in the new year. -- Kathy

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