I recently wrote a blog post for BlueSteps outlining how to prepare for the upcoming changes LinkedIn will be implementing in the near future. Find out how to secure the information contained in your current LinkedIn profile and take this opportunity to make sure your profile is up to date. If your LinkedIn profile is not professionally optimized, it will impact your visibility and ranking, which could potentially lead to missed career opportunities.
Minimalism & LinkedIn
By now you may have seen the new LinkedIn interface. The intent is to align the LinkedIn desktop and mobile app experiences. The presentation of information is being consolidated and minimized. The ability to convey the key points with the fewest number of characters is vital. One of the significant changes to the interface is the abbreviated visibility and limited customization within the “Work Experience, Projects, and Education” sections. The individ
To maximize your keyword hits in scanning systems take a look your positions of interest. Simply highlight the keywords that you know are applicable to your experience.
Example: CEO position in healthcare that mentions complex challenges, patient care, fiscal accountability, business development, strategic direction, and operations management. It also requires the candidate to be an MBA or have a Master's in Hospital Administration.
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