Are You Using LinkedIn to its Full Potential?
LinkedIn can be the best tool you use
LinkedIn is quite possibly the best social networking tool for executives – it enables you to simultaneously:
- promote your personal brand
- develop new networks
- re-connect with old network resources
- sell services
- locate new work, including contracts and jobs
But much like the three-martini lunch, when used incorrectly LinkedIn can be a dangerous implement.
Common Mistakes When Using LinkedIn
Here are some key misuses or mistakes that can negatively affect the performance of your LinkedIn profile:
- Incomplete Information
- Poor Headlines
- No Recommendations
- An Unprofessional Photo
- No (or few) Connections
Please check out our article, Top Mistakes Executives Make With LinkedIn, authored by one of the Senior Writers at Career-Resumes.com, for an in depth look at all the above listed ways you can improve your use of LinkedIn.
LinkedIn is a great tool, but like all tools, it’s not going to work for you if you don’t know how to use it.
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