Linked-In is a great way to find opportunities in the Hidden Job market – that is, jobs advertised before they are publicly advertised. Linked-In Profiles are becoming increasingly more popular for professionals in the workplace.
Being a professional in your trade isn’t a requirement to be on Linked-In. If you are a team leader in your field, then we highly recommend you set up your Profile.
But simply having a Linked-In Profile doesn’t guarantee getting access to more job opportunities. Your Profile must work for you. It must be discoverable by employers and recruiters searching within Linked-In. So the information you have listed within your Profile must align to the type of job you want to be contacted about.
This is again the exact same philosophy we teach when writing your CV. The typical default is to give a summary of your entire career history, because there is room to do that.
Here are some key areas that your Profile must include:
Click the Linked-In Assistance button to have someone contact you about setting up or refining your Linked-In Profile.