Did you know you can customize your LinkedIn headline? By default LinkedIn places your current job title in there, but it can be so much more! If you want to watch an excellent, quick video on how to change your LinkedIn headline, Laura Roeder has a tutorial for you How to Change Your LinkedIn Profile Headline
Here are some examples of headlines I think are unique and show value. They are conservative, yet still have impact!
If you are wondering where I found them, I searched a group I belong to on LinkedIn. Yes, you can search groups you belong to by key word, company, etc without needing a paid subscription to LinkedIn.
Headlines with Impact
And without further delay, here are the eye catching, make me want to learn more headlines
You know who does an amazing job of critiquing headlines? Jason Alba. For a while, he was critiquing LinkedIn headlines on his site for free. He is no longer doing that, BUT, if you read through some of his critiques, you can read his logic and this might help you with your questions! You’ve got to love the title of his post: “LinkedIn Professional Headline: yours probably sucks”
Announcing You Are Looking?
And have you wondered how to say you are looking for a new job? Here are some examples: