If you are looking for a job, you’ve probably heard of LinkedIn. If you aren’t looking for a job now, you will be in the future. Now is the time to invest in maximizing your LinkedIn connections.
LinkedIn is one tool you need to connect with new people and promote your brand. Sure, there are other tools out there, but if you are feeling overwhelmed, just master this one. It has the biggest bang for the buck. Over 90% of Hiring Managers and recruiters are using LinkedIn to find or research you.
First: Build your profile
Second: Learn the rules
Third: Invest time in using the tool
Building your profile requires thought
What do you want to be known for? How will you show it? There are great resources for building your profile. Here are just a couple.
LinkedIn Profile Overview from the LinkedIn Learning Center
Invest Time and Use LinkedIn
and if you have a question on how to use LinkedIn, use their Help Center.