What makes a winning LinkedIn profile?

With more than 700 million users worldwide, LinkedIn is easily the largest professional network on the planet. Having a winning LinkedIn profile can be the key to advancing your career as it is a great way to let people know exactly who you are. LinkedIn is your chance to impress potential employers and professionals in your industry so if you are looking for new opportunities you will need to know how to make the most out of your profile.

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Busy Bee Recruitment's top tips:
 

Add a professional photo -
Choose a professional profile picture as this will be the first thing a recruiter notices on your page. A clear, friendly and professional photo will boost your profile and give you a higher chance of standing out.

Write a summary –
The summary section on your LinkedIn profile is a great way of expressing who you are as a professional and what you would bring to a perspective employer. You should highlight what makes you unique and what you are looking to achieve in your career.

Grow your network –
Making more connections will keep your profile visible and increase your chances of getting noticed. Start by connecting with people you know personally, have worked with or have met professionally. It is also a good idea to follow up any work-related phones calls or meetings with a LinkedIn connection.

Request Recommendations -
Receiving recommendations on LinkedIn is very attractive to employers as it illustrates to them just how much people value your work. A great way to receive a recommendation is to give one! LinkedIn members love being recommended and will likely reciprocate.

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