What is your career worth to you?
If you are really serious about looking for a new job, you must have the right tools. Without question, LinkedIn could be major tool in your arsenal. Since it will be a critical part of your job search, it is recommended to have your profile professionally written. Here are some reasons why:
Employers WILL search for you online!
Practically everyone you meet will search for you on line at some point. Your potential employers, managers, clients, and competitors. They all use LinkedIn to learn about you. They search for you before meeting you for the first time, right after meeting you, or reading your resume. LinkedIn gives you an opportunity to control what they discover about your strengths and, and experience and accomplishments.
It shows up at the top of Google searches.
When someone searches for you; your LinkedIn profile will likely show up in the first or second spot. This is important because, according to a Gravitate Online study of over 8 million clicks, more than 94% of users clicked on the first page results while fewer than 6% clicked to the second page. The first and second positions get 50% of all clicks.
It is an invaluable resource.
LinkedIn helps you expand your success by offering crucial connections and expertise.You get access to all your “connections” connections, and it could run in the thousands depending on how many connections you have. All those connections will have access to you also.Wouldn’t it be better to have your “game face” on with a professionally written profile?
It’s the ultimate personal branding platform.
LinkedIn provides one of the best opportunities to increase your visibility and credibility with members of your brand community. It lets you stay connected to large networks of contacts. Now that you can add videos and images in your summary and experience fields, you can develop a truly three-dimensional view of your brand. Using all the features of this powerful online tool will help you paint a compelling picture of who you are in the real world.
It has millions of members.
With over 225 million members, LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network. Today, it’s assumed that you have a LinkedIn profile. If you don’t have one, most will not take you seriously as a career-minded professional.Do you really want to take a chance at not having your profile looking the very best it could?
- An up-to-date headline, background/summary
- An updated and professionally written skills and expertise section
- An up-to-date professional experience section
- Work directly with your writer till it’s done correctly
- Skills and Expertise