Recruiters, hiring managers, and employers frequently search career and job aggregator sites such as LinkedIn, CareerBuilder, Monster, indeed and similar sites to source and screen prospective candidates. They then go to LinkedIn to assess your professionalism and credentials. Unfortunately, many LinkedIn profiles are incomplete and outdated. This can negatively impact your personal brand and job search. Professionals who want to be taken seriously should have current and professional keyword optimized LinkedIn profiles.
LinkedIn is the largest and most respected online professional network, with over 100 million members, and over one million new members joining weekly. LinkedIn profiles promote and brand job seekers by showcasing their work history, education, connections, professional recommendations, and other vital credentials. It also enables job seekers to join industry relevant groups, network, and build a professional community. Additionally, LinkedIn is a great way to passively job hunt, as recruiters search LinkedIn daily for candidates. You will rise to the top of targeted recruiter searches if your LinkedIn profile is well-written and optimized.
It is very important that your LinkedIn profile compliments your resume, as recruiters and hiring managers do not want to see conflicting information. APEX Career Services works hard to help you develop a strategic and targeted personal brand that includes a compelling and optimized LinkedIn profile. We will help you refine your online presence and help you create an impressive professional online footprint that attracts recruiters and hiring managers. Let us write a job-winning LinkedIn profile for you. Contact us today to get started!