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How to Make Your LinkedIn Profile Work for You

By Tiffany A. Dedeaux 

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If you’re looking to improve your LinkedIn profile and make sure it’s effectively representing your professional brand, you’ve come to the right place. In this post, I’ll share some best practices for creating a standout LinkedIn profile. Whether you’re a new grad just starting out, or a mid-career professional looking for a change, following these tips will help ensure that your profile is working for you.

Why LinkedIn Matters

When it comes to job hunting, your LinkedIn profile is your most powerful tool. It’s how recruiters and potential employers find you, learn about your professional brand, and decide whether or not to reach out to you for an interview.

It is important to also know how LinkedIn fits in with your company culture. If your company is active on the social media platform, this could be the way to network, be seen, stand out from the crowd, and level up your career!

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