LinkedIn is not just your online resume; it’s a representation of your entire professional self.
While your resume should be concisely catered to the specific job you are applying for, your LinkedIn should contain all of the accomplishments, ambitions, experiences, and interests that are not possible or even appropriate to include on your paper resume.
In other words: have at it.
Once you’ve built a profile, it’s time to start engaging. LinkedIn is a tool that many recruiters and hiring companies use to find people who would be a good fit for their company, and being active on LinkedIn will exponentially increase your visibility, and with it, the networking opportunities that come your way.
But how do you build up a LinkedIn presence from scratch? We’ve made a list of 5 easy ways to get your LinkedIn into shape.
The first step: Start building the right network. Learn how to send top notch invites and access more LinkedIn profile tips for recent grads below.