With more than 450 million users, LinkedIn is a game changer for all professionals. It gives you the opportunity to connect with a company or someone within that company directly. It also gives you a chance to stand out from the crowd, creating a sort of individual brand that will help you to differentiate yourself.
Moreover, nowadays technology represents a big part of companies’ recruiting process and LinkedIn is where all the HR managers and recruiters are hanging out. According to Jobvite, a US recruitment firm, an astonishing 94% of recruiters are using social networks or social media to vet candidates. So whether you are job hunting or simply networking in your industry, having a well-organized, noticeable profile is an excellent idea to make sure that you can connect to the right people at the right time.
The British consultant Bellvue released an infographic which shows the aspects that should be valued in a profile on LinkedIn. A highly recommended read for anyone who wants to take his LinkedIn profile to the next level.
The Anatomy Of A Perfect Job Hunter's LinkedIn Profile – An infographic by the team at Bellvue Students