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Top 5 Reasons you need a Polished LinkedIn Profile

Recruiters and hiring managers utilize LinkedIn to search for possible candidates. If you don't have a presence on the site, you will not come up during these searches. Having a LinkedIn account also means that you can use the site to research companies, interviewers, and hiring managers, which is very useful before submitting applications and showing up to your interview. 

LinkedIn is a booming professional networking platform, where career seekers and employers can connect.

Creating a Professional LinkedIn profile gives you many and great advantages, especially in regards to candidates who do not have an account. If you haven’t had the chance to create a LinkedIn account as of yet, here are five great reasons why you should create one today!

1. Online Version of Your Resume

LinkedIn can become your online version of your resume. With LinkedIn, you have the choice to send the URL of your LinkedIn page to possible employers, in place of a paper resume.

2. Apply to Job Opportunities

You can search and apply to job directly on LinkedIn. Instead of emailing your resume, you can apply to jobs on LinkedIn with just a click of a button. When you apply to any job opportunity on LinkedIn, your profile information will be sent immediately to the employer hiring for the position. There’s no need to prepare extra forms.

3. Jobs Can Come to You

Even if you don't apply to job opportunities, employers can still review your LinkedIn profile. Possible employers can contact you through the Linkedin platform if they believe you are a good candidate for an opening at their company. By building a LinkedIn account, jobs/careers could come to you!

4. Network Across the World

LinkedIn puts you on the map of the world. If your profile is set up to public, any possible employer can review your information. So if you’re open to relocating, or doing some independent work across the world, LinkedIn is a great opportunity for you to connect.

5. Self-Branding

Having a LinkedIn profile shows that you are going forward-thinking, up-to-date with the latest technology, and open to new opportunities. You are establishing yourself from other candidates who do not have an account.

Do you need a LinkedIn Profile or new a Professional Makeover to your existing account profile? Contact our team GFN Marketing today. or call direct at 240-247-0634

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