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Optimizing your LinkedIn profile

Most of us have a LinkedIn profile, but we don’t provide the proper care and feeding.

I frequently present on how to optimize your LinkedIn profile.

You can start your LinkedIn profile learning by viewing the LinkedIn Training: Improve your profile on the world’s largest business network slides. Then follow up with an objective assessment of your own profile.

  • Does your headline reflect your unique qualities?
  • If you are job searching, does your headline reflect your availability?
  • Do you update your status frequently?
  • Does your network know of your availability?
  • Do you keep in touch with your network?
  • Do you use LinkedIn as a social conversation?

You have a network, now use it for the better good.

For the technical communication professionals in the Mid-Atlantic geography, I was an invited speaker at the Philadelphia Metro Chapter of the Society for Technical Communication in April 2012 meeting: Optimizing LinkedIn for Technical Communication Job Searching and Network Building.

About Barrie Byron

Innovative information developer specializing in presenting complex ideas in ways that are clear and concise. Persistent optimist, intrepid adventurer, mentor. Builder of relationships, connecting friends and peers to people they want to know. Social duct tape and generator of goodwill. Follow me on twitter @barriebyron


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