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LinkedIn Quick Tips for 2022

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About Course

LinkedIn has introduced several new features that you should be using now if you want to get noticed by recruiters! In this video, we’ll walk you through a mix of simple things you can do to make your LinkedIn profile stand out. Course includes a step-by-step, downloadable tool kit.

This course was developed through funding from Ontario Trillium Foundation.

What Will You Learn?

  • Make your LinkedIn profile stand out
  • Get noticed more by recruiters
  • Grow and connect with your network
  • Show recruiters that you are Open to Work

Course Content

Introduction

  • Video: Introduction
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Add a background image to your LinkedIn profile
Learn how to upload a background image/cover photo to your LinkedIn profile, including tips on how to create your own unique background image.

Claim your custom LinkedIn URL
Learn how to claim and/or edit your own custom URL on LinkedIn.

Showcase your skills on your LinkedIn profile
Learn how to list your top skills on LinkedIn, including how to get endorsements from your network and how to manually change the order of your top skills.

Provide details about your roles
It's important to give recruiters a summary of your current and previous positions on LinkedIn. Follow these quick tips to make your profile stand out!

Add original content to your LinkedIn profile
Engage more with your network by writing and sharing articles, posts, and other content on your LinkedIn profile.

Feature your best work on your LinkedIn profile
Learn how to feature your best articles and other custom content on your LinkedIn profile.

Request recommendations from your LinkedIn connections
Learn about the importance of collecting recommendations from people in your network, including how to do it and how to write recommendations for others.

Add your preferred pronouns to your LinkedIn profile
Adding your pronouns to your LinkedIn profile will let hiring managers, your colleagues, and other LinkedIn users know how to address you properly.

Record your name pronunciation
Recording your name pronunciation will let LinkedIn recruiters know how to pronounce your name when they engage with you (and vice versa!)

Show LinkedIn recruiters that you are Open to Work
Use the #OpenToWork feature offered by LinkedIn to show recruiters that you're currently searching for work. Learn how to customize who sees this, and how to hide it from your current employer.

Summary of course
Download the full transcript from this course, including step-by-step instructions for each of the topics discussed in this course.

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