Regardless of the industry you are targeting, non-profit or for profit, LinkedIn has become a critical job search tool in today’s job market for both employers and job seekers. Over 95% of recruiters use LinkedIn to find candidates. Along with your resume, your LinkedIn profile is where keywords will really help drive traffic and point hiring managers / recruiters in your direction.
The best way to think about leveraging LinkedIn is in three major categories.
1. Your online resume
2. Your essential research and networking tool
3. Place to find job and internship postings
Let’s read on to discover the elements of a great profile in the next topic: LinkedIn – Your Online Resume