Each week Graham Caulfield, Expert Resume Man, will provide tips for improving your resume. Graham is an expert at helping career transitioners present themselves to their best advantage with potential employers.
To maximize your success using LinkedIn in your job search, you should complete these activities:
Customize your LinkedIn profile URL (www.linkedin.com/in/yourname).
Include your contact information, LinkedIn allows you to add your phone number, Instant Messenger contact information, and multiple email addresses (in addition to your primary/sign-in email).
Provide your Twitter handle, and add languages that you speak.
Fill in key projects you’ve worked on (a separate section within the profile).
Add a list of courses you’ve taken. (This helps with keyword searches.)