Tell Your Story

Another quick tip about LinkedIn is to Tell Your Story through your job history on LinkedIn. Of course, the great people at LinkedIn created another short video about this:

I add a couple extra tips:

  1. When you write your summary, structure it in 3 parts: about you as professional, about the organisation that you work for and a personal note. Remember: People do business with other people, so you might as well add something personal too!
  2. Only use difficult words in the Specialties, not in the Summary! “I am an MBA, CISSP, CISA, ITIL expert with a specialization in cloud computing.” Say what? Exactly! How many people will read on?
  3. Write abbreviations and the full names of your technical terms in the Specialties, e.g. WDMP, Wealth Dynamics Master Practitioner
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