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About 200 MILLION people use LinkedIn, the online resume site. And almost half of them are American. So having a LinkedIn page is definitely worth it when you're looking for a job.
But just uploading your resume isn't enough anymore. Check out this list from "Forbes" magazine of four mistakes you might be making with your LinkedIn profile.
Four Mistakes You Might Be Making on LinkedIn
#1.) Not Using a Picture...According to one expert, you're seven times more likely to have your page viewed if you have a profile picture.
#2.) Not Adding a "Summary"... When you edit your profile, it's near the top of the page. And it's where you're supposed to describe the kind of job you're looking for
#3.) Not Listing Your Full Work Experience... Since it's online, you don't have to worry about fitting everything on one page. So it's okay to list all of your past jobs, along with things like volunteer work.
#4.) Setting Up Your LinkedIn Page, Then Never Updating It... You probably update it with things like promotions or new contacts. But people who use LinkedIn EFFECTIVELY are the ones who stay active on it.
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