Linkedin Tips That You Shouldn’t Miss! Part 1

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We believe in 2022 the recruitment sector will depend on Linkedin. Whether you’re looking to start a business or find a job, using LinkedIn helps you highlight your experience and skills while also showcasing recommendations from colleagues. In this article, we will share some helpful tips and advice to help you optimize your LinkedIn profile and build your professional network strategically.  So here are our top Linkedin Tips that you shouldn’t miss in 2022.

With over 400 million professionals on LinkedIn, across 200 different countries, LinkedIn is a fantastic tool when fully utilised. Plus, hiring professionals to use it daily for headhunting, so you want to make sure your profile makes a great impression and is truly representative of who you are.

Talent professionals are typically ahead of the curve when it comes to workforce trends, but no one could have predicted the tectonic changes we’ve all experienced since the start of 2020.

While the pandemic initially chilled the job market, it didn’t take too long to heat up and usher in the Great Reshuffle: a time when employers and employees are rethinking how we work, where we work, and why we work.

Today’s labour market is tight, and we expect it to be even tighter in 2022. That puts even more pressure on employers to embrace the changes predicted below — from the flexibility and internal mobility to skills-based hiring and DEI — if they hope to stay competitive in attracting and retaining talent in the new year. We are sharing top Linkedin Tips that you shouldn’t miss!

Check out the Linkedin Tips That You Shouldn’t Miss in 2022

  • Find the right connections to help you find the job of your dreams. Use Linkedin’s tools to search appropriate groups and organizations where you might find people who could be interested in hiring you-or who might know of something new opening up that would be a great fit for both you and the company.
  • Display your expertise and experience to potential employers by writing a compelling profile. Linkedin’s profile makes it easy to highlight all of your qualifications, including your education and any areas of expertise. Include everything from certifications you hold, to key phrases that might make you stand out, like “excellent interpersonal skills” or “ability to manage stress.”
  • Don’t forget the little stuff. Make sure that your resume is well written, error-free and has been optimized for the specific job description. Make sure to check out the keyword suggestions from Linkedin to get your application through.
  • Be ready to interview at a moment’s notice through the use of an effective Linkedin profile. When potential employers are searching for candidates, they will often see first what they can dig up on Linkedin, so make sure that your profile demonstrates why you’re the one who should get the job.
  • Keep in touch with people you meet through Linkedin by sending requests to connect and by regularly sending updates and recommendations. By keeping in touch with your contacts, even those you only meet once, you’re more likely to keep your name fresh in their minds when jobs or opportunities do come up. 
  • Feel free to contact the hiring manager listed in the job ad with any questions you may have about the position. This will undoubtedly make your application stand out from the crowd. Some recruiters value your additional effort since it demonstrates how serious you are about the position.

In summary, LinkedIn can be a very powerful tool when it comes to your career. Whether you’re just looking to grow your network with professionals within your industry or you’re looking to utilize it as a tool to help you find a new opportunity, it needs to be managed correctly to have the desired effect.

As mentioned at the start of my article, in our opinion it’s always worth staying on top of your LinkedIn, even if you’re not currently looking for a new role, you never know when a recruiter might drop into your inbox with your dream opportunity… so it’s best to give them every reason to do so. We will be sharing more insights on our next blog. Be sure to check out Part 2.

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