Want to boost your marketability on LinkedIn – without spending hours navigating the site? Trying to get employers to notice your skills or get closer to a key contact?
There are many ways to promote yourself on LinkedIn and use your network wisely. Some require a significant investment in time, while others (like these LinkedIn hacks) are your shortcut to better LinkedIn results.
Here are seven important, simple-to-implement strategies that can give your job search a boost on LinkedIn:
1. Distinguish yourself from all the other John Smiths.
2. Put your desired job title in your Headline.
3. Pursue employers who prefer to hire graduates of your alma mater.
4. Get closer to key contacts – without paying for an upgrade.