These days, like it or not, LinkedIn is an extremely valuable tool in the professional world, especially when you’re searching for a job. If your profile isn’t current, or if your picture is fuzzy and irrelevant (like a really cool filtered vacation photo of you in sunglasses), you could be ruining your chances of landing a new gig.

And, I know—it’s really overwhelming to make sure your page is in tip-top shape, as there are so many different components to keep track of. Just thinking about updating mine sends me into a (very) slight panic. Where do I even start?

If you want hiring managers to see you in a positive light, or for your name to pop up in other people’s feeds more, these 23 simple tricks from Skillcrush will help you. Good luck!


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