You've heard that using LinkedIn is an amazing way to get noticed by recruiters, but throwing up a basic profile isn't all it takes. To really stand out, you've got to make sure you're sending the right message with everything from your photo to your headline to your professional network (hint: Size matters!).

To learn more, check out this infographic on the common reasons recruiters pass job candidates by—and what you can do to make sure you catch their eye.

Related: What Recruiters Want to See on Your LinkedIn Profile


Infographic courtesy of Melanie Pinola and Donna Svei. Home page photo of people at work courtesy of Shutterstock.