How to Make a LinkedIn Profile That Will Actually Help You Get a Job

The one thing that makes LinkedIn better than a resume is that you can target it to the next thing you want to do in your career, make it dynamic, and passively share it in public for any recruiter to find. When you create a profile, you can fill in as much or as little as you want, and you can target the information you include to draw the eye of recruiters and business contacts from the industries that you want to notice you.

Lies My Recruiter Asked Me to Tell

The daily hunt for a new job is exhausting. After a long day at work, it's tough to trek home and then hop on the computer to scour Indeed.com or Idealist.org for the latest postings, all while eating leftover Pad Thai.   Enter: The Recruiter.