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.

Being an Introvert, and Asking For What You Want

Being able to be open and assertive with people who have the power to impact your career is a really important skill, and one that usually takes regular practice to keep up. Your future success depends on being able to get what you want from those people in your life, even when the idea of broaching a tough conversation leaves your palms sweaty and your boots shaky.

Meet People, Get a Job (Even If You’re An Introvert)

I’ve been hearing for my whole adult life how important networking is, and when I started doing writing projects on recruiting and hiring a few months ago, I found out that it wasn’t a joke.