5 reasons why recruiters aren't looking at your LinkedIn profile

Even if you're the perfect candidate for a job, if you're not using LinkedIn properly, recruiters won't find you

Love it or not, LinkedIn is the best social network for your career, but if you're not using it or your LinkedIn profile isn't optimized, you could be missing out on job opportunities.

This infographic covers five of the biggest mistakes people make with their LinkedIn accounts and profiles. It's based on research I did for my book LinkedIn in 30 Minutes as well as advice from career expert Donna Svei

Basically, the biggest mistakes people make are: not making connections on the network, having a poor or missing profile photo, using the generic headline, leaving out job-related keywords, and keeping your profile private.

Hopefully the tips below will help you get more out of LinkedIn. You can see a bigger version here.

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