For the sake of talking about a lovely social network I haven’t mentioned in awhile, I wanted to share my hack for prettying up my Linkedin profile that has seemed to get the most attention. (Hint: Multimedia again is a thing.)
Linkedin is a wonderful place where we can all be social while also not feeling bad about being professional and learning how we can better ourselves in our career. It’s great. But this leads to people not having a clue how to actually use it, much less in a way that would make people want to work with you. So I have an idea for you to better your Linkedin presence right away.
Linkedin is a great network to show off your pro-fresh-sional side, but that doesn’t mean it needs to be a boring time to learn more about you. I’m really excited about the portfolio options that the network has integrated with your work history to show off some of the flare of the work you’ve done. Because don’t we all want our prospective clients to see the great examples first?
This week, Linkedin announced they would be shutting down their ‘Answers’ section of the social network. This has been a resource for users to get help from industry experts or offer their experience for people who are asking questions. In response to this occurance, many sites are offering you alternative websites to use that are tailored to question and answer format. But I say Linkedin is still the best place for this. Tune in to learn why: