We have introduced the features of LinkedIn and provided explanations on how to use each feature of the LinkedIn social media in another article. Now and in this article from “Twilinstok” online magazine, we are going to answer some of the common questions about how to properly use LinkedIn. And how to show yourself professionally with LinkedIn? To answer these questions, you must first know the mistakes that others make in their profile and avoid making such mistakes on your LinkedIn profile so that you can set up your profile correctly and show yourself as professional as possible to people and employers on this social network. Stay with us to the end of this article.
Here we have provided a list of the most common mistakes that people make on their LinkedIn. These personal errors are listed below:
- Having spelling mistakes while filling out profile fields
- Not having an appropriate personal profile picture (For example, don’t try to use a picture that has a large part of it showing your friend or someone else.)
- Not having a background cover for the profile or using an inappropriate background cover
- Wrong use of headlines (Try not to write information that you can fill in other fields of your profile, in the headline of your LinkedIn profile.)
- Direct communication with people using groups on this social network
- Not personalizing the connection invitation message for different people
- Not filling out your job status summary forms in detail
- Lack of follow-up and lack of persistence to keep the profile updated
- Failure to complete all profile fields
- Not having at least one credible letter of recommendation
- Not posting and congratulating your network members on various occasions
- Not republishing other people’s posts in your posts list
- Not having strong connections with people in your work network
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In the end…
In this article, we have done our best to answer most of the common questions about how to improve your LinkedIn profile to look like a professional. We have explained the mistakes that LinkedIn users usually make in their profile and taught you how to avoid making such mistakes on your LinkedIn profile so that you can make a better impression on employers and other people on this social network.
For more information about LinkedIn and the features of this social network, we suggest that you click on Free LinkedIn Tutorial [+]. Also, if you have any questions about LinkedIn, you can ask them in our LinkedIn support center [+] in the form of a topic and wait for the answer of our experts.
We hope that by reading this article, you can learn how to make a perfect LinkedIn account. If you have any other questions, you can ask in the comments section below.
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