Assignment on LinkedIn profile PDF

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TABLE OF CONTENTSINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1PART A..........................................................................................................................................11. Advantages of using LinkedIn................................................................................................12. Common mistakes made by people while making a LinkedIn profile....................................13. Advice or recommendation to leverage LinkedIn accountabilit.............................................2PART B...........................................................................................................................................21. Be able to identify personal examples of key employability skills, evaluate where personalskills require development and create a plan of action to show how skills will be developed....2The major key employability skills that can provide an edge over other candidates include.........22. Be able to identify personal career and life choices, go on to develop a strategy to achievethese, begin to apply them and appraise their efficacy................................................................33. Be able to reflect on personal career and life choices..............................................................3CONCLUSION................................................................................................................................3REFERENCES...............................................................................................................................4
INTRODUCTIONLinkedIn is an American business employment oriented services which is operated bymobile applications(Chiang and Suen, 2015). It allows people to create a profile, upload resumeand create connection with other people online in order to get a job. Present report will containadvantages of using LinkedIn in the career, different mistakes made by people while developingtheir profile and advise to leverage LinkedIn account. Further report will also contain thepractical application of preparing LinkedIn profile.PART A1. Advantages of using LinkedInLinkedIn is very beneficial for me in my current stage of career development. Theadvantages are as follows:Get connected:Like different social platforms LinkedIn has also helped me in buildingnetworks and connect with different people. It has benefited me by connecting withprofessionals, business which have given me chance to present my resume and apply forjob. Specially at my current career stage I need to be connected with people to get futureopportunities(Van and et.al., 2017).Job alerts:Once I have created my profile on LinkedIn, I have started receiving e-mailsand notification of recommended jobs. It has saved my time and cost, I am able to seenotifications on the homepage as soon as I log in my account (Four Advantages of UsingLinkedIn, 2019).Company research:It is one of the major benefit that I gain by using LinkedIn is that Iam able to to do research about the company like visiting company page I am able to seethe hiring process of company, reading reviews I can determine the people andenvironment of the company. It is beneficial for me in my career as it keeps me ahead ofthe competition and increase employability(Tifferet and Vilnai-Yavetz, 2018).2. Common mistakes made by people while making a LinkedIn profileIt is important for an individual's career to create an attractive and detailed LinkedInprofile so that it leaves a good impact on the companies. Some people do common mistakes inmaking their LinkedIn profile such as:Adding “Looking for new opportunities” instead of your name:If a person is lookingfor the job using LinkedIn is very good but using these statements instead of their actual1
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