Mar 02, 2017 10:32 PM EST

Update Your LinkedIn Profile To Boost Your Personal Brand

This year, LinkedIn website underwent a makeover. It now looks more organized, clean and accessible for job hunting. Updating your LinkedIn profile is one of the best ways to boost your personal brand. You also have to keep up with the next level changes of the website.

According to The Next Web, LinkedIn redesign its desktop look to make it less confusing. The design was inspired by the company’s mobile app, which is cleaner and modern. Its goal is to help the users have easier access, whether using mobile app or desktop. There are a lot of people who just make an account and complete all information since they are looking for a job. After that, they hardly check their profiles. But with its new design, you will surely hang around.

Now that LinkedIn has redesigned its desktop, it is also about time for you to update your profile. By updating your resume, will make your profile looks more appealing to possible employers. Forbes shared tips on how to make your profile look better.

The first thing to do is check your professional experience. Does it still include your internship years ago? If yes, then it is about time to remove that. You have to organize your accomplishments and experiences. Just put those that are essential. You can simply put your current job title and company name.

Another thing is rearranging your skills. You have to make sure that your skills are in line with your job descriptions. Aside from that, you should also edit your summary to make sure that it fits your target audience. It is very important that you emphasize your strength and experience that aligns with the job that you are aiming for.

And lastly, you should proofread and spell check your entire profile. Simple errors such as spelling can make an impact on your profile. That is why it is important that everything is in place and correct in your profile.

Meanwhile, Jobs & Hire reported about the common mistakes that are usually committed by newbies in their LinkedIn profile. You must avoid unnecessary errors and make sure that your profile always looks good.

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