Your LinkedIn profile is important to your personal brand and digital presence. While this is especially critical for active job seekers, a great profile can lead to expanded opportunities and professional connections, even if you’re not engaged in a job search.
Check out this handy Muse article, 10 Easy Ways to Improve Your LinkedIn Profile, for great tips on maximizing your networking potential.
You should definitely follow tip #10! One of the most impactful ways you can strengthen your credibility is by having your colleagues add a recommendation to your profile. Don’t be afraid to ask a trusted supervisor or co-worker to write a brief note of their experience working with you. Likewise, be an awesome person and offer to write a recommendation for others.