Here’s What a Recent Grad’s LinkedIn Profile Should Look Like

Twelve ways to stand out to hiring managers and other professionals.
By Laura McMullen, Staff Writer | U.S. News & World Report


Don’t forget to describe volunteer work and boast about honors and awards on your profile. (GETTY IMAGES)

Employers don’t want to hire college kids; they want to recruit young professionals. And one of the best ways to show you’re the latter – even when you’re still green – is to build a professional presence on LinkedIn. After all, it’s the world’s largest online professional network, which, according to its website, is accruing more than two new members per second. You should be one of these new members, showing off what a catch you are to the 364 million-plus professionals on LinkedIn.

How do you stand out as one in a million – rather, 3.6 million? The first step is creating a stellar profile. Read the full article here.

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