Some useful tips about how to maximize your LinkedIn profile. Storytelling is particularly important for career switchers, not just on your LinkedIn profile and CV, but every part of the application and interview to connect the dots for employers.
There are many ways to tell your story. From the obvious style – “I’m Kate, a freelance graphic designer and graduate of such and such a school of design” – to the lively tale. How many ignored CVs, discarded cover letters, and ignored LinkedIn profiles will it take for you to understand that vague, cut-and-paste descriptions are unlikely to catch the eye of a recruiter? Read the full article on Welcome to the Jungle.