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Users who will be reading your summary will be the ones who are really interested in knowing more about you and what you do. A Summary is precisely a short version of WHY you do WHAT you do, in your own words.
- It is an expansion of your Tagline. It has to build up of your tagline and justify your positioning
- LinkedIn gives you 2,000 characters (including spaces) to summarize your background and, besides your headline, your summary is the first thing people see.
- Write your summary in 1st person. You are talking about yourself not someone else.
- It must be enriching, engaging and should paint a picture about who you are in the professional front. It should inspire the reader about who you are?
- Read Summary of Paul Simon: https://www.linkedin.com/in/paulhsimon
- Add CTA (Call to Action) at the end of your summary. Which directly says why people should contact contact you for?
- Keep it upto 200-250 words.
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|1.||Write your Positioning Statement|
|2.||Add relevant Profile Pic|
|4.||Update your Summary|
|5.||Add Associated Institutions & Organizations|
|6.||Showcase your education by adding Education Institutions, Certifications & Courses|
|7.||Showcase Your achievements using Publications, Patents, Projects, Honors & Awards|
|8.||Ask for Recommendations|
|9.||Add Relevant Skills & Interests|
|10.||Build Connections from existing email Accounts & Alumni|
|11.||Join LinkedIn Groups To Build Influential Connections|
|12.||Rearrange your Profile based on your strengths|
|13.||Create a simplified URL for your Linkedin Profile|
|14.||Ensure that all your Public profile is displaying all the information about you|