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How to Build the Perfect LinkedIn Profile [INFOGRAPHIC]

How to Build the Perfect LinkedIn Profile [INFOGRAPHIC]
Got a LinkedIn profile? Congrats. Now you’re only competing for attention with another 400+ million users. By putting some time into building your profile, you can stand out from the crowd and we’ve put some of our tips into the infographic below. You may or may not reach perfection but hopefully you’ll get some ideas. Start with a good picture. RELATED: 10 Tips for the Perfect LinkedIn Profile [INFOGRAPHIC] Related 10 Tips for the Perfect LinkedIn Profile [INFOGRAPHIC] A LinkedIn profile isn't just any old resume, it's a place to showcase your best assets and successes. July 2, 2014 In "Blog"

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