Link Up with your LinkedIn
This semester alone I received dozens of emails from my school’s Career Services telling me to work on my LinkedIn. It’s the year 2014, so we already know the importance of social media and how influential it can be to a person’s image. However, there is still plenty of advice that needs to be doled out on how to leverage social media on a personal level, or, more to the point: how to take effective advantage of your online profiles. LinkedIn is one of the newer social networking websites, but its purpose is a little “deeper” than its counterparts. With LinkedIn it’s not about the numbers. The goal is not to have a million connections but instead to connect to people you know and to build a network of professional contacts that can be an asset to you as you navigate through your professional career.