Common LinkedIn mistakes you’re making

Microsoft just announced that it’s buying LinkedIn for a whopping $26.2 billion, and it’s as good a time as any to remind yourself that there are some things you just shouldn’t do on LinkedIn.

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Kim Brown is an assistant director for Syracuse University’s Career Services department. She spends a good portion of her day looking over LinkedIn profiles for job seekers and students.

She makes sure candidates are putting their best foot forward on LinkedIn.

Here are the most common mistakes Brown sees job seekers make on LinkedIn.

imageBrown says she’s spotted typos in company names, job titles, and even in the user’s name.

Unfortunately, LinkedIn doesn’t have a built-in spell checker, but your browser might. Safari, Chrome, and Firefox underline misspellings in red. Bottom line, whatever you use: Be as careful on LinkedIn as you would be with a paper resume.

 

She makes sure candidates are putting their best foot forward on LinkedIn.

Here are the most common mistakes Brown sees job seekers make on LinkedIn.

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