Chances are you’ve heard of LinkedIn but, if you were anything like me during college, chances are you never really gave it a second thought. Bear with me for a few minutes and let me convince you why it’s absolutely crucial to not only sign-up for a LinkedIn account but also why it’s important to make sure it absolutely shines.
According to CareerBuilder.com, around 48% of employer’s Google or look up potential hires online prior to an interview. Similar studies put this figure even higher which should make your online persona (how you look online) a priority. One way to differentiate yourself from other applicants is by having a very professional, clean, and concise LinkedIn page.