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Create your LinkedIn profile

LinkedIn is the leading professional networking website, which makes it the ideal foundation for your professional presence online. It’s a good idea to keep your LinkedIn page continuously updated, but especially important when you are in a career transition. LinkedIn can be an effective way to brand yourself, to build relationships with other professionals, to learn about careers, companies, and industries, as well as to find career opportunities. CAPD can help you create or update your LinkedIn profile when you meet with us for an appointment. Find resources and advice for your LinkedIn page below.

Elevate your LinkedIn: A guide for first-year undergraduates

There are plenty of social media platforms out there, but I would like to introduce you to one that can help your career. LinkedIn is a social media platform designed to help you manage your career and professional identity. With …

By Erik Pavesic
Erik Pavesic Assistant Director, Career Advising & Training
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How to Create a Powerful LinkedIn Profile

LinkedIn has more 55 million registered companies, and some 86 percent of recruiters use LinkedIn to help them find qualified candidates. This means if you’re looking to grow your career, using the networking platform is a necessity. And if you’re …

By Stacey Perry - Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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LinkedIn Profiles and Summaries

LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network, and we can’t overstate how important networking is – not only during a job search, but throughout your career. LinkedIn lets you build a profile to attract recruiters and opportunities. You can also keep track …
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Manage your professional identity. Build and engage with your professional network. Access knowledge, insights and opportunities.

You can set up search alerts with the LinkedIn jobs function.  You can also view the LinkedIn MIT Alumni page to see which MIT …

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