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Go for a professional photo since this isn’t Tinder or Instagram. Use PhotoFeeler for feedback on it.
Do this by regularly updating your skills, licenses, certifications, and endorsements.
Curate your network thoughtfully so it boosts your visibility. Connections with relevant people are immensely helpful.
Check out LinkedIn’s “Top Voices” lists as a great starting point for adding more insights to your feed. When you comment on a popular post, your network is more likely to see it in their feeds.
Share, like, and comment on topics you are passionate about. This will increase your visibility and position you as someone who cares.
Add storytelling elements for engagement and keywords for search-ability. Make sure a summary of your career and expectations is coming through clearly.
These can come from mentors, teachers, and bosses with whom you’ve worked in the past.
Talk about your passions, what your ambitions are, why you have them, and what you are doing to fulfill them.
Include volunteer work and any volunteer organizations you are associated with. Hiring managers appreciate this side of the candidate sometimes.
By adding relevant keywords because computers will read your resume before humans.
It should be machine-readable and also human-readable.
Highlight important keywords or numbers.
LinkedIn and GitHub are especially good for development-related jobs.
Quantifying your achievements will increase credibility.
Highlight past assignments relevant to the description
Be specific to the requirements of the job you’re applying for.
Else, they are as good as lost amidst all the other information.
like PMP, ScrumMaster, etc.It establishes a solid foundation for the skills you mention.
Don’t bold every other skill. Avoid too many distractions as Hiring Manager already knows what to look out for.