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How Not to and how to use Linkedin As a Student.

How Not to and how to use Linkedin As a Student.
LinkedIn is a powerful tool for college students seeking internships and full-time jobs. the site lets you tap into a wealth of connections for the purpose of career networking.  Beyond this, LinkedIn gives you a platform to develop and express your professional identity.  If you don’t have a website or blog, it may be the only means by which to represent yourself as a budding professional online. As such, the way that you conduct yourself on LinkedIn has far-reaching implications as you start your career.  A strong LinkedIn profile, with sharp descriptions and glowing recommendations of your work, can provide a potential employer with a very positive impression of you.  On the other hand,  a poorly-crafted profile or a rude LinkedIn networking encounter can detract from your professional image in a big way. Here are some common mistakes that college students make on LinkedIn, along with advice for avoiding these... Read More