Linkedin announces that around 45 Million profiles are viewed every day on its professional social networking site. The profile views might be from your immediate connections, friends of friends or by companies and recruiters. It also highlights the importance of having a visually effective content or rich media content in the form of slides, images, videos etc. in the experience and the portfolio section of a user’s profile. This helps the users to stand out from the crowd who will just have a plain and text only profile on Linkedin. It also increases the chances of getting the profile noticed and appreciated by recruiters or being endorsed by your friends. It also says that 2.5M pieces of rich media content are already on its 200 M registered users site.
Linkedin is certainly more than a professional network, its not only an online resume and a portfolio builder for any professional, but its also a place to share career aspirations and goals with other like minded professionals. The recent infographics produced by Linkedin mainly talks about 5 ways to making an user profile stand out on its professional network.
Are you active on Linkedin, or you keeping your profile updated and active. Let me know how you are making the best use of its professional network.