Ohio University Office of Career Services


LinkedIn: Promoting yourself in a positive and professional way by Kristine Hoke

Hopefully your head is not spinning after all this talk about creating a positive professional image and eliminating incriminating information on Facebook. The best way to have a positive online presence is to create a professional profile and build your professional network through LinkedIn. LinkedIn is a great for promoting all of the wonderful things you have accomplished as a student at Ohio University as well as connect with folks in your field of interest.  Several guides have been created to assist you in building your LinkedIn profile and how to maximize online networking opportunities.

Marketing yourself and building your professional network are essential components of the job search, even more so during this difficult economy.  LinkedIn is one more way to put you ahead of the competition.

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