The Blue Sky Resumes blog has a great post, the 7 Mistakes You’re Probably Making on LinkedIn.
The pharmaceutical and biotech sectors have been enthusiastic adopters of this social networking site. If you’ve ever wondered how to find the names of people to call for informational interviews, or for personalizing your cover letters, this is your answer.
These days, LinkedIn should definitely be a part of your networking strategy but you can’t just put up a profile and forget it. Louise Fletcher’s advice will help your profile get attention.
If you’re trying to land a clinical research job, you should apply these tips on how to write a clinical research resume to your profile as well. Be sure to sign up for some LinkedIn groups that relate to your career goals (e.g. the Good Clinical Practice group).
In a future post, we’ll talk about how to use LinkedIn to actively build relationships, and discuss the value of other niche social networking sites.
Posted: February 14th, 2009 | Author: Headhunter | Filed under: Informational interviews, networking, Resources, Resumes & CVs | Tags: LinkedIn, networking, resume, social networking | No Comments »