Have you paid any attention to LinkedIn account? In this highly competitive job market, you should. Beautifying your LinkedIn profile may make you stand out from other fellow job-seekers. While some have discussed about how to build a professional content for LinkedIn, this entry would give you better insight on how to make a more eye-catching LinkedIn profile. Worry not, because you can beautify your LinkedIn profile in four simple steps.

Check, Check, Your Spelling!

This is a basic and easy step, but nevertheless, is still important. Before you start beautifying your LinkedIn profile, check your content first. A typo in your content would be off-putting. Always re-check the spelling of your contents. Moreover, a typo could give the impression that you are a careless person.

Capturing The Best You In A Photo

Research shows that you are seven times more likely to be found in LinkedIn if you upload user photo. First of all, never leave your photo blank like the picture above. Your user photo would represent you in LinkedIn, so choose your user photo wisely. Make sure that the photo that you upload for your avatar convey a professional look. Adjust your photo according to your profession. If you work as an architect, consider taking a photo of you in front of a building. If you are a software developer, you might want to try taking a photo in front of computer. In short: choose the photo that best represents you to beautify your LinkedIn profile.

Beautiful Background For Your LinkedIn Profile

Another way to beautify your LinkedIn profile? You could put a beautiful background for your profile. Having a pleasing background could personalize your own profile further. This could distinguish you from other job seekers. To make your background stand out even more, there are several online tools to edit and design your background picture such as Fotor, Photofunia, and PicMonkey.

Media To Enhance

Reading a long paragraph could tire your eyes, so you could also add some media. Therefore, uploading media to your profile could make it more attractive. Upload media that suits your profile and content. Uploading media could also be a good way for you to show off your skills. This is especially true for you, who work in creative industry.

Sources:
http://www.forbes.com/sites/williamarruda/2014/11/09/5-easy-ways-to-create-a-brilliant-background-for-your-linkedin-profile/#3cd65885420e
https://www.themuse.com/advice/11-sloppy-linkedin-mistakes-that-youre-too-qualified-to-make

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