If you’re a movie buff you may remember one of the famous lines from Jerry Maguire (Tom Cruise) when he asks the often defiant Rod Tidwell (Cuba Gooding, Jr) for help because Tidwell rejects every piece of advice Maguire gives him. Maguire begged Tidwell, “Help me…Help me, Help you!” and take his advice so he could help him become a top player in the game.
As a career coach and resume writer, I can relate to Maguire’s plea. If you just do a few small things to your LinkedIn profile, it could make all the difference in the world. Your LinkedIn profile is a tool that helps lead to the ask for your resume. A well-written resume may never see the light of day with a poorly created LinkedIn profile.
New for 2018: To help you increase your chances of being found by recruiters on LinkedIn, I created a video that includes ways to help you improve your LinkedIn profile.
Below is a list of 9 tips to help keep you in the game: