As LinkedIn has gained in popularity and risen to become the dominant go-to for checking out prospective employees, I've seen a sharp increase in job seekers stressing out over their LinkedIn profiles. While exactly what you include on your profile will be determined by what you've done and what you want to do next, there are some general rules that can help you figure out what's appropriate. I shared some tips with Lily Herman, national contributing editor at HerCampus.com, which is a website geared towards college women, though much of the advice in this article applies to anyone.
"I'm a certified career coach based in Philadelphia. I started my own practice to help people land their dream jobs and achieve their individual definitions of success.
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