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    Creating a Stellar
    LinkedIn Profile

    Today, a LinkedIn profile is a key factor in career advancement. It is where recruiters are looking for candidates, talent personnel are searching for board members, and organizations are looking for speakers or article contributors. Whether you are passively looking, actively engaged in a job search, or simply open to additional opportunities, make sure you have an enticing LinkedIn Profile that effectively tells your executive story. 

    "95% of recruiters are on LinkedIn actively looking for candidates."

    Expected Outcomes

    By the end of this CAP, you will be able to create a compelling LinkedIn profile that...
    • Attracts recruiters within first 7 seconds
    • Highlights your subject matter expertise and professional brand 
    • Position you correctly for executive positions (C-Suite, Board roles.

    This CAP is for you if…

    • You are actively searching for a new role 
    • You want to improve your professional brand
    • You want to positions yourself for new opportunities (business clients, speaking gigs, consulting opportunities)
    • You'd like to expand your professional network 

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    Put it into Practice

    It’s time to put what you learned into real-world practice. Here are a few steps you can take


    Assess Other Profiles

    Assess the LinkedIn profile of 3-5 other executives in your industry through the lens of a talent professional. Take note - What elements stand out to you as something you would like to replicate? What would you prefer to do differently? 


    LinkedIn Headline

    How would you describe your professional self in one line? Review LinkedIn headline examples in How to Write a Professional LinkedIn Headline (+15 Inspiring Examples) and begin drafting your own. Bring this to your ECS for discussion and feedback.  


    Complete Your Profile

    Use the HTN LinkedIn checklist to review your page. This checklist ensures you have a complete profile meeting all of the industry best practices to maximize views and opportunities. 

    Connect With a Coach

    Each member has access to an Executive Career Strategist who is tasked with helping you achieve your professional goals. 

    Connect with your Executive Career Strategist to...

    • Explain the changes that you made to your LinkedIn profile and discuss challenges
    • Discuss how your LinkedIn profile positions you for your next role 
    • Talk about the distinctions in your story between your LinkedIn profile and your resume