Let us start with a few useful links to help you get a great LinkedIn profile : 
👉 https://spark.adobe.com/page/07ecATX0UQ5sP/?utm_source=hs_automation&utm_medium=email&utm_content=73180247
👉 https://komarketing.com/blog/10-examples-highly-impactful-linkedin-profiles/

1- GET YOUR PROFILE COMPLETED TO 100%


  • Put a maximum of information regarding your professional experience and education including dates, those are the basics for a great LinkedIn Profile.

While updating your professional experience, do not forget to include your responsibilities in detail along with any useful links, images, videos or presentations accordingly allowing you to justify your working experience.

For those looking for a job, a CV, portfolio, blog or website can also be enclosed.

Recruiters value recommendations denoting TRUST, QUALITY & RELIABILITY, thereby giving weight and improving your profile ranking and visibility. 


  • Complete your Introduction section with your summary to share what you do or the opportunities you are looking for (2000 words maximum).

Insert your current job title or what you aspire to do (120 words maximum). A Concise, Impactful Profile Headline.

As a plus, you can insert your contact details (telephone number or email), making you immediately reachable. 

Upload your profile picture (professional one & headshot) “LinkedIn profiles having a photo are more visible and visited”.

Do not forget to always keep your profile up to date with any new experience or achievement.

Include your competencies and recommendations.

 Recruiters value recommendations denoting TRUST, QUALITY & RELIABILITY, thereby giving weight and improving your profile ranking and visibility.


  • Your volunteer experiences & your hobbies 

The above are also important to denote your personality/personal interest and how you usually spend your free time, enabling recruiters to know you a bit more.

2 – USE APPROPRIATE KEYWORDS, SEO IS HELPFUL FOR A GREAT LINKEDIN PROFILE

While completing the profile, be sure to use appropriate keywords which will help the algorithms of LinkedIn prioritize the profile when someone/recruiter does that search, thereby enhancing your profile visibility. 

  • HOW?

By focusing mainly on the job title and assign keywords in the field and skills of choice.

Frequently used filters by a recruiter:

  • Job Title or Job of interest
  • Location (where you are located)
  • Competencies (area of expertise) *at least 5 of them should be displayed
  • Enterprises
  • Graduation Year
  • School
  • Sector of activity
  • Keywords
  • Current employer
  • Years of experience

3 – BE AN ACTIVE USER, THE KEY FOR A GREAT LINKEDIN PROFILE

An up to date profile helps a lot but is not enough!

Share Press Articles, News related to your domain and/or likely to be of interest to your contacts which shows interest, involvement and demonstrates a certain professionalism. 

Join Professional Groups which is an excellent way to find people with similar functions, interests and contacts.

4 – OTHER TIPS

Personalise your profile URL making your profile even more professional and allowing you to share it on your CV or portfolio.

Get a LinkedIn Cover Photo which will give more personality to a profile. But keep in mind that that it is a professional social network and the choice of visual should be accordingly.

Dimension: 1584 x 396 px

Type: jpg, png or gif (less than 4Mb)