This is especially true when it comes to sites such as LinkedIn, where potential employers often visit to vet prospective new workers, and so any kind of profile on these sites needs to be carefully considered, says business advisor Ivor Kellock.
He noted that an employer may be weighing up whether to employ one of two candidates and is likely to consult LinkedIn to see which has the most impressive profile, so it is key to make them as attractive as possible.
A few quick tips to boost a profile include making sure the candidate has a good quality picture and having an attractive profile headline that says what their ambitions are.
He added: "A positive impression like this will do wonders when your prospective employer searches to see more information about you. If you have no profile or a poorly written one who is the employer likely to employ? You with nothing or a competitor with a well written profile?"
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