LinkedIn-Sucks-3d-Cover-300This post has become part of an ebook called, How Not to Suck at LinkedIn, where I explain this issue in lots more detail.

You can get it on Amazon Kindle if you’d like 29 other killer LinkedIn tips too.

For now, aim for 5-10 positions in your LinkedIn profile and fill them in as much as you can. This will improve your search rankings and give viewers a chance to get to know you better.

Keep your positions focused on your personal brand. Yes, I used to work as a dishwasher in high school. But, no, I’m not going to put that on my profile as an author and social media strategist.