Tag Archives: LinkedIn Profiles

Should You Upload Your CV to LinkedIn?

There’s no doubt that the tools for job hunters have improved over the last few years. Social media, with platforms like LinkedIn, are proving invaluable in helping careers grow across a wide range of professions.

The mistake that many job seekers make, however, is to simply upload their CV to sites such as LinkedIn – the truth is that this platform is a great marketing opportunity and you’ve got some prime advertising real-estate to play with.

Get it right, and it should draw potential employers to your profile and significantly increase your chance of getting that dream job.

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Celebrating Our 1000th Tweet!

Today, we celebrate our 1000th Tweet with – you guessed it – this blog post and a Tweet about it.

Since establishing ABCV Solutions in 2014, our main focus remains high quality, well-written CVs for clients across the engineering spectrum. We take pride in our ability to explore the unique skills, achievements as well as ambitions of each client to prepare meticulously correct, succinct and engaging CVs, LinkedIn profiles and cover letters.

But it doesn’t end there.

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Optimise Your LinkedIn Profile with Keywords

Your LinkedIn profile is key to promoting your professional credentials online and relies heavily on search results to drive people to your information.

It’s a great idea to invest some time in optimising your LinkedIn profile because many companies use a tool called LinkedIn Talent Solutions to search for candidates via keywords, location, industry and a number of other parametres.

To stand out from the millions of other LinkedIn profiles, you’ll want to make sure you’re maximising your relevant keywords.

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The Difference Between a CV and a LinkedIn Profile: Why you need to have both

Your LinkedIn profile and your CV share some common attributes, but they also have some very real differences. What looks great in your online profile might not look so impressive when you push it onto your CV and vice versa, partly because they are different mediums, and partly because of what they are used for.

If you are serious about promoting your career prospects and sending out the right message to the key people, you need to have both working for you.

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