Genevieve Clark on telephone, circa 1910.

Two Actions You Must Take to Match Your Resume to Your LinkedIn Profile

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Chicagobusiness, a Crain’s thing online, asked the question Is LinkedIn more accurate than a resume? Employers can get better information from checking a prospective employee’s LinkedIn profile because of the extended network of people.

This means two things:

  1. Ensure that your resume/CV matches the experience and the goals you listed LinkedIn profile.
  2. Start using LinkedIn to find a job more than the traditional resume route.

Although I have to ask: who uses paper resumes any more?

Image Credit: Genevieve Clark, daughter of US Speaker Champ Clark of the House, on telephone, ca. 1910. Bain News Service photo. Library of Congress collection via flickr.

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E. Forrest Christian is a consultant, coach, author, trainer and speaker at The Manasclerk Company who helps individuals and companies find insight and solutions to what seem like insolvable problems. Cited for his "unique ability and insight" by his clients, Forrest has worked with people from almost every background, from artists to programmers to executives to global consultants, both as individuals and as leaders of organizations at least as diverse. [contact]

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