3 Things Recruiters Always Look for on Your LinkedIn Profile


Let’s cut to the chase: If your profile isn’t telling hiring managers who you are, what you’re about, and how well you’ll do the job–you could be missing out on your next opportunity (and not even know it).

As an HR professional and career coach, I work with recruiters every single day, so I can give you an inside look at what needs to be on your LinkedIn profile if you want to get noticed.

Although there’s no hard and fast rule that’ll guarantee you’ll get hired, there are at least three things your profile must have in order to up the odds you’ll get noticed.

1. Your Qualifications Match the Open Role

The number one mandate every recruiter has is to match competent and qualified individuals to open positions. One of the easiest ways for them to do this via LinkedIn is to search for keywords that relate to the position they’re trying to fill.

For example, if a particular role requires extensive project management skills, one of the key things they’ll be searching for is: extensive project management experience.

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