career advice Tag

Axis work with individuals to help them connect with the right industry professionals and secure their ideal job within in their sectors. We know employers will search for your LinkedIn profile when they receive your CV from one of our specialist consultants. The other factor to address is that 13 million people on LinkedIn within the UK, you need to optimise your profile to get you noticed, and impress potential employers.

Most of us walk into interviews with pre-thought out answers to the most asked questions, such as ‘Where do you see yourself in 5 years and what are your strengths and weaknesses?’ Why not take the 10 minutes at the end of ‘Have you got any questions?’ to find out more about the interviewer and their company. Asking questions makes you appear inquisitive, eager to learn and keen to understand the roles expectations.

Whether you’re actively looking for a new role this year, or see progression on the horizon, LinkedIn is without doubt one of the most effective online tools to help support your career progression plans. With over 300 million users worldwide it’s never been easier to connect to the right people and build your own network of contacts to help enhance your chances of landing that dream role. To help you maximise your exposure we’ve put together our 10 essential tips to help increase your job hunting chances through LinkedIn, to get you noticed and connected more effectively in 2015.