Annoyed with the flood of “Congratulations!” notes on LinkedIn every time your work anniversary rolls around?
Try removing the Months on your jobs in the Experience section. Navigate to the job on LinkedIn, click the pencil icon to edit the dates, and select “Choose” instead of specifying the month. Hit Save and you’re done!
I have to admit – I typically use just years, rather than a month/year combination in my executive and professional resumes, which is why I rarely encounter issues like this one.
But I digress… don’t stop at this change if LinkedIn isn’t producing the results you want.
Tune your Profile to your advantage with these tips:
Trash These 7 Phrases on Your LinkedIn Profile
Make Your LinkedIn Photo Shout Your Personal Brand
Update Your LinkedIn Profile on The Sly
Write a Memorable, Knockout LinkedIn Profile Summary
Take These 5 Worthless Phrases OUT of Your LinkedIn Headline
Is Your LinkedIn Photo a Joke? Change It!
Avoid the #1 LinkedIn Headline Mistake
In a nutshell, use the right type of message and content on LinkedIn to attract your target audience and keep the focus where you want it: on your qualifications.
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