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By: Levi Behan 23rd December 2015

LinkedIn Tips for Healthcare Professionals

As the influence of social media has grown, it has done so as an important tool within the world of recruitment. Companies now endlessly trawl LinkedIn for the best candidates for their roles, and so candidates spend countless hours editing and re-editing their profiles.

So how can Healthcare Professionals leverage LinkedIn in being selected for the best roles?

Think of LinkedIn as more than just a CV

Why? Because it is. You can go into considerable detail with your LinkedIn profile and use it to truly elaborate on your abilities and your personality. Make it easy for companies and recruiters to get to know you, and offer them the information that you know they will want from you willingly. Remember to include any healthcare related specialities that you might possess.

Research and follow

Use the opportunity to follow healthcare facilities and providers that might present opportunities to you. Take the time to research them, so that you can establish their relevance to your needs and goals. Sometimes, it’s what you do away from your profile that is the most telling to potential employees, and this is the best way to make truly ‘meaningful’ connections with the influencers you need to be talking to.

Stay up to date

Every industry is subject to constant flux and change, and it can be hard to keep up with such changes. However, LinkedIn offers one of the best methods of keeping abreast of such changes with news, with content tailored to you. It’s important to remain on top of such trends and news in order to stay competitive within your industry.

Making use of the tools that are available to you makes plain sense, and LinkedIn is certainly one of the most effective tools.

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