Your LinkedIn Optimization report features 7 sections:
- Profile Score
- LinkedIn Basic Info
- High Impact
- Work Experience
- Tips and Tricks
Your score is a snapshot of how well your LinkedIn profile represents you for the jobs you want. Optimizing your profile above to a score of 80% will move you toward the top of recruiters’ search results and add credibility to your online persona.
Nailing the high impact section is crucial to improving your searchability and increasing your exposure on LinkedIn.
Your LinkedIn headline is your introduction to recruiters and anyone else on LinkedIn. It should be up to date and feature specific keywords to give recruiters a clear idea of what you bring to the table. Your summary is your elevator pitch that shows off your best work and qualifications, but is also an important field for LinkedIn’s search function.
The LinkedIn Optimization report includes customized tips and examples regarding your headline and summary’s length, keywords and phrases to include, red flags to avoid, and other important checks.
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Profile Score, LinkedIn Basic Info, and parts of the High Impact section are available for all users.
To unlock the rest of the report and unlimited LinkedIn profile scans, upgrade your account. Upgraded users also receive access to:
- Unlimited resume match rate calculations
- Resume Power Edit
- Resume scan history and interview tracking
- Cover letter optimization
- Exclusive learning materials
The LinkedIn summary or about section is an underutilized section on many LinkedIn profiles. This premium portion of the High Impact section checks your summary for length, suggests specific keywords and phrases to include for LinkedIn search purposes, looks for measurable results, and more.
Including a thorough work history will paint the clearest picture of you as a candidate and provide you ample opportunities to share your accomplishments, measurable results, and experience. This section checks to make sure you have included enough experience and measurable results, don’t have any unexplained temp gigs or job hopping, and aren’t using too many cliche buzzwords.
Recruiters input specific skills or keywords into complex queries to find candidates in LinkedIn search.
The skills you list throughout your profile should match the frequency and exact wording found in the descriptions of jobs you’re interested in or have applied for. This section of the LinkedIn Optimization report compares the frequency of hard skills and keywords found in the job descriptions with your LinkedIn profile.
Linkedin Tips & Tricks
There are ways to increase your LinkedIn presence beyond fine tuning the contents of your profile. This section checks to see if you’re utilizing typically neglected portions of your profile and engaging in LinkedIn behavior that will increase your exposure and searchability.
Receive a walkthrough of your report by clicking “Guide Me” next to your score. More information about any of Jobscan’s checks and why they’re important can be found by clicking the blue question marks throughout the report.