We continually emphasize in our Career Centers that it is critical to establish your social media presence in today’s job market. With over 90 million users in 200 countries, LinkedIn is the one site that every professional should be using.

Maybe you’ve considered starting a profile, or created a profile with just a few pieces of information…well there’s no time like the present to start updating your page!

LinkedIn hosts a page on YouTube with some quick, one minute tutorials on ways to start or enhance your profile. Here are five of their best tips.

Share your basic information – and remember to add your picture![youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M2oKJ090GVI]

Provide a detailed executive summary[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1jlhOYkvuL0]

Update your job history[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rz5oiYsmYtQ]

Round out your profile with additional information[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ec9QOYjcyY4]

Use recommendations effectively[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lbIQ8TdrMUo]

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