Football has been a huge part of my life from an early age. I was always found in a park kicking a ball around or at a game with one of my parents - one being a Chelsea season ticket holder, the other being Fulham, meant it was always good fun! However, I did not realise then how much of an impact football would have in helping me build a career in recruitment.
We should never underestimate the importance of social media, and when looking to progress your career it’s LinkedIn that many people turn to as a first port of call. If you are an employer looking to put substance to recommended names that have been suggested by peers, or if you are a recruiter looking to formulate a long-list of candidates, LinkedIn is an essential reference site.
Most of the info you display in your profile is purely factual, functional historic information and it’s up to you how much you want to display. If you take this social platform seriously and want to get the most out of it, then you’re advised to display as much info as possible, get your profile fully complete and upload a profile picture.