I think that LinkedIn is an excellent vehicle for you to present yourself as both professional and personable. It is an opportunity to be visible beyond the formality of a cover letter and resume-speak.
Muse.com offers job search advice and I caught this article:
“The 3 Vital Steps to Getting a Hiring Manager’s Attention on LinkedIn” By Jeremy Schifeling
I am not in agreement with relinquishing your contacts and accepting all invitations to connect. However, having said that, it is true that the more connections you have the more opportunities you will have to connect with others.
I do think that using language that is clear, concise and illustrative is the way to go.
See what you think –click on the link below.