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More College Students Are Using LinkedIn. Here's How to Stand Out. - Your Money Briefing - WSJ Podcasts
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People that have more than 500 connections on LinkedIn have that little designation underneath their name that says 500 plus connections. And a lot of students are really trying to get that because they feel that legitimizes them more. So when they see that their peers have really sharp profiles on
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  • People that have more than 500 connections on LinkedIn have that little designation underneath their name that says 500 plus connections. And a lot of students are really trying to get that because they feel that legitimizes them more.
  • So when they see that their peers have really sharp profiles on LinkedIn and have more job or internship experience, they can sometimes feel like they're falling behind and they want to catch up and put their best foot forward on LinkedIn as well.
  • And new hires made through LinkedIn more than doubled in the last quarter,
  • Luckily the career center at Wesleyan had a LinkedIn headshot and I went in and unfortunately I didn't really end up liking that photo of myself because I didn't feel like I was dressed up enough.
  • It shows your vacations or your happy moments and LinkedIn is the exact same way, but with more professional experiences

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