Video Time: 11 Minutes Action Time: Around 90 Minutes
Video Time: 11 Minutes
Action Time: Around 90 Minutes
1Establish your audience.The first few lines are the most important because you want them to attract the right audience and to make them want to continue reading
2Determine how you want to write your summary.Figure out how it fits in with your personal brand and who you are as a person.
3Keep it to 2-3 short paragraphs.Make sure that they showcase your personal brand, your personality, and your career.
4Research keywords for your career and add them into your summary.This will increase your search ranking making you easier to find.
Here’s An Example
1The first paragraph should be your purpose Why you do what you do and who you want to help.
2The second paragraph should focus on your experience and should back up any claims you made in your first paragraph. Talk about what you are doing now and what you have done. For those with a lot of relevant experience, you can split this up into another paragraph if you need to.
3The third paragraph should show your hobbies or things that you love to do.This will increase your search ranking making you easier to find.
It gives personality to your summary! Here you can expand on your characteristics as a MilSpouse and how they can benefit a company/business. Active duty military spouses (or prior service military spouses) are highly adaptable, loyal, work well in team environments, etc.
As a virtual employee, increasing your search ranking is crucial! As a virtual employee, the higher you are in the search rankings, the more your profile will show up to employers around the world. This can be vital to those who live a transient lifestyle, or are on the move often.
There are no “one-size fits all” for summaries, but following these instructions will make it easier for you to showcase who you are and what you do.
If you need a template:
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Don’t Forget Your Key Words!
Key words will result in your profile showing up in more search results.
Key words can be words related to your skill set, the profession you are working in, your personal experiences, degrees, certifications, or industry-specific acronyms.