Customize Your LinkedIn URL

 In Networking & LinkedIn

LinkedIn is an important tool for networking, marketing, and landing job interviews. It is no secret that employers cross-check candidates and look at their social media. One way to use LinkedIn in your favor is to actively invite people to take a look at your profile and connect. You can do this by including your LinkedIn URL in your resume header, email signature, on your business card, and any flyer or document you use to advertise your services.

To make sure your LinkedIn URL looks professional, limit it to your name and last name. In this way, you will remove the random digits and letters at the end of your URL that appear automatically when you set up an account. Here are the instructions on how to customize your public URL:


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Tanya Mykhaylychenko is a professional resume writer with a background in content writing, university teaching, and IT staffing. She is a member of Editors Canada and Career Professionals of Canada. For more information, please visit

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