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Monday, 30 December 2019 07:11

I recently started a new job but I’ve been putting off updating my LinkedIn account. Is there any way this can hurt me in the future?

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I can’t imagine how it would.

If there was actually somebody out there, keeping track of when you update your LinkedIn profile and when you add information to it on a regular basis, then they likely have far too much free time.

In some ways, you’re probably better to wait to update your LinkedIn profile when you have started a new job or position. That gives you extra time to decide what the important features i.e. aspects of your job and the skills you have in undertaking that job, to use to your advantage.

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