When writing a list of things to do – try replacing imperative verbs with “ing” verbs – your writing tone will improve.
- Post a professional profile photo. Profiles with photos are more likely to be viewed. When taking the photo, dress professionally, look directly at the camera, and remember to smile!
Rewrite: ” Posting a professional profile photo increases the number of views. Dressing professional, looking directly into the camera and remembering to smile are important.
2. Use a background photo to add interest and lend some context to your profile.
Rewrite: Using a background photo will add interest and lend some context to your profile.
3. Write a summary. The summary is often the first part of the profile recruiters will read, and is an opportunity to differentiate yourself by telling your own story.”
Rewrite: Writing a summary is your opportunity to differentiate yourself and tell your story; the summary is often the first part of the profile recruiters will read.