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Top 10 Tips to help you make the most of your professional membership/qualifications on LinkedIn

din.com Тор 10 Тiрь to help you make the most of your professional membership / qualifications on Linked in. A Studying towards a qualification or applying for professional membership takes time and dedication so why not make best use of your IAB qualifications/membership by highlighting your achievements on your Linkedln profile? This will help highlight to millions of other Linkedin users your professional excellence which is a signal to employers and businesses that you are at the very top of your field. Below are some tips to help you make the most of your achievements and gain a return on the time and money invested to help you get where you are in your career today. It will also help to promote bookkeeping as an excellent career option and show the vital role which bookkeepers have in assisting businesses to manage their finances and grow their businesses. 1 2 List the IAB in the Organisations section to show you are a member of a professional body. Simply start typing the name and you can then select and add the IAB Join the IAB LinkedIn group to your profile. and contribute to discussions or post your own topics for discussion. This is an excellent opportunity to IAB gain advice or guidance from other professionals or to discuss relevant subjects which may have an impact on the bookkeeping profession to gain the views of others. Also why not mention your membership status when posting online. Whenever you write your name make sure you include your designatory letters www.linkedin.com/groups/IAB-International- Association-Bookkeepers-1211917 (AIAB, MIAB or FIAB) to show you are a member of the IAB. 4 Linked in If you are an IAB professional member, why not add the IAB logo to your linkedIn profile IAB to show you follow the professional standards and regulations of the IAB and are supported by your professional body. 5 If appropriate include links to the 1AB website, for instance any links to topical news items or blog posts which you would like to share on LinkedIn. Under the education section, you can include information about the IAB qualifications you have passed as well as listing where you studied the qualifications. This will help you to really make the most out of your skills and show that you are qualified in your field of expertise, giving confidence to employers and businesses. Connect 7 Keep your profile up to date 8 Connect on LinkedIn with people you meet with any Continuing Professional Development activities you have taken part in such as seminars or online courses etc to show you are keeping up to date with your profession. at seminars, regional events, potential business contacts you meet etc. In the Skills and Endorsement section, why not add some of the keyword categories relevant to your professions. This will highlight your areas of expertise to potential employers or businesses who may be looking for a bookkeeper helping WRDS you to promote your services further. 10 Consider writing articles or blog posts for the IAB or other professional organisations or publications which you can then link to on your LinkedIn news feed to show your expertise and also to share with others who are likely to find it of use. [This is another way to generate discussion among others working in the bookkeeping sector.] General Тор Прь for Linked in Customising your linkedIn public profile URL 2 Search engine optimize your profile. instead of using a URL that includes a section of numbers will look more professional. [By customising it, it will create a clean link that is easy to share and remember by potential connections.] Including keywords that relate to your various sections within your profile will boost the number of views you get to your profile. 3 Present your work by showing your connections examples of work you have been completing, such as images, videos or documents. This will give a clearer idea to your current and future connections of what you're capable of and what you can achieve. 4 Receiving endorsements for your skills will give you a huge credibility boost, as it's showing your connections what your strengths are and that you have achieved these skills to a good standard. 5 Even if you're not connected with someone and you wish to get in contact with them via message, make sure to use Openlink which will allow you to do this. However be aware that this can only happen with premium account holders, and premium users can only receive messages. [You will know if someone is an Openlink user by identifying an icon that looks like a small ring of dots next to their name in their profile.] Looking at who's viewed your linkedIn profile could improve your knowledge about whom you want to connect with. By seeing who or what company has looked at your profile it will allow you to decide whether you would like to connect with them, as they are giving you the option for you to decide if you think it would be appropriate to connect with them. Registered Office: Telephone (UK): IAB 01732 897750 Suite 5, 20 Churchill Square, Kings Hill, West Malling, Telephone (International): Kent, ME19 4YU Qualifications for business United Kingdom +44 (0)1732 897750 www.iab.org.uk. www.twitter.com/IABinfo www.linkedin.com/company/international-association-of-book-keepers Designed by Reflect Digital

Top 10 Tips to help you make the most of your professional membership/qualifications on LinkedIn

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