Improve Your LinkedIn Profile with This Infographic's 17 Tips

This '17 LinkedIn Profile Must-Haves' infographic outlines a handful of ways to improve your LinkedIn profile. The comprehensive graphic comes from Maximize Social Business, which helps businesses to create, implement and optimize a comprehensive social media strategy.

No matter how much or little job experience you have, it pays to have some basics on LinkedIn. This ranges from simply using keywords so that your resume can be spotted first and using a professional profile picture — this alone helps to make your profile get seven times the views than those without a picture.

As the infographic estimates, only about 50% of user profiles on the networking site have been totally filled out, with 42% of people regularly updating their job information. As one of the most valuable places on the web to job-hunt and find new employees, there is certainly at least one of these tips that everybody could improve upon.