Why should Engineers spend the time updating their LinkedIn accounts?
I mean, it's only useful when I need to find a job, right?
Well, maybe there's a case to do it regardless.
Revision 34 of the Engineering IRL podcast gives you some reasons why you should update it and some practical tips.
Engineers over time develop their notoriety and with their experience start to become subject matter experts. They increase their domain authority and your designs and solutions are more respected. This is not the only way this can happen and in this day and age tools such as LinkedIn should be utilized by Engineers.
This is not just an online resume!
This episode of the engineering podcast covers the reasons why you should be on there and gives some small ideas for getting yours up to scratch.
Check my profile out as a reference or inspiration for yours!