Analyzing a LinkedIn Profile

In today’s world, we are bombarded by a range of new technologies that are rapidly

changing how we communicate and interact with each other. Although many use social

networking sites in their personal lives, the use of social networking sites in the

professional sphere is also becoming more common. Probably the single most

important professional social networking site is LinkedIn.

In this assignment, you will analyze a LinkedIn profile, looking for parts that are both

good and bad. Analyze thisLinkedIn Profile [PDF file size 268 KB] and write a short

paper that addresses the following:

 Describe whether or not the profile is professional and how it would be viewed by

possible employers.

 Explain whether or not the profile is missing information.

 Re-write the main part of the LinkedIn Profile to make it sound more professional.

Things to Remember!

✓ Write a short paper one page in length (not including title and reference pages).

✓ Use Times New Roman, 12-point font, double-spaced, with one-inch margins, and

with APA-formatted (6 th ed.) in-text citations and references for all resources.

✓ Check and correct any spelling or grammatical errors in your document prior to

submitting it for evaluation.

✓ Use EC Library resources:

 Online Writing Lab (OWL) (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

 APA , MLA & More: Citing Sources (Links to an external site.)Links to an external

site.

 Copyright & Avoiding Plagiarism (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

Please be aware that papers in this course may be reviewed by anti-plagiarism

software. Please review the EC policies onAcademic Honesty and Plagiarism (Links to

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