Life & Career, The AQ

AQ004: Career Prep Series – LinkedIn | feat. Tea Cooper


Show Notes

Did you know more than 9/10 times, a recruiter is going to review your LinkedIn when considering you for a role?

If you’re new to LinkedIn or it’s time to refresh your LinkedIn profile, catch all of these critical points Tea Cooper makes for each part of your profile from end-to-end.

Tea is a Career Strategist, having been a top-tier recruiter, she’s providing inside scoop on what actually stands out to recruiters for the job seeker to optimize their LinkedIn profile position, messaging, and viability to reach and impress recruiters.

LinkedIn is a place to showcase your potential beyond your resume and cover letter. It’s a tool where you can build your authority, aspirations, and network to paint a picture of your whole self as a professional. Let’s make sure you’re checking all the boxes so that your profile is working for you, even when you’re not online!


Interested in individual assistance with your job applications? See Cooper Squared Career Services below!


You’ll Learn:

  • How to create a powerful and interesting LinkedIn Header
  • Important standards for LinkedIn Profile Pictures and Cover Photos
  • The formula for your LinkedIn About section
  • How to position yourself as an authority with your LinkedIn Skills, Endorsements, Publications, and Recommendations sections
  • Helpful guidelines on the LinkedIn Features and Activity sections
  • Best practices for LinkedIn networking, connecting, and messaging recruiters
  • Using LinkedIn to increase your potential as a candidate for job opportunities
  • Changing your LinkedIn URL to your name
  • Owning your professional brand through this social platform
  • How often you should be posting on your profile


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Tea Cooper

Tea Cooper is a Career Strategist, Founder of Cooper Squared Career Services, and author of ‘Dominate Your Career: A Professional Guide to Helping You Get the Job You Want‘. Having been a recruiter at one of the top recruiting firms in the US, she now champions job seekers to position and advocate for themselves within job applications and interviews as the best possible candidate. With the best of both worlds, Tea specializes in 1-on-1 career services and coaching for resumes, LinkedIn, applications, interview prep, job strategy, and more while also consulting with organization on achieving their potential for finding the right fit open positions. She’s been featured on NBC, Fox, Voyage Houston, CBS, and LinkedIn News, and Tea has partnered with several scholastic and philanthropic organizations as well.

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LinkedIn is an American business and employment-oriented online service that operates via websites and mobile apps. Launched on May 5, 2003, the platform is primarily used for professional networking and career development, and allows job seekers to post their CVs and employers to post jobs.
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