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Abdur Rehman Khalid

I just grabbed my pencil and notebook to write down the points from this post.

Being a moderate programmer and having a degree, I am still not able to get any job. I guess this is because of bad keywords usage in my LinkedIn profile and also I am not very much active there as well.

So, I guess I should be more active on LinkedIn and share my articles and thought about common coding practices for a Java and Angular developer there as well.

I have learned a lot from this post, I hope that this post will get the reach that this post deserves and I am also posting my LinkedIn link here as well so that you can have a look and tell me my mistakes as well.

linkedin.com/in/abdur-rehman-khali...

Have a Good Day Ahed :)

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Ryland @ Stackbit Author

Hi Abdur, Thanks for the words. Much appreciated.

I can see the updates you made on your LinkedIn. They look great!

Two things I think will help big time.

  1. I can see you're a Full Stack Web Developer. Now show me the projects you've built and explain the key skills you developed in each.

Add these to the Featured section on your profile.

  1. Message Technical Recruiters on LinkedIn. Ask if they can help place you in an industry you're interested in.

Their goal is to find good developers and place them at companies. So there are 100s of recruiters looking for people like you right now!

Good luck and keep us posted!

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Abdur Rehman Khalid

Kindly correct me if I am wrong. You are saying that I should add the projects that I have completed into the feature section. You are also asking me to message technical recruiters for the placement in the industry.

These are little confusions I am having, I will be helpful if you can guide me here as well.

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Ryland @ Stackbit Author

Yep, correct on both!

Here's how to feature samples of your work on your profile: socialmediaexaminer.com/how-to-use...

And Google something like, "Recruiting agencies" in your area. And you should find a few to connect with.

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Abdur Rehman Khalid

Excellent Sir, I will surly work on these things in the Morning :)

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Ryland @ Stackbit Author

Np. Good luck!