There is evidence that it is important to
establish and maintain a technical internet
presence, like in your LinkedIn.com profile.
It is separate from your professional
affiliation and can list several important
items that you want people to know who
might want to contact you for various reasons.
Career consultants suggest also providing a
folder in a “cloud location” (like google docs)
that contains publications, presentations,
patents and posters. The usual authors, titles
and citations and a link to .pdf or .doc file
should be provided.
Specific elements of one’s profile might be:
1 NAME THAT YOU ARE KNOWN BY AND
APPEARS WITHOUT CONFUSION ON
YOUR RESUME OR CV
2 ONE LINE TITLE OF EXPERTISE
bulleted list of skills and accomplishments
designs, syntheses, characterizations
strategic impact of projects ($$, time,
proprietary position without violating any
bulleted list of specific items with
differentiating detail, showing depth of
understanding and familiarity
Post-doctoral, graduate and
undergraduate research, development and
Management and supervisory training
Business school or Education experience
If areas formally different, it might still be
significant for networking purposes.
Formal education– degrees, departments,
institution, location, and information links
7 PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
What groups do you belong to?
The Blog “ReCareered” provided another
perspective on what the profile might contain.
A few highlights to take note:
A. list specific areas and subjects in which
you have achieved; generalists do not seem
to draw attention in these profiles
B. think about what it looks like in the finished
document. Long paragraphs will not be read.
C. Volunteer activities, community involvement,
manuscript reviewing are fair game.
D. Other online activities, web-pages, list-servs
and key professional networking tools are helpful
to point to your on-line presence.
E. Getting appropriate recommendations has