Is Your LinkedIn Profile A 10/10? Take 3 Mins To Find Out.

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Is Your LinkedIn Profile A 10/10? Take 3 Mins To Find Out.

In less than three minutes, you'll know how your LinkedIn profile compares to the best. Please be objective and truthful: choose the answer which reflects your current use of LinkedIn, not where you know you should be! More info here. UPDATE 26/09/13: We've had reports of a small number of iPad and Mac users that cannot complete this quiz. We are aware of this and are working on it. Our apologies if you are affected by this. Feel free to get in touch.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Take a look at your headline (the sentence under your name on your profile).  Which of the following best reflects what you see?
    • A. 

      There are no words under my name.

    • B. 

      It's just my job title.

    • C. 

      It explains what I do and the outcomes I achieve.

    • D. 

      I've written something creative which captures attention

  • 2. 
    LinkedIn can include a photo of you.  What have you included here?
    • A. 

      I've uploaded a holiday/weekend snap

    • B. 

      Mine is a wedding/party shot.

    • C. 

      In my photo I am professionally dressed.

    • D. 

      I took a photo on my computer/web cam.

  • 3. 
    Everyone can have a public profile URL (see the base of your profile).  Mine …
    • A. 

      Has lots of characters/numbers, something like this: james-potter/63b/804/c

    • B. 

      Has my name in it, something like this: /jamespotter1 or /jpotter

    • C. 

      Has my company name it it, something like this: /thelinkedinman

  • 4. 
    The "summary" section of my profile …
    • A. 

      Is empty/blank.

    • B. 

      Is fairly brief.

    • C. 

      Is all about work/what I do.

  • 5. 
    In the expertise/education section of my profile …
    • A. 

      I've included a little information.

    • B. 

      I've included brief information and an indication for my level of experience from beginner to expert.

    • C. 

      I've included the difference, the outcome and the impact that I have made.

    • D. 

      I've included ALL of the above.

  • 6. 
    With regards to LinkedIn status updates, my approach is …
    • A. 

      I don't really do know what a status update is!

    • B. 

      I put pretty much the same message down through multiple channels (eg Facebook, Twitter etc).

    • C. 

      I update about all sorts of things, directly from LinkedIn.

    • D. 

      I share types of client/market, products/services and the outcomes I achieve.

    • E. 

      I have great intentions, and do a few updates, but really infrequently.

  • 7. 
    With regards to Groups on LinkedIn …
    • A. 

      I haven't really joined any groups.

    • B. 

      I might join some in the future.

    • C. 

      I have joined a couple full of groups of peers and I spectate in them.

    • D. 

      I have joined groups with peers and also groups where potential clients be.

    • E. 

      I have a randomised approach to joining all sorts of groups.

  • 8. 
    Personal recommendations (people endorsing/recommending me) …
    • A. 

      I hope to get some soon.

    • B. 

      I have fewer than 5 recommendations at present.

    • C. 

      I have fewer than 10 recommendations.

    • D. 

      I have 10 or more recommendations.

  • 9. 
    In the section where I can show my website URL …
    • A. 

      I have no websites listed.

    • B. 

      I have my company or personal URL.

    • C. 

      I have my company name (linked to a website).

    • D. 

      I have my company name (linked to a website) and other "named" sites about my products, services and expertise.

  • 10. 
    Finally, which of the following best reflects how you feel about your profile?
    • A. 

      It reflects "me" on a page

    • B. 

      It's not that bad, but a little incomplete

    • C. 

      It doesn't say what I really do

    • D. 

      It gives very little detail at all, but at least people can find me