19 terrible LinkedIn mistakes you're making


Microsoft just announced that it's buying LinkedIn for a whopping $26.2 billion, and it's as good a time as any to remind yourself that there are some things you just shouldn't do on LinkedIn.


Kim Brown is an assistant director for Syracuse University's Career Services department. She spends a good portion of her day looking over LinkedIn profiles for job seekers and students.

She makes sure candidates are putting their best foot forward on LinkedIn.

Here are the most common mistakes Brown sees job seekers make on LinkedIn.