SHOW DATE: May 16, 2012
As helpful as LinkedIn can be to your job search process, it CANNOT replace a
resume. If a job posting request a resume (and they all do), then—GASP!—you must
actually send them a resume. Not only is it lazy to just link to your LinkedIn page,
but it forces the hiring manager to go to a website, log in, and do research. In short,
you’re giving them extra work, and that is not going to leave a good impression.
Listen to Uncle David and Auntie Evan discuss this below.