Filling out the information on the Career tab shows Marketers you have real-world experience creating quality content. This article will help walk you through setting up your Career page.
What Is A Career Summary And Why Should I Add One?
The Career Summary allows you to include a brief overview of what you do best and should help market your expertise and skills effectively to the Marketers. Think of this section as a cover letter.
Example Career Summary:
"Lois Lane is an accomplished food, wine and lifestyle writer and the former editor-in-chief of UR Chicago magazine, a free monthly publication covering Chicago’s nightlife, arts, and culture. She currently writes a column for the Chicago Tribune on the city’s growing gourmet food scene. Lois’ freelance work has also appeared in The New York Times, RollingStone.com, Time Out Chicago, NBCChicago.com, Daily Candy and others.
Prior to freelancing, Lois was a senior web editor and general assignment staff writer at the Chicago Sun-Times where she wrote for the national, foreign, science, technology, and books sections. Lois’ work was nominated for a National Magazine Award in 2006 and her reporting has won numerous SPJ and other prizes. She is a graduate of Northwestern University’s Medill School."
Where Can I Find My Career Page?
1. To find your Career page log into your account and click on your Avatar at the top.
2. From here, select Account Settings.
3. Then select the Career tab. Once on the Career page, fill out your career bio and add publications you have worked for in the past. Make sure to click Save Changes before leaving the page.