Putting 'Unemployed' on Your LinkedIn Profile Makes You Look Desperate — Here's What to Write Instead

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By Kathleen Elkins

Your LinkedIn professional headline is one of the first things recruiters and hiring managers will see upon scanning your profile - and sometimes it is the only section they will read.

When setting up your profile, you may have noticed that it is also required to fill out - so what do you use as your headline if you're unemployed and currently seeking a job?

We decided to take this dilemma to the career experts.