As per Kevin and Olivia of Career Attraction. Bad spelling and grammar are a sure-fire red flag for hiring managers [click here].
Further, as per Allison VanNest spelling errors on your LinkedIn and spelling errors in general no doubt affect your career:
- Professionals whose profiles contained fewer mistakes achieved higher positions.
- Fewer grammar errors mean more promotions.
- Fewer grammar errors are also linked with frequent job changes.
Very few people will ever see your resume, but countless people may see your LinkedIn profile these days!
It is your personal yet public billboard. When you create your own LinkedIn profile, you tell the world what you want the world to understand about you. Spelling will affect your credibility.
Your LinkedIn profile not only showcases your expertise, your (potential lack of) education and your abilities.
Now is the best time to jump over to LinkedIn and review your profile. LinkedIn is a place to accelerate your career, but LinkedIn can also be a social community of over 400 million people.
Your Linkedin profile is a professional way to let other users know what you have been up to.
Think of the job you currently hold, the branding you want to be recognised for, and the message into the LinkedIn community that reflects that you are now — not two years back and not giving the wrong impression of your skills.
As native speakers of English and users of the language, it is our responsibility to safeguard it from being abused and distorted. As the language is undergoing adoption by foreign learners of English the world over it is more important than ever that we speak proper!
(by the way, did you see what the misspelled word was?)