LinkedIn Headline Examples

Whether you're a student looking for your first job, a jobseeker looking to change careers or a sales person trying to get more sales on LinkedIn, you'll find the best examples of LinkedIn headlines that you can use in your profile.



    
Database of LinkedIn Headline Examples

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To make it easier to find relevant LinkedIn headline examples, choose a category that best describes you. Or if you'd prefer, scroll down to see a number of other catchy LinkedIn headlines.


If you're a looking for a new job, click here to see our LinkedIn headline examples for all kinds of jobseekers

Jobseekers

Professional LinkedIn headlines you can use when looking for a new job

Click here to see examples of LinkedIn headlines that you can use if you are a student or a recent graduate

Students

The best LinkedIn headlines for students and recent graduates





Or browse other examples of LinkedIn headlines

If you need more examples, click into the above categories or try our LinkedIn Headline Generator to create a LinkedIn headline and see how it looks across the platform


Loren Holyfield

Financial Analyst | Available for contracts starting Jan 2020 | CFA Level III

San Francisco Bay Area

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Kimberly Thomas

Director of HR at Oracle | Technology | Certified HR Trainer

Greater New York City Area

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Desire Poteat

Customer Support Representative | Helping tech start-ups manage and grow their social media to drive more sales

Toronto, Canada Area

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Garth Kegley

Customer Support Representative | Helping tech start-ups manage and grow their social media to drive more sales

Greater New York City Area

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Reda Fountaine

Human Resources Manager | 10+ Years of People Experience and Recruiting

Washington D.C. Metro Area

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The details used in the above LinkedIn profiles are entirely fictional (e.g. names, locations, job titles).





The Anatomy of the Best LinkedIn Headlines

In this infographic, we'll explain what makes up the best LinkedIn headlines.


The best LinkedIn headlines are specific and use the right keywords

The best LinkedIn headlines have two core components. First, they're specific and don't use vague (and often, pretentious!) buzzwords like 'Thought Leader'. Second, they optimize their profile for the specific keywords they want recruiters and hiring managers to look for.

You can do this by using our Targeted Resume tool which highlights important keywords in the job descriptions that you're applying for.

We dive deeper into the components of what makes up a great LinkedIn headline, what keywords are, and more in our deep dive report. Here are sections you might be interested in:


1. What is the LinkedIn headline? 2. Why is your headline so important? 3. What are keywords and why do they matter? 4. How to use keywords to optimize your headline