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UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND UNIVERSITY COLLEGEGRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATIONPERSONAL BRANDING-LINKEDIN PROFILE(DRAFT)You now know your assignment, so here’s how you get started.For background information, read Professional Use of Social Media and LinkedIn on the Using LinkedIn resource page.Are you seeking to advance in your current field? Are you changing fields? Where are you right now in your career? Where do you want to be? Will you be seeking a new position in your field or will youneed to seek opportunities for getting experience in a new field? What are your goals and objectives? What particular positions do you want, and what is your time frame for obtaining them? For example, you might ask yourself “Why am I pursuing a graduate degree?”Next, answer the question: What’s the market like in the industry or field in which you’d like to apply your degree? Is the demand for employees increasing, decreasing, or remaining steady? Does the geographic region play a role? Does specialization within the field matter? Use the UMUC library to