If you are looking for a job, you should count on employers looking for
your LinkedIN profile. It’s becoming a business standard to check
people out online before hiring them, whether doing a Google search or
looking them up on LinkedIN or Facebook.
You can make your LinkedIN profile work FOR you, by writing a profile designed to help employers find you in searches. What are the steps needed to write a killer LinkedIN profile?
To learn how, read: http://recareered.blogspot.com/2008/05/build-linkedin-profile-that-you-can-be.html