There are unfortunately lots of people faced with layoffs, and when it comes to creating their LinkedIn profile, where do they start? I can’t imagine how many people steer away from LinkedIn because they don’t know where to begin, and how to “broadcast their new job status”. Forbes' article What to Say on LinkedIn When You've Been Laid Off (click article title to read full story) has some great ideas/pointers on how to spice up your LinkedIn profile from experience, to education, to descriptions, etc. (helpful even to those who haven’t been laid off). Just as the article says, it is a tough market out there, and it might “exude confidence by not being ashamed that you’re between jobs”.