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20 top tricks and trips to help you get the most out of LinkedIn whether you are using it to job search, network or share information.


  • 20 top tips & tricks Andy Priestner & Meg Westbury
  • Check out all the NEW profile sections and fill them in (LinkedIn has changed for the better)
  • Personalise your invitation to connect
  • Say hello after connecting
  • Manage both your profiles - public & private
  • Find a role model networker and learn from them
  • Join a group and actively contribute to it
  • If job- searching, success will come from networking and sharing NOT desperation
  • Connect your connections (if you think they could collaborate)
  • Update your status with meaningful & appropriate content (this is a professional network)
  • Use an established connection to get introduced
  • If job- searching, find a company insider to give you the lowdown
  • A complete profile and smart use of keywords will improve your findability
  • Write a recommendation or endorse a skill (dont sit and wait to be recommended)
  • If there is not a group around your area of interest or expertise, start one
  • Promote your profile (customise your URL, get a badge, and add to your email signature)
  • Check out contacts at your alma mater, via the alumni search facility
  • Download and explore the sleek new mobile apps and use it on the go
  • Check out company pages (theyre cool)
  • Make your home page feel less cluttered by customising your news feed
  • Connect, share, like become a good LinkedIn citizen
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