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How Do I Showcase My Career Online?



LinkedIn is the world's largest professional network with over 546 million members in over 200 countries. (LinkedIn website, About section, February 2018)


Features of LinkedIn
Features Limitations
  • Basic account free; can pay for special features
  • Can create personalized network
  • Select what to display on public profile
  • Groups for specialized interests
  • Promote skills; endorse or recommend colleagues
  • Customizable URL; can add your name
  • Job listings
  • Find people at companies or with similar skills
  • Can "follow" companies
  • Can't block individuals from viewing account (but can limit what people can see publicly)




Visit LinkedIn's home page.

Much of the set up is intuitive but there is a Help Center under "Me" in the upper right that will walk you through features and set up.

Many blogs and articles discuss optimizing LinkedIn accounts.  Search online for these if interested.