Tuesday Tip: A New Way To Show Your Professional Journey

Career progression can happen whether you’ve been at multiple companies or just one. And now you can show consecutive positions you’ve held at the same place in one section. Take advantage of the new design to showcase your depth of experience today. Looking for more tips? Drop us a comment on LinkedIn with any requests for #TuesdayTips!  

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Updates to Jobs Search Make It Even Easier to Find the Right Job on LinkedIn

Looking for a new job is a journey that can be full of twists and turns, but there’s a lot you can do to make your search more effective. Through our own research, we’ve found professionals are changing jobs more than ever - especially among younger generations - and they’re often making career pivots or looking for more flexibility. Today we’re introducing some changes to LinkedIn Jobs to help job-seekers find the job that’s right for them - a new search experience, remote jobs search, and...

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Tuesday Tip: Connect on the Spot with LinkedIn QR Code

Gone are the days of looking for pen and paper to swap contact information with someone you just met. Now you can easily connect on LinkedIn and stay in touch by scanning someone’s QR code. Perfect for those flyby moments when you’re at an industry event or professional gathering. Curious to learn more about other LinkedIn features? Leave us a comment on LinkedIn with your #TuesdayTip requests.

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Tuesday Tip: Reach out at the Right Time with Active Status

Knowing the right time to reach out is key, so make sure to check out if your connections are available and active on LinkedIn when sending a note. Simply look for the green status dot to see if your connection is online when you go to message them, as you scroll through your feed, or when you check out their profile. We’re always looking for #TuesdayTip ideas so take a moment to let us know what you’d like to see!

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Tuesday Tip: Get A Jumpstart On Your Job Search Without Searching For A Single Job

What if we told you that you could get started on your job search without actually searching for a single job? By setting your Career Interests, you can actually start sending signals to recruiters about the type of job you want.   From your Career Interests dashboard, you can set preferences for your next role, including job titles, location, preferred start date, and company size. You can also turn on Open Candidates, which quietly signals to recruiters that you’re open to new opportunities....

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Make Your Experience Stand Out with the New LinkedIn Experience Design

Your unique career path is a big part of who you are today. That’s why being able to showcase your individual professional journey on LinkedIn is a great way to help you stand out to potential new connections, customers and recruiters. In fact, your profile is viewed up to 29 times more if you have more than one position listed in the experience section. That being said, one of the number one requests we’ve received when it comes to helping our members tell their personal stories is to create a...

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Tuesday Tip: Creating Videos to Spark Conversations

We love seeing members use videos in creative, authentic ways to start conversations about what they do and exchange ideas with one another. Creating a video on LinkedIn is quick and easy — what better way is there to take someone behind the scenes of a day in the life, give an insider look at an industry event, or share a project you’re excited to be working on? Looking for more tips? Drop us a comment on LinkedIn with any requests for #TuesdayTips!

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Voice Messaging on LinkedIn: Giving You More Ways to Have Conversations

Have you ever typed out a long message and thought about how much faster and easier it would be to say it out loud? To give you more ways to have conversations, we’ve now added the ability to record and send voice messages up to one minute in LinkedIn Messaging. Whether you’re responding while walking or multitasking, or need to give an in-depth explanation, voice messages let you more easily and quickly communicate in your own voice with your connections. Why use voice messaging? Easily...

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Tuesday Tip: LinkedIn Profile Tips to Make You Stand Out

Whether you’re entering the workforce for the first time or just looking to spruce up your profile, there are a few things that you’ll want to make sure are up-to-date. Your profile photo, current position, location, industry you work in, and education can all help you get connected to the right people. For example, a recruiter at a company you’re interested in, a fellow alumni who recently moved to the same city as you, or a potential client.    Any burning questions about how to use certain...

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Bring Your Conversations to Life with New Updates in LinkedIn Messaging

We know you use LinkedIn Messaging to have a variety of professional conversations, whether it’s chatting with a teammate about work, discussing a job opportunity with a recruiter, asking a mutual connection for career advice, or sharing ideas with someone in your industry. These conversations can take a number of formats -- some more formal, others more chat-like in real-time, or in a group. To help make it easier for you to communicate the way you want, when you want, we’ve made some updates...

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