Tuesday Tip: Update Your Career Interests and Discover the Right Jobs

Finding the right job can sometimes feel like you’re looking for a needle in a haystack. One action you can take to help is to share your career interests, which in turn helps LinkedIn personalize job recommendations for you. Using the Career Interests dashboard, you can set your career interests by location, company size, industry, and the job titles you’re interested in pursuing. Here you can also turn on Open Candidates to privately signal you’re open to a new opportunity — in fact, this can...

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Tuesday Tip: Never Miss a Beat with the Daily Rundown

Ever worry that you’ll be caught tongue tied when your coworkers are talking about the news of the day? Fear not. Each day, LinkedIn’s editors publish the Daily Rundown to make sure you’re up-to-speed on the day’s top professional news, trends and career tips. If you have the LinkedIn mobile app, you’ll see the Daily Rundown in your notifications when it’s ready: The Daily Rundown is currently available to members in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom and India, with other countries...

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Tuesday Tip: Using the Follow Hub to Discover Fresh Perspectives and Manage Your Followers

If you’re interested in finding new perspectives to follow on LinkedIn, check out your follow hub. Here you’ll find relevant recommendations on people, companies and publications to follow. Additionally, you can see and manage who you’re following and who’s following you — all in one place. From here, you can also unfollow sources if you no longer want to receive their updates, but would like to remain connected on LinkedIn (don’t worry, your connections will never know you unfollowed them). To...

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Tuesday Tip: See How You’re Being Discovered with LinkedIn Search Appearances

If you’ve ever wondered how people are finding you on LinkedIn, we’ve got you covered with Search Appearances. Go to the dashboard on your profile to check out how many times you appeared in LinkedIn search results this week, and see the companies and job titles of people who found you. Here’s what it looks like in the LinkedIn App: You can use this information to update your profile and increase your chances of being found on LinkedIn. For example, if you’re a graphic designer and want to be...

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Great Examples of How Members are Using LinkedIn Video

Since launching LinkedIn Video this summer, we’ve been wowed by the creative and useful videos that we’re seeing all of you sharing — from rocket launches and VR showcases to Hollywood illustrations and video resumes — the world of work is diverse and fascinating. Here are a few videos that caught our eye: Give people an inside look into your job A mooring master tows a floating wind turbine into position: Show off your projects A virtual reality artist makes a guide to the Burning Man festival...

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Tuesday Tip: Creating Eye-Catching LinkedIn Videos

We recently added the ability for you to record and post videos on LinkedIn, and have been blown away by the creativity we’re seeing! If you haven’t yet shared a video, here are 3 tips to help you get started: Try it out, your video posts might just be the thing that helps you find your way in to new opportunities.

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Tuesday Tip: How to Negotiate Your Pay Like a Pro With LinkedIn Salary

Negotiating your salary can feel a bit uncomfortable, but it doesn’t have to be. Being armed with the right information before you talk numbers can make all the difference in your approach, your confidence and ultimately in the success of your salary talks. To help, we have a secret weapon to share — LinkedIn Salary. Consider LinkedIn Salary your ace research tool to pinpoint how much money you can make and what factors might help (or hurt) your pay potential — like location, industry and...

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Tuesday Tip: How to Build Out Your Profile, If You’re Just Starting Out

If you’re a student or just entering the workforce, you might be wondering what to add to your LinkedIn Profile — we’re here to help. You might not realize it, but even if you lack a long work history, there’s plenty that you can add to your profile to reflect your interests and experience. For starters, make sure to add key skills you’ve honed through class projects or internships, such as project management, teamwork, and communication. Hint: you’re more likely to find your way in to...

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Tuesday Tip: Welcome the Newbie to the Team

We’ve all been the newbie at some point. A quick welcome message can go a long way toward building a new relationship and helping someone feel like they’re part of the team. Let LinkedIn notifications help you out. Anytime someone joins your company who works in a similar job function as you and in the same city, you’ll receive a notification like this: Take a second to connect with your new teammate and make a simple introduction. It’s an easy way to help out someone new to your company. As a...

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Introducing LinkedIn Video: Show Your Experience and Perspective

Every day, millions of LinkedIn members have conversations about their work, career and interests. We’ve seen countless examples of how these conversations help members get ahead in their careers and find their way in to new opportunities. This is why we continue to invest in new ways for you to easily discover great content and contribute to the conversations that matter most to you. With this in mind, today we’re adding another way for you to share your experience and perspective with the...

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