What Is LinkedIn And How To Use It

LikedIn is a Social Network site which focusing on working people and professionals. LinkedIn was launched in 2003. In 2008, a mobile version of the site launched. And now it is a very successful networking with worldwide more than 150 million registered users. The last few years LinkedIn grows very fast. More and more people have an account on LinkedIn, and it’s easy to create an account. This account you can link to other Social Media like Facebook, Twitter and other Social Networks. If you have also other Social Media accounts, you can make your own network. With your account you can invite also others to create an account. In this way your network will grow even more.

LinkedIn for business men and job seekers

For expanding and maintaining your business network LinkedIn is valuable, ther network consists of direct contacts and relationships of these contacts. LinkedIn is a good way for finding a job, this can be done through recommendations in your network. For example, employers can post jobs  and people who are looking for a job can contact them. They can view eachothers profile including the contact list. In this way someone of your contact list can introduce a person. It’s also possible to ask questions to professionals and make polls, which are mostly about business. It is very important to fill out your profile properly and professionally including a photo, presentations, articles and curriculum vitae, so others will take your profile serious.

On your profile you can post your resume, you can decide by yourself what information you want want to add like recommendations and references. Check time by time your profile if someone has viewed your profile, so you can contact that person. Also important to keep your profile up-to-date and join groups. Through LinkedIn it’s possible to look for a new job by yourself. This can be done within your own area or international. Through your LinkedIn email or Through your own email address companies can reply. So you can really focus on looking for a job.

Tips for using LinkedIn

  • Promote your profile including a curriculum vitae.
  • Place presentations of yourself.
  • Provide a picture that looks professional.
  • Make sure your profile is 100% completed.
  • Keep your profile up to date.
  • Ask and answer questions.
  • Regularly check who is viewing your profile and try to contact them.
  • Create your own group, try to lead the group so they can see your ability and organizational talent.
  • Give recommendations to other people.
  • Join yourself to groups.
Some users creating a fake account and trying to invite you to create a fake network. Never try to get involved with people you don’t know. If someone is inviting you and you’re not sure of that person, just reject that person. If that person will be rejected too often by others, his account will be blocked. Important also, never tell people personal things, like addres or that your out of town. Don’t help fake people to make it easier for them.





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