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Instant LinkedIn Customization How-to

By : Anmol Jain
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Instant LinkedIn Customization How-to

By: Anmol Jain

Overview of this book

LinkedIn is a great social media platform which helps you connect with people online professionally. The website is very user friendly and this book itself covers the most important tools for job seekers and professionals as a whole with guaranteed results. Once you learn the basics from this book, you can master and explore the areas you enjoy the most. The book will take you through a broad range of topics on customizing your LinkedIn profile so it's personalized to your needs and preferences. "Instant LinkedIn Customization How-to" is written in such a way that each recipe is an independent new feature of LinkedIn. You can learn and apply a new concept by just reading any recipe. You will learn about customizing your profile, showcasing your works and projects to other users. Reach out to target recruiters and customers by growing your lifelong network and becoming popular. Discover different ways of finding jobs, using groups and much more. You will learn the art of customizing your profile and experience of networking using LinkedIn.
Table of Contents (7 chapters)

Equipping yourself with the advanced search skills (Become an expert)

Searching for the right people on LinkedIn can be a challenge sometimes. It would be good to know some simple tips on how you can locate your target audience in easier and faster ways. You can search for people by using the Skills & Expertise feature, apart from using the Advanced Search feature.

How to do it...

Let's learn how to search for people by using Skills & Expertise:

  1. LinkedIn provides a feature that allows you to narrow down your search. Click on Skills & Expertise from the More dropdown on the LinkedIn toolbar.

  2. Now you need to enter the type of skills your target audience should possess. Let's suppose you enter Management Consulting, the following screen will appear:

  3. Related to that skill, you will be able to find related skills, find groups and jobs for those skills, find companies that employ such skills, and so on. All this information will be extremely useful in your search.

How it works...

The steps discussed in the preceding section will help you to find your target audience faster.

Please note, that LinkedIn offers many search filters when searching for people or companies. Please use these features to their full potential. For example, you can filter people to search by companies, relationship, location, industry, and school.