How to create a LinkedIn Profile

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  • A step-by-step

    guide for LinkedIns

    first time users

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    08 Follow companies

    13 Key tips for a strong profile

    The LinkedIn Guide

    for New Users

    Welcome to the largest Professional network !

    You will be able to create a LinkedIn account, manage

    your privacy and settings and identify the main

    elements you should focus on to have a strong profile. 09 Manage your privacy and settings

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    07 Connect with people

    04 Create a LinkedIn profile

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    How to start

    your journey

    with LinkedIn

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    Create your LinkedIn profile

    1) Go to Linkedin.com.

    2) Choose what you are most interested in.

    3) Fill in the fields (Job Title, Company, Industry)

    and follow the instructions regarding the confirmation

    of your email.

    4) Thats it ! You can now connect and build your

    profile and your network.

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    This is where you

    can see your timeline

    Your personal

    InMail box

    Access to

    Recruiter

    Search for companies,

    groups or people

    Explore LinkedIn.com

    Search

    for jobs

    Manage your

    network

    Notifications

    Check your

    preferences here

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    Connect with people

    1) Type the name of the person on the search bar.

    2) Click Connect.

    3) Send your invitation to connect or add a personal

    note.

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    Follow companies

    1) Type the name of the

    company on the search bar.

    2) Click Follow.

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    Manage your

    privacy and

    settings

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    Hover over your photo and click Privacy & Settings

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    Account Tab

    We recommend you add 2 email

    addresses attached to your profile and

    keep the professional address as the

    primary one.

    This is where you can change your password, your email and select your preferred language.

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    Privacy Tab

    You can easily edit any setting by clicking Change.

    This is where you can choose what information you want to share with other members.

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    Communications Tab

    This is where you can decide what kind of information you want to receive as well as the frequency.

    You can easily edit any setting by clicking Change.

  • 5 key tips to

    building a

    strong profile

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    1) A professional

    picture

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    3) A well-crafted

    resume thattells your

    story

    4) Share content

    about youand yourcompany

    2) A good

    headline

    These are the 5 key elements that people look at

    when they visit a profile

    5) Ask for a

    recommendation

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    You can easily ask for recommendations

    1) Click Ask to be recommended.

    2) Choose the position you want to be

    recommended for.

    3) Chose the people you would like to request a

    recommendation from and the relationship you

    have with them.

    4) Send the recommendation request or

    personalize your note. You will be notified once

    the person has written a recommendation for you.

    You can then chose to share it on your profile or

    not.

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