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LinkedIn In 30 Minutes by Pinola Melanie

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How to Use LinkedIn to Advance Your Career

In the last chapter, we looked at the many ways LinkedIn can help you find a job or support your job-seeking efforts. LinkedIn is also a powerful tool even if you’re not currently looking for work. The site can help you maintain your job skills, develop a career plan, and stay current in your industry. Let’s take a look.

How Using LinkedIn Can Enhance Your Career

I have a confession to make. Once upon a time, I was a lackluster LinkedIn member. My profile was basically a duplicate of my résumé. I rarely interacted with other members. I didn’t join any groups.

In other words, I was like many people who are “on” LinkedIn but not seriously using it because the site is seen as more of a job-searching tool. ...

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