LinkedIn Endorsements, the often maligned crowdsourced Skills & Expertise within the professional social network, is now available within the LinkedIn mobile app. With today's update, LinkedIn members can now view their top skill endorsements on their mobile profile, as well as accept and grant endorsements from and for other members.
LinkedIn Endorsements are the Skills & Expertise that you can be endorsed for and display on your profile. You can list up to 50 skills, and each time someone endorses you for a skill, their profile image is displayed next to that skill, and the number of times you've been endorsed for that specific skill goes up by one.
More than two hundred million professionals from around the world enjoy the services of social networking website LinkedIn. Of these, 39 percent pay for the site's premium services. But should you be one of them?
The days of the written resumé are numbered. If your online resumé via LinkedIn looks just like your printed version from Word, you're doing it wrong. LinkedIn added some tremendous enhancements earlier this Summer that savvy professionals are taking advantage of.
Every business wants to be a trusted expert in their industry. Having the advantage of being an industry thought leader in your niche will give you much needed leverage over competition, resulting in more sales and growth of your business.
LinkedIn has been making a great effort this year to improve the expand the site's internal Search capabilities. LinkedIn recognizes that the professional use of the site has evolved beyond resumes and job postings, and that businesses and professionals are using the site to forge new connections and relationships for a variety of purposes.
LinkedIn has said time and time again that its desire is for its members to only connect with other members with whom they have had previous interaction, either through a shared work experience, school, or as a vendor. Members who don't yet know each other are encouraged to connect only after having been introduced or referred by a shared connection.