New LinkedIn Premium Feature: Adding key profile content to your Featured Section

Add recommendations to your Profile Featured Section

In a professional world where differentiation is key to success, LinkedIn has once again elevated its platform by introducing an exclusive feature that accentuates the individuality and expertise of its Premium members. For those who strive to stand out in a crowded digital marketplace, LinkedIn’s latest update is a game-changer, offering an unparalleled opportunity to…

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How to add skills to your LinkedIn About section

Add up to 5 skills to your LinkedIn About Section

LinkedIn has introduced a new feature that lets you associate up to 5 skills with your profile’s ‘about’ section. This feature began to appear on profiles in April 2023. How it works When clicking through to edit your about section, an additional panel appears below the edit window, as shown below.   You can select…

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How to find all LinkedIn Collaborative Articles


Here are the current LinkedIn Skills pages where you can find and use all of the Collaborative Articles on LinkedIn. [Jump straight to A-Z List of Collaborative Articles Topics] About LinkedIn Collaborative Articles LinkedIn’s Collaborative Articles are a treasure trove of collective wisdom, presenting an amalgamation of insights and viewpoints from the diverse LinkedIn community.…

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Scottish #EDGE20 Finals: Watch £1.5m disappear in front of your eyes

David Petherick, Scottish EDGE supporting partner since 2017

The 20th Scottish EDGE funding competition takes place on the 6th-7th December in Edinburgh, with prize money of over £1.5m to be awarded to some of Scotland’s most dynamic and exciting small businesses. Join two days of pitching for prizes of up to £100,000, with judges’ questions and answer sessions, competitions and business networking. You…

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How to set up LinkedIn Profile Verification

LinkedIn profile Verification on your 'Contact info' tab

LinkedIn has started rolling out Profile Verification. You automatically get the status of a Verified Account if you have given LinkedIn your mobile number for 2 Factor Authentication. To verify your phone number: 1. Add your mobile phone number to your account through your account settings. (Shortcut to these settings on LinkedIn — 2.…

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Free LinkedIn Profile advice for fired Twitter staff

Free LinkedIn profiel Advice for former Twitter Employees

Scottish ‘Linkedin Doctor’ David Petherick is offering staff affected by the recent layoffs at Twitter free expert advice to improve their Linkedin Profile. Twitter which was recently bought over by Elon Musk, laid off around 50% of its 7,500 staff members on Friday 4th November, sending a brutal email to employees with the news that…

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I give free advice, not sales pitches

Ten Minutes of free expert LinkedIn Advice

I had almost finished a free profile microsurgery with a LinkedIn member in Brazil yesterday. Then they said something which completely stopped me in my tracks: — “I was expecting you to pitch me with a special offer or something!”   I told them that I never do that. What I do when I offer…

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Free LinkedIn advice for Edinburgh International Film Festival Staff

Edinburgh International Film Festival 2017

Edinburgh ‘Linkedin Doctor’ David Petherick is offering staff affected by the recent failure of the Edinburgh International Film Festival free expert advice to improve their Linkedin Profile. Centre for the Moving Image, the parent charity of Edinburgh International Film Festival, Filmhouse Cinema and Belmont Cinema in Aberdeen has fallen into administration, making its staff redundant…

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Doctor is In LinkedIn™ Profile Awards Competition 2022

Award Winning LinkedIn Profiles 2022

2022 Doctor is In LinkedIn Profile Awards — winners announced! 2022 LinkedIn™ Profile Award Competition returns After a gap of two years due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the Doctor is In LinkedIn Profile Awards have returned. The competition was open to entries from Tuesday 1st November 2022, until Wednesday 30th November 2022. Over 130 entries…

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