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 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 — https://is-in.link/phone) 2.…

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30 Best LinkedIn Profile Tips — Rounded Up

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I wrote 30 Tips in 30 Days to help you improve your LinkedIn Profile. This is a series of the very best short, useful, actionable LinkedIn tips. They will improve your LinkedIn Profile. I have honed these from years of working on LinkedIn. I have been writing and advising on LinkedIn profiles since 2006.  …

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30 LinkedIn Tips: #15/30 – Select & Sort your Skills

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30 short, useful, actionable LinkedIn tips in 30 days from Doctor David Petherick. #30by30 #TheDoctorisIn #15/30: Choose your skills carefully, and place them in the right order. Originally written: October 15, 2017 Text & Images Updated: February 1, 2024 Take a look at the skills listed on your profile. Then take a look at your job title…

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30 LinkedIn Tips: #13/30 – Be human

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30 short, useful, actionable LinkedIn tips in 30 days from Doctor David Petherick. #30by30 #TheDoctorisIn #13/30: Be human in your profile. Tell me about yourself. And talk to me as an individual. I may be interested in the fact that you like scuba diving and cricket. Then again I may not. I may have a lifetime of loathing…

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30 LinkedIn Tips: #12/30 – Power of Recommendations

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30 short, useful, actionable LinkedIn tips in 30 days from Doctor David Petherick. #30by30 #TheDoctorisIn #12/30: How to use recommendations effectively. And how to give them and ask for them. Originally written: October 12, 2017 Text & Images Updated: June 30, 2020 What you say on your LinkedIn Profile is biased. You always praise yourself. I can’t…

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30 LinkedIn Tips: #11/30 – Publish articles on LinkedIn

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30 short, useful, actionable LinkedIn tips in 30 days from Doctor David Petherick. #30by30 #TheDoctorisIn #11/30: Publish articles on LinkedIn – show your knowledge and expertise. Originally written: October 11, 2017 Text & Images Updated: March 19, 2022 Publish your ideas and insight on LinkedIn. Your articles don’t have to be long or too detailed. They just…

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30 LinkedIn Tips: #7/30 – Add sound or video

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30 short, useful, actionable LinkedIn tips in 30 days from Doctor David Petherick. #30by30 #TheDoctorisIn #7/30: Use sound or video in your profile. Originally written: October 7, 2017 Text & Images Updated: February 19, 2024 It’s good to talk. And good to listen. I am lazy and prone to distraction. My eyes get tired looking at computer screens, and…

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30 LinkedIn Tips: #5/30 – Look your best

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30 short, useful, actionable LinkedIn tips in 30 days from Doctor David Petherick. #30by30 #TheDoctorisIn #5/30: Look your best: invest in a good profile photo – and find out how to choose the best photo to use on LinkedIn. Originally written: October 5, 2017 Text & Images Updated: June 21, 2023 Don’t make a bad first impression with a poor photo.…

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30 LinkedIn Tips: #3/30 – Your LinkedIn Headline: Don’t bury the lead!

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30 short, useful, actionable LinkedIn tips in 30 days from Doctor David Petherick. #30by30 #TheDoctorisIn #3/30: Don’t bury the lead! Use your headline to tell a story. Originally written: October 3, 2017 Text & Images Updated: June 30, 2020 Your headline may be all that people notice on your profile. You have a headline below your name on LinkedIn. The reason it’s…

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