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LinkedIn Tips: 10 Steps To A Stronger Profile

Do these 10 things to improve your LinkedIn profile and position yourself for the next job opportunity. Each takes less than 10 minutes.
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7. Participate in Groups. 
LinkedIn Groups are one of the site's most undervalued features, says Nicole Williams. 'Search for groups where you can find active, inspiring people -- and they don't need to be related to your career, either. Belonging to groups outside your profession, like location-based networking groups or hobbies, gives others a fuller picture of who you are when they visit your profile.' 
Before you join a group, check out its statistics to decide whether it's a good fit. You can find this by clicking the 'i' button next to 'Join.' Below the 'About' section, click 'Group statistics.' Here, you can browse the group demographics, growth, and activity.

7. Participate in Groups.
LinkedIn Groups are one of the site's most undervalued features, says Nicole Williams. "Search for groups where you can find active, inspiring people -- and they don't need to be related to your career, either. Belonging to groups outside your profession, like location-based networking groups or hobbies, gives others a fuller picture of who you are when they visit your profile."

Before you join a group, check out its statistics to decide whether it's a good fit. You can find this by clicking the "i" button next to "Join." Below the "About" section, click "Group statistics." Here, you can browse the group demographics, growth, and activity.

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rworden928
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3/26/2014 | 1:26:15 PM
Re: Mobile app?
While it is interesting, your article seems to be mistitled. Only 5 of the tips relate to improving one's profile. The other 5 are about using LinkedIn to search for jobs and other information.
Kristin Burnham
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3/18/2014 | 8:34:53 PM
Mobile app?
LinkedIn's mobile growth has exploded in the last year. Has anyone applied for a job using the mobile app feature?
Laurianne
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3/18/2014 | 12:48:13 PM
LinkedIn blogging platform
Any early adopters want to share experiences with the LinkedIn blogging platform? Kristin will report back in a few weeks on her tryout of this option.
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