The How-To Guide for LinkedIn

Our LinkedIn guide delivers expert advice on the site's features, step-by-step how-to instructions, details on its apps and proper LinkedIn etiquette. Also included: tips and tricks for your job search and company analysis.

Thu, February 21, 2013


LinkedIn Features

4 New LinkedIn Features for Job Seekers

LinkedIn's redesigned Jobs page sports a new look and a handful of updated features, making it easier for you to find the perfect job.

LinkedIn Updates Tool to Find New Connections

LinkedIn's updated 'People You May Know' feature helps you expand your network by letting you sort contacts by company, college and more.

LinkedIn Tip: Digitize Business Cards with CardMunch

LinkedIn is re-launching CardMunch, an iPhone app that scans business cards and turns them into contacts you can connect with on LinkedIn. Heres how it works, along with some new features.

LinkedIn Revamps Profile Pages: Tour the New Features

LinkedIn unveils its redesigned profile page that includes a handful of new features. Here's a sneak peek at what you can expect when LinkedIn switches your profile in the upcoming months.

How to Use LinkedIn 'Endorsements' to Highlight Your Skills

LinkedIn's newest feature, Endorsements, lets you highlight the skills you're known for. Here's how it works, plus four expert tips for making the most of it.

LinkedIn Bets Big on Mobile, Unveils 3 New Updates

As LinkedIn continues to focus on its mobile offering, the professional social network has announced three updates to its site and mobile app: real-time notifications, Company Pages and a handful of new languages available to iPad users.

LinkedIn Redesign: More Graphics and More Like Facebook

LinkedIn has rolled out a number of updates to its website, including a cleaner and easier-to-navigate homepage and new features for LinkedIn Today. Here's what you need to know.

3 Things You Need to Know About How LinkedIn's Calendar Works

Reports last week revealed that LinkedIn collects meeting information --including phone numbers and sensitive meeting notes -- if you turn on the iOS app's calendar feature. LinkedIn sets the record straight, making three important clarifications.

5 LinkedIn Features You May Not (But Should) Know About /a>

How well do you know LinkedIn? Maybe not as well as you think. Here's a look at five features and tools -- from listening to headlines to hiding your identity -- that can save you time, expand your network and give you perspective on your connections.

How to Use LinkedIn's New Job Application Feature

LinkedIn released a new plug-in that lets you apply for jobs with your LinkedIn profile by simply clicking a button.

How to Listen to LinkedIn Today's Top Headlines

LinkedIn's new feature for browsers and iPhones, "SpeechIn," uses text-to-speech to read you the day's top news headlines -- a great feature for people on the go, with some tweaks.

LinkedIn iPhone App Introduces New Gesture Feature

LinkedIn rolls out a new update to its iPhone app that simplifies the news browsing experience with the flick of a finger.

LinkedIn Tip: How to Use 'Signal' to Job Hunt

LinkedIn's feed of member status updates and Twitter updates deliver big potential benefits for job seekers. Here's how you can use the tool to land a job others may not know about.

LinkedIn Today: Tour What This Service Can Do for You

LinkedIn's newest product, announced Thursday, aims to be your go-to source for daily industry news. Here's a look at the benefits and some quick tips on how to customize it.

LinkedIn Search: 3 Ways to Maximize Your Social Networking Success

For everything from finding connections at specific companies to applying for a job that meets all your criteria, here's how you can get the most form LinkedIn's people, company and job search capabilities. Registration required.

LinkedIn Revamps Security and Privacy Options: Your Guide

LinkedIn is overhauling its Account Settings page this week. Here's a sneak peek at the new features and design.

5 LinkedIn Privacy Settings You Need to Know

How much of your profile have you made public? Can others see that you've viewed their profile? If you're unsure of these answers, it's time to revisit these five privacy settings.

"LinkedIn Labs" Showcases Experimental Projects

LinkedIn showcases experimental applications and projects via its new site LinkedIn Labs, where users can get their hands on new features and help determine their fate. Here's a rundown of four apps that are currently live.

LinkedIn's New Face: Tour "Signal's" 6 Key Features

The professional social network keeps pace with Facebook and Twitter by announcing a product that streams news and updates from contacts. Take a visual tour of the significant new look -- and benefits.

LinkedIn Quick Tip: "Company Follow" Now Works Better

LinkedIn's newest tweak rolls out three changes that will benefit hiring managers and job seekers.

Your Guide to the New "Groups" Features

LinkedIn's Groups pages just got a facelift. Here's a look at the new, more interactive options and what they can do for you.

How to Use "Company Follow"

LinkedIn announces a new feature that lets you keep track of key developments at companies you like. Here's how to use it and how to manage your settings.

How to Get the Most From "Answers"

LinkedIn's Answers feature can help you showcase your expertise and connect you with people that hold similar interests, but use it with caution, experts say.

Tour the New Sharing Options

LinkedIn unveils changes to how you can share information on the site, emulating functionality from Twitter and Facebook. Here's what you need to know about LinkedIn's new updates.

LinkedIn Recommendations: Five Ways to make the Most of Them

As potential employers or recruiters peruse your work experience on LinkedIn, recommendations from past and present colleagues can be one of the most helpful features to help communicate your value. Here are five tips for doing the most good for yourself with LinkedIn recommendations.

New LinkedIn Apps Platform Overview

Since LinkedIn launched its application platform, the social network for professionals must carefully vet what technologies get added to the site, ensuring that they honor users' privacy while bolstering productivity.

LinkedIn for BlackBerry Smartphones: Details and Images

BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion (RIM) and business-social-networking service LinkedIn today showed off a brand new LinkedIn mobile application for BlackBerry smartphones at RIM's second-annual BlackBerry Developer Conference in San Francisco.

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