LinkedIn is a professional social media network. It consists of professionals looking for employment opportunities but also companies that are looking for working staff. LinkedIn was founded in 2002 by Reid Hoffman. Today it is considered the most successful professional social networking site in the world, counting more than 200 million registered users in more than 200 countries.
LinkedIn has never gained the reputation of other social media such as Facebook or Instagram in our country. Setting up an account on LinkedIn is very simple. It requires some personal information, an active email account and your educational and professional history. Registered members of Linkedin have the opportunity to create their personal business profile, connect with other users, look for work vacancies, but also to create a clientele.
There are some simple steps you can follow to create the perfect professional profile and claim the job of your dreams.
1) Complete your profile fully. Especially if you are looking for a job, make sure that you do not miss any of your personal information, educational and professional experience. Make sure you are as close to 100% level,that LinkedIn requires, as possible.
2) Connect! Firstly search for people you know by name and then LinkedIn itself will get you suggested new users to connect. “Build” a large network of people which you will gradually get it expanded
3) Find companies that you are interested in working for. Just as you have a personal profile on Linkedin, also many companies choose to present themselves on social media. You can follow them and be updated with all their latest news.Many companies publish working ads on LinkedIn.
LinkedIn is a tool that can bring you closer to the job you want, just by holding your mobile. Take some time to complete your profile and search for professionals and companies and connect with the right people!