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Create a Profile and Network on LinkedIn
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Create a Profile and Network on LinkedIn

Taught in English

Heidi Barker

Instructor: Heidi Barker

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Learn, practice, and apply job-ready skills with expert guidance

Beginner level

Recommended experience

2 hours
Learn at your own pace
No downloads or installation required
Only available on desktop
Hands-on learning
4.7

(746 reviews)

What you'll learn

  • Build a profile that sends a professional message with your banner and your personalized URL code as well as knowing how to share it.

  • Expand your LinkedIn network by making connection requests professionally.

  • Learn how to follow people, pages, groups and hashtags to improve your news feed.

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Guided Project

Learn, practice, and apply job-ready skills with expert guidance

Beginner level

Recommended experience

2 hours
Learn at your own pace
No downloads or installation required
Only available on desktop
Hands-on learning
4.7

(746 reviews)

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About this Guided Project

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Start to set up your LinkedIn page with your profile picture, headline and education history.

  2. Build a profile that sends a professional message with your banner and your personalized URL code and learn how to share your personalized URL code.

  3. Develop your professional summary and work history on your LinkedIn page and you will understand how to use your dashboard for your benefit.

  4. Set up the skills and accomplishments area of your LinkedIn page and ask for and give endorsements and recommendations.

  5. Expand your LinkedIn network by making connection requests professionally.

  6. Learn how to follow people, pages, groups and hashtags to improve your news feed.

Recommended experience

Have an established LinkedIn account.

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4.9 (58 ratings)
Heidi Barker
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How you'll learn

  • Skill-based, hands-on learning

    Practice new skills by completing job-related tasks.

  • Expert guidance

    Follow along with pre-recorded videos from experts using a unique side-by-side interface.

  • No downloads or installation required

    Access the tools and resources you need in a pre-configured cloud workspace.

  • Available only on desktop

    This Guided Project is designed for laptops or desktop computers with a reliable Internet connection, not mobile devices.

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