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

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Heidi Barker

Instructor: Heidi Barker

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

Beginner level

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2 hours
Learn at your own pace
No downloads or installation required
Only available on desktop
Hands-on learning
4.6

(767 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
4.6

(767 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. In this task we get your profile off to a strong start with your profile picture, your headline, your name, and your education experience. (6 min)

  2. In this task we will work on your contact information, personalizing your URL as well as sharing it. We will look at the visibility of your page and the banner in the back of your profile picture. (4 min)

  3. In this task we will create your summery and populate your work experience (5 min)

  4. In this task we will look at accomplishments, skills, endorsements and recommendations. (4 min)

  5. In this task we will work on making connection requests to build your network. (4 min)

  6. In this task we are going to learn all about following people, pages and hashtags. (5 min)

Recommended experience

Have an established LinkedIn account.

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4.9 (58 ratings)
Heidi Barker
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  • 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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