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LinkedIn skills up

On March 13, 2024 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

LinkedIn has always been focused on people and has supported skills since the early days, and you can see a skills section within your profile just under your work experience and education (if you can’t, simply go to “Add profile sections” and you can include it). But there has always been a couple of challenges […]

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Quick guide to what makes a good LinkedIn profile.

On May 10, 2023 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

I am often asked if I have a guide of what a “good” profile looks like, and I often send people towards our Profile test and our How good are you at using LinkedIn test as these should get you thinking. If you wanted a quick guide your profile should have: Professional Headshot: Having a […]

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LinkedIn introduces a new and upcoming feature rolling out soon – Cover Story

On May 5, 2021 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

LinkedIn recently announced a new tool called Cover Story – not yet available in the UK but slowly rolling out globally. It is aimed at helping users share their professional skills via an introductory video within their profiles. The idea of the video Cover Story is to give you the opportunity to personalise your profile […]

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Why hiding LinkedIn connections doesn’t really help you

On June 21, 2018 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Most people think that once they’ve gone into their settings and hidden their connections they are now safe to connect with anyone, even competitors. Well unfortunately it is not as clear cut as that, so let me explain some realities about hiding your connections … 1) When you hide your connections, it doesn’t actually hide […]

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You’ll have greater success on LinkedIn if your profile is working for you.

On October 10, 2016 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

Too many people on LinkedIn just fill out their profile and expect the results to roll in. That’s like going to a huge networking event in a nice suit, but not talking to anyone! A good profile on LinkedIn takes a little more planning and preparation than that. At the heart of LinkedIn is the […]

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Do others think you have skills on LinkedIn? Endorsements arrive in the UK

On October 3, 2012 By James Potter - The Linked In Man

You have always been able to recommend people on LinkedIn but after the announcement some weeks ago you can also now endorse your 1st degree connections’ skills and expertise on LinkedIn with just one click. It is really simple to endorse someone’s skills on LinkedIn, simply scroll down to the skills section of their profile, click […]

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