How to Set Up Your Account & Privacy Settings on Linkedin.

by SixFigureStart | November 17, 2009

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Writer’s Preface: I am often asked how to set up linkedin’s privacy settings in order to maximize profiles for being job found and candidate considered. To make this easier for the individuals who attend my ‘Using Social Media for Job Search” presentations, I have made a handout of my personal settings as a reference guide for job searchers. Simply follow my settings to set up your account in Linkedin. [note: this is available in slideshare under my linkedin profile]

1. In Profile Settings: Make your profile public

For job searching – you will need to open up your public profile so that prospective employers and recruiters can find you.

Make your profile photo visible and display the full profile information. On the next page, you will see which items you can check off for public publishing. I recommend checking off EVERYTHING while you are job searching. Once you have a job – you can scale it back. [Read More]

--Posted by Laurie Dillon-Schalk, via The 405 Club

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