Six LinkedIn Hacks To Get Hired

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Six LinkedIn hacks that you must know!

LinkedIn is an extremely useful resource for job search, networking and sales lead generation. The fact is that most of the B2B companies use LinkedIn and 93% of job recruiters across the world scrutinize candidates with it. Hence, it is critical for users to maintain a good, approachable LinkedIn profile. But to utilize it to the fullest, you should learn to socialize with your professional skills showcased singularly.

So here are a few LinkedIn hacks available on Whatfix that can help you.

These hacks will help boost your personal branding in LinkedIn. These Whatfix flows will help revamp your LinkedIn profile and project a better professional outlook.

Learn more about Whatfix flows

 

Customize your LinkedIn URL 

 
LinkedIn allows you to enhance your personal brand by allowing you to create a unique URL. This Whatfix flow will guide you through the process of creating your custom URL. For an engaging and interactive experience click on the orange See Live button:

 

Search engine optimization of your LinkedIn profile

 
Making sure that relevant keywords are present at the right places in your profile helps with search engine visibility. By using keyword rich headline and descriptions, your searchability within LinkedIn and amongst other networks will be amplified. But how do you go about doing that? Check out our two-part Whatfix flows for more information: 

 

Who can see your activity feed on LinkedIn

 
Fine tuning your activity feed will help you reach the right people who you should be connecting with. LinkedIn’s privacy settings when configured well, will help you target your connections better. See Live on this flow will show you how you can toggle your updates and aim the audience who views your updates:

 

Turn On/Off your activity broadcasts on LinkedIn

 
Do you think your updates are bothersome to your connections? If you are a job seeker applying for jobs and doing a lot of activities to achieve that goal then your connections would be filled with updates from you. To avoid being a professional bother and creating a bad image, you can use the following Whatfix flow:

 

Browse profiles in LinkedIn anonymously

 
If you are planning to do some competitive research, check for new business prospects or start with a discreet job hunt, then setting your profile to anonymous would be apt. By doing this, companies and individuals won’t be able to tell that you’ve been looking at their profiles. See this flow live to know how to be anonymous on LinkedIn: 

 

Remove access of external apps and websites from LinkedIn 

 
It’s likely that you’ve used your LinkedIn profile to log in to a lot of apps or websites. In the process, your profile details might be available with the said services. This Whatfix flow will help you revoke access given to these services:

 

These hacks will help you master the necessary LinkedIn skills. Stay tuned to our blog for more updates next week. You can find more such interesting flows on our website.

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Gokul Suresh

Gokul is Whatfix's resident Product Adoption Expert, who also leads the Content, Inbound and Social Media efforts.

A Techie by education and a Marketer by choice, he loves consuming new ideas and experimenting with new tools. He's an expert in B2B content, who nowadays eats CRMs for breakfast, ITSMs for lunch and leftovers from Product Hunt for dinner!

If you like/dislike his articles, then feel free to tweet out to him. He enjoys constructive criticism.


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