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LinkedIn Tips: 10 Steps To A Stronger Profile

Do these 10 things to improve your LinkedIn profile and position yourself for the next job opportunity. Each takes less than 10 minutes.
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4. Search and apply for jobs on the go. 
Take advantage of in-between moments -- at the doctor's office or during the commute to work, for example -- to search for, save, and apply for jobs that interest you. 
To get started, open your LinkedIn mobile app and click the Jobs tab to search for a position. Every job listing will offer the option to either Apply or Save for later. Some may have an Apply On Company Website button instead; in these cases, the company requires you to apply on its corporate career site. 
Once you click Apply, LinkedIn will let you know if parts of your profile are incomplete. You can edit your profile directly from the app before submitting your information. If your profile is already up to date, click the blue Next button on the top. 
The final screen will prompt you to confirm your contact information, including your email address and phone number. Complete the application process by tapping the Submit button.

4. Search and apply for jobs on the go.
Take advantage of in-between moments -- at the doctor's office or during the commute to work, for example -- to search for, save, and apply for jobs that interest you.

To get started, open your LinkedIn mobile app and click the Jobs tab to search for a position. Every job listing will offer the option to either Apply or Save for later. Some may have an Apply On Company Website button instead; in these cases, the company requires you to apply on its corporate career site.

Once you click Apply, LinkedIn will let you know if parts of your profile are incomplete. You can edit your profile directly from the app before submitting your information. If your profile is already up to date, click the blue Next button on the top.

The final screen will prompt you to confirm your contact information, including your email address and phone number. Complete the application process by tapping the Submit button.

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LinkedIn blogging platform
Any early adopters want to share experiences with the LinkedIn blogging platform? Kristin will report back in a few weeks on her tryout of this option.
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