Why join LinkedIn?

With LinkedIn’s connections, you can strengthen and extend your professional network of trusted contacts. Stay up to date on industry trends and best practices, and both learn and share what you know. Join Groups to connect with people who share your interests.

Are you a veteran? Find even more specific networking and career development opportunities at LinkedIn’s site for veterans.


Build your LinkedIn profile

Your profile is a key part of your presence on LinkedIn. It’s how potential contacts find you and learn about who you are and what you do.

It’s easy to build an effective profile using our step-by-step process. Just follow the prompts in our profile guide.

Discover content that matters to you

LinkedIn Pulse delivers you personalized news – news that is powered by your professional world. Get instant access to the latest news and ideas based on the industry you work in, who you’re connected to and which organizations, topics and influencers you follow on LinkedIn.

Join Groups to stay informed and connect with people who share your interests. Stay engaged in the dialogue by commenting directly on posts and sharing them with your network.


Top Resources

  • Your Personal Brand

    What to include – and words to avoid

  • More Profile Tips

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  • Connect with Like Minds

    Tips for joining Groups