LinkedIn is a free, general and global academic, business and employment-oriented social networking service on the Internet and that operates via websites and mobile apps.
It was launched in 2003, and there are over 562 million registered members (2018). In addition to academic researchers, the members include entrepreneurships, employers and students from many academic fields, along with other types of experts.
Create your profile
Get started at LinkedIn and create your own user profile. Present your education, competences, work experience and your personal interests in different academic fields. Your own professional public profile increases your coverage on the Web and provides you versatile support in networking.
What can you do in LinkedIn?
- Manage your professional identity.
- Build and engage with your professional network.
- LinkedIn is access, knowledge, insights and opportunities. LinkedIn is also a meeting ground for employees and employers. Search jobs by title, keyword or company. You can hear about potential job offers, and business companies can find new employees.
Watch this video about creating a user profile into LinkedIn.
Here’s a video about what is LinkedIn.