As a part of LinkedIn, you are required to do the following:

1. Create a new profile or update your existing profile to include the following:

  • Name
  • Profile Picture
  • Job History
  • Education
  • Interests
  • Skills/Endorsements

Remember that the more you put on your profile, the more useful it will be for you.

2. Join at least two groups. One of these groups must be the SpartanLinks MSU Alumni group.

Resources for your LinkedIn Activity:

LinkedIn for Students¬† –¬†While geared toward undergraduates, this still has some helpful information.

LinkedIn for the Job Hunt

McCabe, M. B. (2017). social media marketing strategies for career advancement: An analysis of linkedin. Journal of Business and Behavioral Sciences, 29(1), 85.

Mastering LinkedIn

Pesronal Branding

Becoming a Thought Leader

Top 50 Marketing Thought Leaders

LinkedIn Profile Checklist

Personal Branding Workbook

Additional Resources: