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How to create a LinkedIn account?

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Nowadays, having a professional online presence is crucial for career advancement and networking opportunities. LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network, offers unparalleled opportunities for networking, career growth, and personal branding. Whether you’re a seasoned executive, a recent graduate, or someone exploring new career paths, creating a LinkedIn account can open doors to countless possibilities.

If you’re new to LinkedIn and looking to create an account, here’s a step-by-step guide to help you get started. You can watch the video below or continue reading the article.

Also read: How to share a LinkedIn profile link?

Creating LinkedIn account

Step 1: Visit the LinkedIn website and click on the Join Now button.

Step 2: Enter the email address and password and then click on the Agree & Join button. You can also create a LinkedIn account using Google.

Step 3: Enter your first and last name and then click on the Continue button.

Step 4: It will automatically detect the location, you can also change it, enter the most recent jo title and then enter the company name. After you are done, click on he Continue button.

Step 5: Now, choose from the options whether you are looking for a job or not and then click on the Next button.

Step 6: Enter the type of job you are looking for, you can add up to five titles and locations. After that click on the Next button.

Step 7: If you want to get notified for the jobs then turn the toggle on beside the job type and then click on the Next button.

Step 8: If you wnat the recruiters to know you are looking for a job then turn the toggle on beside the Share with recruiters option and then click on the Next button.

Step 9: It will give a QR code which you can use to download the app, if you want to download it then just scan the QR code through your phone and download the app on your phone.

Now, you can follow recommended people and companies after that you can personalise your profile.

Creating a LinkedIn account is just the beginning. Regularly updating your profile, engaging with your network, and leveraging LinkedIn’s tools and features will help you maximise your career opportunities and professional growth.

Also read: How to add projects in LinkedIn? 

Akash Singh

Akash Singh

Akash is a law graduate who likes to go for bike rides on the weekends soul-searching for answers to his many existential questions. You can contact him here: