A Simple Guide To Create Your LinkedIn Profile
If you’ve made it here, you’re probably in the registration process to start using Kredible and don’t have a LinkedIn profile yet.
Don’t worry, it won’t take long at all. Follow these simple steps to create the bare minimum LinkedIn profile to start optimizing your online presence.
Create Your LinkedIn Profile
Go to www.linkedin.com (link will open in a new window) to start creating your profile.
As soon as LinkedIn says you’ve finished registration, stop and follow the directions below to finish registering for Kredible.
Some of the basic fields that you’ll be asked to fill out are:
- Zip code
- Job title
If you’re a student, LinkedIn will ask for:
- School/University name
- The year you started
- The year you expect to graduate
The image below is similar to the stopping point you will arrive at once you finish creating your LinkedIn profile.
Once you finish creating your profile, you’ll need to do two things:
- Make sure your public profile visibility settings are set to visible so that the Kredible Platform and Employers can see your profile.
- Find your LinkedIn profile URL so Kredible will know which profile is yours.
Set Your Public Profile Visibility Settings To Visible
Go to your LinkedIn profile and click “Edit Profile” on the top left-hand corner of the page.
Click the gears icon to the right of the blue button that says “View profile as.”
Select “Manage public profile settings” from the dropdown list.
The image below is what your settings should look like. You want to check the circle next to “Make my public profile visible to everyone” and then check every box under it to have your LinkedIn profile be public.
Find Your LinkedIn Profile URL
When you’re on the page to edit your profile from Step 1 above, you will see there is a URL under your picture or the area where your picture would be.
Save this URL. You’ll need it to verify your LinkedIn profile with Kredible.
This is all you need to do for the initial setup of your LinkedIn profile. Go ahead and finish the registration process for Kredible to start optimizing your online presence today.