LinkedIn is the world’s largest online professional network, populated with 530 million members in 200 countries and territories. The utility of the site has grown as it’s not only a place to communicate with existing contacts, but to forge new relationships and read insights from peers and thought leaders. More than 100,000 articles are published on LinkedIn each week. Every connection you make on the network taps you into 100 companies potentially looking for your skills and 400 new people you can get introduced to, according to LinkedIn.
One way to boost your image on LinkedIn is simply keeping your profile up to date. Sam Fields, senior institutional relationship specialist at Capital Group, shows you how, and when, to make changes to your LinkedIn profile to make sure your leveraging the network’s power in your professional development.