Showcase Your Outstanding Work in LinkedIn’s New “Featured Section”

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If you have not seen a change on your profile yet, it’s coming! LinkedIn is rolling out a new Featured Section under your About Section.

By Lynne Williams

If you have not seen a change on your profile yet, it’s coming! LinkedIn is rolling out a new Featured Section under your About Section. You can showcase your outstanding work, whether it is an article, image, link, or document. LinkedIn wants you to share whatever you are most proud of.

Your Activity Section will only go back to the content you have developed in the past 45 days, whether it is an original article, a post, or any likes or comments you have made on others’ posts. You will now find your Activity Section just below your Featured Section.

Make sure you check your profile settings so that if you want your Featured Section item to be seen, it will be seen. It is not something that will be discovered through a search.

If you want to reorder your featured content, you can do that too by clicking on the pen in that section and dragging and dropping the hamburger stack at the top right of the content you want to move. You can add new content by clicking on the + sign.

If you want to feature some of the content you are posting in your feed, you can click on the …More icon at the top right to be able to add it.

Need to learn more about LinkedIn? Save the date of Sat March 21st at the Chester County Library in Exton for LinkedIn Part 1 of 3. You can also get a free headshot that day. Sign up on the events calendar at ccls.org.

Do not neglect managing your career and your career documents, including your LinkedIn profile, from the beginning of your career onward and make networking a habit. Take a look at the benefits of the Bronze membership.

Don’t miss our upcoming featured events. Visit the events tab on our website.

  • 2/24 Strategies for Effective Self Management in Career Transition – Dr. Laura Dowling
  • 2/24 Virtual Jobseeker Support Meeting on Zoom – Dr. Dominique Kliger
  • 2/24 Use Strengths to Generate Results In Your Job Search – Emily Golden
  • 2/27 Connecting for Success: Leveraging Relationships for Career Success – Adrean Turner
  • 3/2 Inaugural Meeting of a New Career Success Group – Sean Reynolds
  • 3/2 6 Secrets to Save Entrepreneurs 2 Hours a Day – Erica Quigley

Missed the previous article on Sharing Photos and Video on Linkedin? Click here!

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Lynne Williams. Ed.D. Candidate is the Executive Director of the Philadelphia Area Great Careers Group, a 501(c)3 nonprofit of over 4400 members providing career education and networking.

Contact Lynne by phone at 484-393-2951, email at director@greatcareersphl.org, on social media @GreatCareersPHL and #GreatCareersPHL and connect on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/in/lynnewilliams

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