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The Best Skills to Add to LinkedIn (List + How To)

The Best Skills to Add to LinkedIn (List + How To)

Is your LinkedIn skills section letting you down? See if your own skills match up to the latest recruiting trends and learn how to update your profile.

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LinkedIn has 722 million members spread across 200 countries and regions worldwide. With such a broad coverage, it’s fair to say that it’s one of the most valuable resources for people looking to network and improve their career prospects. 


But far too many people squander the opportunities it offers. An out of date, subpar profile is pretty much useless. There’s an easy way to fix that though. Optimize your LinkedIn skills section and you’ll instantly make your profile more attractive to recruiters and hiring managers.


So if you want to unlock the true potential of your LinkedIn profile, read on. This guide will show you:

  • Why it’s important to update your LinkedIn skills.
  • How to manage your skills on LinkedIn.
  • The best skills to add to LinkedIn to boost your hireability. 


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Jacques Buffett, CPRW
Jacques, a Certified Professional Résumé Writer (CPRW), is a career expert who has published almost 200 articles on Zety. His insights and advice have been published by LinkedIn, Forbes, MSN, Yahoo!, Business Insider, AOL, U.S. News, and other top news outlets. He also has extensive professional experience in people management and recruitment.

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