LinkedIn operates the world’s largest professional network on the Internet with more than 150 million members in over 200 countries and territories. As of December 31, 2011, students and recent college graduates are the fastest-growing demographic. LinkedIn counts executives from all 2011 Fortune 500 companies as members; its corporate hiring solutions are used by 75 of the Fortune 100 companies. LinkedIn members did nearly 4.2 billion professionally-oriented searches on the platform in 2011.” (From LinkedIn’s About Us page)

Having a completed LinkedIn profile is part of crafting your online brand, and making sure people can find you when they search for you is one of the best ways to start gaining credibility in your field.

Click here to learn more about crafting your brand and setting up your LinkedIn profile.

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