LinkedIn for Beginners: Learn LinkedIn Fast
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LinkedIn for Beginners: Learn LinkedIn Fast

Start your new LinkedIn profile and appeal to prospective employers and recruiters
4.1 (29 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
1,890 students enrolled
Created by Nader Nadernejad
Last updated 1/2019
English
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Current price: $119.99 Original price: $199.99 Discount: 40% off
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This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 1 article
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Assignments
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • The basic of using the LinkedIn platform.
  • How to create a LinkedIn profile for a great first impression
  • Improve your credibility on the LinkedIn network
  • Impress recruiters in your field
Requirements
  • Basic computer and internet skills
  • A working LinkedIn account
  • A reason for using LinkedIn is important (a particular goal or idea is helpful)
Description

Want to learn how to use LinkedIn FAST? I've got you covered in this complete beginner's course! 

When you apply to a job, there's a huge chance that your prospective employer will Google you and search for your LinkedIn profile. That's why it's so important to manage your LinkedIn presence and create a profile that appeals to recruiters. Having a bad LinkedIn profile can cost you the job you've always wanted.

Let's create a strong LinkedIn profile together so you can stand out among the competition and learn how to use the platform.

This course is for complete beginners and people who don't know much about how to leverage and use the LinkedIn platforms to connect and appeal with recruiters. The information in this course is valuable to anybody who wants to manage or level up their career and improve their online presence.

I draw from my background and experience in helping new Canadians get employed and my extensive background of social media, digital marketing and online reputation management. This course is relevant and applicable to anybody, anywhere in the world who wants to level up their career.


Some things you will learn: 

  • How to use the LinkedIn platform for absolute beginners

  • How to create a profile that stands out and shines among the competition

  • How to use and leverage important LinkedIn features to connect with recruiters

  • How to manage your online reputation on LinkedIn

  • How to focus your profile to target the right people

Who this course is for:
  • Anybody who's a complete beginner at LinkedIn and wants to learn how to use the platform
  • People who want to appeal to prospective employers and recruiters
  • Active job seekers and people switching careers
  • People who want to stay on top of their careers and manage their professional image
Course content
Expand all 24 lectures 01:09:55
+ Introduction
4 lectures 08:26

Welcome to the course! Let's get started learning LinkedIn.

Preview 01:23

Before we begin, let me tell you a little bit about my background and how I approach LinkedIn from the perspective of a digital marketing specialist.

Preview 01:59

Let's talk about the LinkedIn interface and explore an overview of the platform.

Preview 02:53

A lot of people ask me about purchasing LinkedIn premium. I don't think it's necessary for everyone, so here's my opinion on when you should ever consider it. Remember, your growth isn't going to be related to whether you're on LinkedIn Premium or not.

Preview 02:11
+ Your LinkedIn Profile
7 lectures 24:51

Let's explore a general overview of your profile page on LinkedIn.

Preview 03:07

Let's talk about your profile picture and banner photo and how you can optimize them for success. I even give you a web resource to make your own banner photos.

Profile Picture and Cover Photo
04:57

Let's talk about headlines and how to fit more keywords and relevant terms into them.

Headline
03:55

Learn how to update your current position and make it relevant and consistent to the rest of your profile.

Current Position
01:34

Let's talk about how to keep your education updated and on full display. Remember, you can also add this course to your experience.

Education
03:25

Let's talk about your profile summary and learn about some additional information to make your profile stand out.

Summary and Additional Information
04:58

Let's talk about the related media section and how to get yourself featured in the media.

Related Media and a Bonus Hack
02:55
+ Engaging on LinkedIn
6 lectures 19:30

Here's a quick overview of the homepage.

Home Page Overview
03:34

Let's talk about liking and commenting on posts and why interaction is so important on LinkedIn.

Like and Comment on Posts
03:10

It's time to make your own post on LinkedIn.

Make Your Own Post
01:57

It's time to post some engaging content. Here's what makes content engaging on LinkedIn.

Post Engaging Content
01:08

Let's automate some LinkedIn posts using Buffer, a social media automation tool.

Automate LinkedIn Posts
03:37

Let's learn how to create a LinkedIn article.

Create A LinkedIn Article
06:04
In this assignment, you'll create your very first article of 500 words on LinkedIn. We discuss how to create your first blog post even if you think you're not an expert. We'll have a chance to discuss and reflect on your blog post and I'll be able to give you my feedback.
Your First LinkedIn Article
3 questions
+ Additional Features
4 lectures 12:04

Let's learn about LinkedIn groups and how to join them.

LinkedIn Groups
03:51

Here's how to create a company page on LinkedIn.

Create a Company Page
02:47

Here's how to apply to jobs on LinkedIn.

LinkedIn Jobs
02:23

Here are some LinkedIn job search tips.

LinkedIn Job Search Tips
03:03
+ LinkedIn Tips and Tricks
2 lectures 03:20

Here are some additional tips and tricks on LinkedIn.

Additional LinkedIn Tips and Tricks
03:01
Additional Tips Sheet
00:19
+ Next Steps and Knowledge Quiz
1 lecture 01:44

Let's test your LinkedIn knowledge with this short and easy quiz. If you completed this course, this quiz should be a piece of cake for you. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to reach out.

LinkedIn Knowledge Quiz
5 questions

Congratulations on taking the course! Here are some next steps! 

Congratulations and Next Steps
01:44