by Gabe Goldberg

Now that you’ve joined LinkedIn — maybe colleagues or friends invited or nagged you, maybe you signed up after reading about it — and created a basic profile, you may wonder what to do next. The good news is that taking a few simple steps will give you a complete profile and let you use and enjoy the service for effective professional, and personal networking.

Unless you want to use and explore LinkedIn at random — and there’s nothing wrong with that, since it can be interesting and fun, though it can miss opportunities — consider what you’d like to accomplish. Having goals in mind helps plan what to do.
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