Should I set up a LinkedIn account?

Should I set up a LinkedIn account?

Even if you do not apply to job opportunities, employers can still view your LinkedIn profile. Potential employers can contact you on the platform if they think you are a good fit for an opening at their company. By creating a LinkedIn account, jobs could come to you! LinkedIn puts you on the map.

Should a college student have a LinkedIn profile?

You and your college student should both have accounts. Most underclassmen can’t picture what’s involved in a job search. With LinkedIn, Sreeivasan says, students can do that work themselves. Establishing a profile while still a student “teaches you that social media is not just for frivolous things.

Is LinkedIn free for students?

If you are in college and have access to your university email (must end with . edu) you can access 3 months of LinkedIn Premium for free by registering with Microsoft’s Visual Studio Dev Essentials Program. Be sure to register using your . edu email to get access to the free tools and services.

How can I learn LinkedIn for free?

By following the steps below, you’ll gain access to another month of LinkedIn Premium beyond the one-month free trial.Step 1: Log into LinkedIn.Step 2: In another tab, sign up for Microsoft Visual Studio Dev Essentials. Step 3: Click on LinkedIn Learning.Step 4: Click “Activate”. Step 5: You’re in!

How much does LinkedIn student cost?

LinkedIn Learning is available as a Premium monthly subscription for $29.99, plus taxes or as an Annual subscription for $299.88, plus taxes. With a LinkedIn Learning subscription, you can develop your skills, get recommendations for courses based on your interests, and add completed courses to your LinkedIn profile.

Does LinkedIn provide free certificate?

All 14 courses come with a free certificate of completion that learners can add to their LinkedIn profile. We list all 14 courses in this article below, and LinkedIn has also developed an online portal listing its course offerings. Technical Courses: Become a Software Developer.