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How to Find More Endorsable “Skills” for Your LinkedIn Profile

Last week, LinkedIn started allowing members the ability to endorse the skills of colleagues.

Each skill you’ve listed will either be validated and endorsed or ignored by your peers.

So now is a great time to start reviewing the skills you’ve listed on your profile. Think about listing all the skills that actually matter to your career – and the skills that others can validate.

The more skills others can validate, the more endorsements you’ll receive.

Here are 3 simple ways to find popular “skills” listed by professionals in your industry:

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5 Ways to Get More LinkedIn Endorsements

LinkedIn started allowing members to endorse skills from others in their network.

Here are 5 ways to get more endorsements (aside from just asking):

1. Move your “Skills & Expertise” Section Above the Fold

If your “Skills & Expertise” section is at the bottom of your profile, it will be more difficult for people to see your skills and endorse you. Consider moving your “Skills” to the top of your profile so that it is easily visible.

The easier it is to see your skills, the more likely you’ll get endorsed.

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