LinkedIn Introduces 1 Click Endorsements

On Monday, LinkedIn introduced a new feature that makes it easier for you to endorse your connections (and vice versa) based on the skills listed in their profile.

With just one click, you can now endorse your connections for a skill they’ve listed on their profile or recommend one they haven’t added yet. Here’s how it works:

  • On the top of a connection’s profile, you’ll see recommended endorsements for them. You can suggest additional skills as well.
  • You can also endorse them from the new Skills & Expertise section that now showcases these endorsements.

Here is a sample screen shot using my friend Michelle Golden’s profile

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LinkedIn will notify you via email and on LinkedIn whenever you are endorsed. You can  scroll to the bottom of your profile page under “Skills and Expertise” to see the faces of people who think you’re great at what you do. You can also accept any new skills recommended by your peers that you may not have thought to include on your profile. Or you can also add a new skill by clicking on “add a skill” on your profile page.  Here is some more information from LinkedIn on how it works:

 

So now would be a good time to double check the skills you have listed on your LinkedIn profile.

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