Skip to Main Content

Are You LinkedIn? : Get Started

A guide to career resources on LinkedIn and at College of Coastal Georgia.

What is LinkedIn?

linked in logoLinkedIn is a social networking tool that allows its users to build a professional identity online for job searches, networking and career advancement. LinkedIn users create professional profiles, post their resumes, skills and other credentials, as well as follow companies and participate in groups with other users who share the same interests. Some companies are now requesting that job candidates apply through LinkedIn or include their LinkedIn profile information in the application process.

Learn more about LinkedIn

LinkedIn Links

LinkedIn provides free online classes and user guides, and there are articles and blogs offering advice online.  

Articles in GALILEO

LinkedIn for Students

How to Make LinkedIn Work for You

How to Make LinkedIn Work for You by ABC News (2012), is in Films on Demand, a GALILEO database.

Related films:


Think before you post...

Your Online Life, Permanent as a Tattoo by Juan Enriquez for TEDTalks (2013)


Do you use LinkedIn?
Yes: 4 votes (40%)
No: 1 votes (10%)
No, but I'd like to start: 5 votes (50%)
Total Votes: 10

Social Media Issues

eBooks in GALILEO