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2021 Step by Step Guide: Delete Your LinkedIn Account.

2021 Step by Step Guide: Delete Your LinkedIn Account.

A few years back LinkedIn was enjoying a monopoly position in Networking and Job-hunting online space.  Though, now as the digital world of Social Media is going under rapid transformations to meet the ever-growing demands of human expression, LinkedIn’s position in the digital networking space has completely flipped.  Every other digital Platform whether Whatsapp or Slack, is nurturing thousands of close-knitted communities, where their users can engage on a deeper level, share profound professional experiences, and build more valuable relations. But, to make your name on any given platform, you need time to be able to focus on understanding the peculiarity of the platform that you are on, and feel comfortable with what is required of you to engage on these platforms. Not all of us are comfortable in front of the camera or in writing LONG personal excerpts from our lives.  So, if you have found yourself a better platform to grow and engage other than LinkedIn, and seek help to permanently delete your LinkedIn account. You arrived at the right place! How to Delete Your LinkedIn Account permanently? Alert: Deleting your LinkedIn account permanently, does not guarantee that all your data will be wiped off from LinkedIn’s servers. But, you do have the option to request them to delete all your data. Step 1: Log in to your LinkedIn account, and click on your profile picture situated on the top right side of your laptop screen within the menu. On clicking on your picture, a drop-down menu will appear. From the drop-down menu, you are required to select,” Settings & Privacy”. Step 2: Now select “Account Preference” from the built-in menu visible at the left side of the page, and scroll down the page.  Step 3: On scrolling down the page, you will find, “Close Account” in bold at the bottom of the page. Click on the “Close account”, this link will take you to a Linkedin permanently delete the account page. Step 4: Now first LinkedIn will ask you to list out the reason behind deleting your LinkedIn account permanently. Step 4: Second, LinkedIn will ask you to verify the account you are deleting. Step 5: If satisfied, LinkedIn will ask you to put the final nail in the coffin. You will be asked to click on the blue color button “close” to permanently close your account.  And that’s how it was put to rest.  Here onwards your LinkedIn account will no longer be accessible to you and will be deleted fore-ever after 24 hrs from the LinkedIn servers. How can I cancel LinkedIn Premium? LinkedIn premium is not useful for everybody. Especially when LinkedIn has provided other tools as LinkedIn Sales Navigator, LinkedIn Inmails and the LinkedIn Recruiter Lite. Using these tools is way more efficient and cost saving than investing in LinkedIn premium month after month. So, if you have decided to cancel the LinkedIn premium, follow on the following steps: Step 1: Click the  Me icon, your profile picture, visible at the top right end of your screen. A drop-down menu will appear. Step 2: Now, select” Access My Premium” from the drop-down menu. Step 3: Here, click, “Manage Premium account” from the built-in menu on the left side of your screen. Step 4: Then, you’ll be taken to the “Premium Subscription settings”.  If you access LinkedIn on a daily basis from your web browser, then you can directly go to the , “Premium Subscription Settings” page via this link: https://www.linkedin.com/psettings/premium-subscription Step 5: Under Manage subscription, you will find Cancel subscription. Click, “ Cancel subscription” & follow the prompts accordingly to complete the cancelation. How to cancel LinkedIn Learning? LinkedIn Learning is truly awesome. There are world-class experts sharing their hard earned experience with you through very interactive videos and quizzes.  But, then there is a limit on the content that you can find on the topics which are most relevant to your personal and professional needs. Within a period  of a few months you will cover all the topics that you need and then there is no point in continuing to pay the monthly subscription fee. So, if you want to cancel your subscription, follow the following step: Step 1: First of all click on your photo visible on the top right corner of your LinkedIn Learning homepage. Step 2: A drop-down menu will appear, from the drop down menu , click Settings. Step 3: In the provided Account type: Learning section, click on, “Manage”. From here you’ll be taken to the “LinkedIn MY PREMIUM” page. Step 4: From the MY PREMIUM page, select “Manage Premium account” from the built-in menu on the Left side of your screen.. Step 5: Click on, “Cancel subscription” and follow the prompt to successfully cancel your LinkedIn learning subscription.
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How to Find a Phone Number Using LinkedIn

How to Find a Phone Number Using LinkedIn

LinkedIn allows you to create a network of your acquaintances, peers, and business community. Moreover, your LinkedIn connections can also be accessible outside of LinkedIn. If you know a LinkedIn member and want to get in touch through the phone, you can follow some steps to find their phone number. Thank us later! Finding a Phone Number Using LinkedIn If you haven’t already done so, sign up on Linkedin. Create a Profile and add relevant information. Now, search for the person by putting their first and last name. If they have a common name, you may need some extra bit of information, maybe their middle name or work experience. After locating the correct person, look through their profile. If they have made their phone number public, you will find it right at the bottom along with their mail address. However, some users prefer to not list their phone numbers due to privacy concerns. In that case, you may text the person through Linkedin’s facility to DM profile owners. 
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How to create a public profile on LinkedIn

How to create a public profile on LinkedIn

LinkedIn is one of the most popular professional networking platforms in the world. Many users across the globe have found their dream jobs and perfect partners to start their ventures with on LinkedIn. The platform has a user-friendly interface that allows users to build their LinkedIn profiles in no time. You can create your LinkedIn profile using the mobile app, LinkedIn’s home page, or Facebook. All you need is a valid, working email address. LinkedIn generally offers two types of memberships: Free or Premium. Read below to find out how you can setup your public profile on LinkedIn:  Creating a public profile on LinkedIn Using LinkedIn’s Mobile App  Download the mobile app from the App or Play store. Tap “Join Now”. Choose a strong password and click on join now.   Then, edit your profile, add your career experience, trainings and accomplishments. Don’t forget to add a professional profile picture to attract recruiters on your profile.   Using the Home Page  Fill out the Registration Form on the Home Page. Use your first and last name, valid email address, and a strong password to complete your basic details.  Using Facebook  Surf LinkedIn’s sign up page and tap “Continue with Facebook”. Review the permissions required and tap “Okay”. Create a strong password and click on “Continue”. Creating a Professional Profile  After registering yourself, fill in the profile form. Click on “Create my Profile”.  Add your email address and tap Continue. LinkedIn advises you to ‘use the app’ with a pop-up. However, you may ignore it and skip the option. Select your membership type i.e. Premium or Basic.  Creating Full Profile  You can customize your profile by adding your photo, educational qualifications, etc. 
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How to Format LinkedIn Posts

How to Format LinkedIn Posts

Posting regular updates is an important way to notify your network regarding your recent activities. Your updates will show up on your profile as well as on your connections’ homepage under the “All Updates” section. However, users cannot apply traditional formatting such as bold and italics to an update. But on the bright side, you can attach links and images to enhance the visual appeal of your update. Follow the steps below to format Linkedin posts Open the Linkedin Home Page.  Type your update in the “Share an Update” column. A user can enter up to 600 characters in the update column. (If you wish to share your update on Twitter, trim it down to 140 characters as Twitter deletes content that exceeds this length). Click on the “Attach a Link” tab, if you wish to link your post to an external URL.Type the complete URL in the text box. Then, click the “Attach” button. LinkedIn will locate the URL and display a title, description, and image from the content available on the page. Click the “Edit” link if you want to change the default content such as the title, description, or image.  To insert a new image, click the right arrow below the default image until you find the image you want to use. The options will be from the Web page you’re sharing.A user can either share the updates with all LinkedIn users or only with few listed connections. Click on the drop-down list of the “Visible To” tab to select who can see this update.  You can tick the check box to the left of the Twitter button to directly post your update on Twitter. To do so, you’ll have to integrate Linkedin with Twitter.Click on the “Share” button to post your update. Other users can like, comment, or share your updates with their connections.
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How to Upload a Resume on LinkedIn

How to Upload a Resume on LinkedIn

Over 3 million businesses have registered themselves on LinkedIn today. The professional networking site has more than 300 million registered members to date. This makes the platform an effective place to find jobs and to connect with fellow peers. However, most users prefer to add resumes on LinkedIn for quicker selection and call-outs from companies they are applying to. You can upload your resume from two areas – your Profile Page or the Job application Page of an employer.  Uploading Resume through your Profile Page Sign in to your LinkedIn account. Click on the “Profile” tab.  Click on the arrow next to the “Edit Profile” tab.  Select “Import Resume”. Click on the “Browse” button. Then, select the file you wish to attach.Click on “Upload Resume”. Remember to check all the fields and make sure that the information pulled from the resume is accurate.Now, click on “Save Changes”. Attaching resume to a Job Application  Open the Employer’s LinkedIn Job Application Page. Click on “Easy Apply”.  Then. select “Upload a File” under the Resume/Cover Letter section.  Tap on your desired file to select it. Click on “Submit” to apply along with your resume.  P.S. If you upload your resume through a Job Application page, the website attaches your resume to the application for the available position. On the other hand, if you upload it through your Profile page, the website pulls the relevant information from your resume and adds that to your LinkedIn profile.
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