How to use LinkedIn as more than just an online resume

05/17/2013 | InsideHigherEd.com

LinkedIn may be the best way for job seekers to put out their resume, but it can also be a valuable place to learn and build a network, writes Kevin Grubb, an assistant director in the career center at Villanova University. In this commentary, Grubb suggests keeping up with what peers are reading through customized industry channels and using LinkedIn Groups to talk with others in fields of interest. "Let yourself shed the image of LinkedIn as 'just my resume online' and reconsider it as an opportunity to read, learn, and network with colleagues around the world," Grubb writes.

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