How to Add Interests on LinkedIn

LinkedIn is a professional social networking site and it helps you find a job as you can showcase in that your education, your certifications, your previous jobs, and your skills.

This site not only helps you find a job but also gives you the opportunity to connect with your colleagues or with recruiters/ potential employers who are in search of an employee.

Among all the great features that LinkedIn offers is the interests feature where you share your interests. But what exactly is this and how is it useful?

What are your interests on LinkedIn and how such a feature is useful to you?

What are your interests on LinkedIn and how such a feature is useful to you

The interests on LinkedIn are the companies, the groups, the schools, the influencers, etc. that you are following on this specific site.

By adding interests on your LinkedIn profile you help your colleagues and most importantly the recruiters and the potential employers learn about the things that interest you and that may help you in finding people who follow the same interests as you.

Now, let’s check out the process you need to follow in order to add interest to LinkedIn.

In case you are using your desktop, you need to follow these steps if you want to add interest on LinkedIn:

  • First, you need to go to your LinkedIn homepage. On the top of the page, there appears a search bar.
  • Then, in the above-mentioned search bar, you need to type the name of the company/ group/ school/ influencer that you want to follow, and when you have finished typing click on the “Search” option.
  • At this point, you should be landed at the profile page of whom you want to follow.
  • Under the profile picture of the profile you want to follow, there appears the “Follow” option. Just click it and you have added it to your interests!

In case you are using your mobile, the process you have to do in order to add interest on LinkedIn is the following:

  • First, go to your LinkedIn profile.
  • On the top, you should find a search bar. When you have found the search bar, type the name of the company/ group/ school/ influencer you want to follow and when you have finished typing, tap on the “Search” option.
  • At this point, you should be landed at the profile page of whom you want to follow.
  • Under the profile picture of the profile you want to follow, there appears the “Follow” option. Just tap it and you have added it to your interests!

We need to mention that the companies, groups, schools, or influencers you are following will be listed in the “Interests” section and the interests you are already following will have a “Following” that will be mentioned to them.

Conclusion.

In this article, we have discussed what the interests are on LinkedIn, why they are important, and most importantly, the process you need to follow if you want to add interests on LinkedIn.

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