How to Endorse Someone 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.

It not only helps you in finding a job but also to connect with your colleagues or recruiters that search for potential employees.

LinkedIn offers great features and one of those is the skills endorsement. But what is an endorsement and how do you endorse someone on LinkedIn? These are the main points that we will discuss in this article.

What is an endorsement and what does it mean to endorse someone on LinkedIn?

What is an endorsement and what does it mean to endorse someone on LinkedIn

In case you want to attest to a person’s skills you can endorse that person on LinkedIn. The endorsement is practically the attesting to this person’s skills and abilities.

This gives those people the ability to be noticed as other people will discover their profile and they may have a bigger chance to get a job.

Of course, if you endorse someone on LinkedIn this person has to accept these endorsements before they appear on their profile.

Now, let’s check out the process you need to follow if you want to endorse someone on LinkedIn.

In case you are using your desktop, you need to do the following :

  • First, go to the profile of the person you want to endorse.
  • Then, scroll down until you find the “Skills & Endorsements” and when you do, find the skill you wish to endorse. If the person you want to endorse has listed more than three skills, you need to click the “show more” option that appears at the bottom of the “Skills & Endorsements” and there you will see the whole list of the skills this person has added.
  • Finally, click the “Add” option that appears to the left of the skill.

In case you are using your mobile, in order to endorse someone on LinkedIn, you need to do the following process:

  • First, you need to go to the profile of the person you wish to endorse.
  • Then, scroll down until you find the “Skills & Endorsements” and when you do, find the skill you want to endorse. If the person you want to endorse has listed more than three skills, you need to tap the “See all” option that appears at the bottom of the “Skills & Endorsements” and there you will see the whole list of the skills this person has added.
  • Finally, tap the “Add” option that appears to the left of the skill.

At this point, we need to mention that when you endorse someone, next to the skill that you have endorsed on that person’s profile, your name, and your profile picture will appear.

Conclusion

In this article, we have discussed what an endorsement means, what does it mean to endorse someone, and most importantly, the process you need to follow if you want to endorse someone on LinkedIn.

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