LinkedIn is a FREE online directory of individual professionals and organizations. Individuals and companies use LinkedIn for professional networking. LinkedIn has millions of members in more than 200 countries, including executives from all Fortune 500 companies. Individuals use LinkedIn for professional networking, connecting and job searching. Companies use LinkedIn for recruiting and for providing company information to prospective employees.
LinkedIn can help you grow and maintain your professional network and is a fantastic tool for this purpose. It’s a helpful way to remain in touch with your professional colleagues and friends. It provides information about you professionally, it’s a billboard to highlight your unique value proposition as an employee, and job recruiters will be looking for you there. – The Balance