Most Popular Skills Employers Seek on LinkedIn

One of the most important parts of your LinkedIn profile is the Skills & Endorsements section. In that section, you can list your skills and other LinkedIn users can endorse them.  You’ve probably noticed that LinkedIn asks if you want to endorse your connections. It’s easy to do by simply clicking on the skills LinkedIn suggested.

Why do they matter? LinkedIn reports that “Members who list skills on their LinkedIn profiles receive an average of 13 times more profile views than those who don’t.”

How Skills Help You Get Noticed

Having a comprehensive list of skills will help get your profile noticed by connections and recruiters. If you’re not sure what to include, review this list of the top LinkedIn skills. Before you add a skill, make sure it matches the job responsibilities in your profile and on your resume. Prospective employers will notice if there’s a mismatch.

How to Add Skills to Your LinkedIn Profile

You can add skills to your profile by clicking on:

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