Quick tip Tuesday: LinkedIn resources for college students

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College seniors are about three months away from graduation, and that has many of them thinking more closely about their careers. One of the topics that’s likely on their minds is how they can get started or ramp up their efforts on LinkedIn. After all, it’s the social platform most likely to help them find opportunities and get traction in building professional relationships.

If this sounds like anyone you know, here are a few resources designed specifically to help students make the most of LinkedIn:

Finally, it’s worth checking with your college’s Career Services department to see whether they have a LinkedIn group or other resources. Most Career Services staff are eager to help, and their services are free–a great perk to take advantage of before turning your tassel.