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What do you do when you meet someone in a business setting and you want to find out more about their career?

You look them up on LinkedIn, of course.

LinkedIn is the number one place to show off your career successes, rewards, and goals so business contacts can get to know more about your professional experiences. It's the place your business contacts go to see what you've accomplished, where you've worked, and which parts of the industry you're most interested in and engaged with.

That's why it's so important to continually update and optimize your LinkedIn profile and use the platform to engage with others.

Is your LinkedIn profile up to par? Here are five things you should be doing on LinkedIn -- and the best part is, they only take a few minutes out of your day.

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Originally published Aug 17, 2015 8:30:00 AM, updated February 01 2017

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