The Do’s and Don’ts of LinkedIn

LinkedIn is a big part of your professional brand. This social media tool is made to connect individuals across their careers and industries. It has revolutionized the networking world and is a great platform to highlight yourself professionally. There is an appropriate etiquette to follow when you have a LinkedIn too. This list is a solid guideline of what is and is not encouraged to post on your LinkedIn profile to ensure you have the best engagement on the street!


  • Original content
  • New trends and current events
  • Industry Insights
  • Tips, Tricks, How-Tos
  • Videos/Presentations
  • Predictions
  • Reposting interesting articles
  • Life Lessons/Lessons Learned
  • Job Postings
  • Accepted Offers/Achievements
  • Company Updates
  • Photos
  • Add important people, not the most people


  • Controversial posts
  • Political/religious posts
  • TMI personal posts
  • Negative/unprofessional (photos)
  • Excessive DM-ing
By Yasmeen Alwani
Yasmeen Alwani CareerEdge Content Creator