Five Reasons why Nurses can Benefit from LinkedIn

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There are many reasons why nurses and healthcare workers should consider incorporating networking into their career development plan. Online networking should be part of your plan to reach your career goals, and in this space, LinkedIn is the most powerful tool.

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LinkedIn hosts the largest online community for professional networking. Purchased by Microsoft in 2016, the LinkedIn brand continues to attract members from every continent.


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Keith Carlson
Keith Carlson, RN, BSN, NC-BC, is a holistic career coach for nurses, award-winning nurse blogger, writer, podcaster, speaker, author, and popular career columnist. With two decades of nursing experience, Keith deeply understands the issues faced by 21st-century nurses. Keith’s two podcasts, RNFM Radio and The Nurse Keith Show, offer inspiration and practical support to nurses seeking to create meaningful, satisfying lives and careers. Keith’s message of savvy career management and professional satisfaction reaches tens of thousands of nurses worldwide. Keith can be found on many social media platforms---including Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and Instagram - as well as at and Digital Doorway.
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