Among the social media networks thriving online, LinkedIn is more attractive to professionals. The platform helps anyone who wants to connect with the right people within their career industry. It is ideal for students, job seekers, companies, business owners, and organizations.
Having a LinkedIn profile can help you connect to opportunities geared towards your chosen career. You can showcase your skills and experiences for potential employers to see.
Using LinkedIn, you can also see people who may have shown interest in your professional profile. Through the Who’s Viewed Your Profile tool, you will have an idea of who might have visited your LinkedIn profile.
Why Use Who’s Viewed Your Profile Feature on LinkedIn?
If you are thinking of changing a career or advancing into it, it helps to know your professional standing based on how potential employers see you. Knowing that there are organizations or company leaders that have viewed your work profile will give you a positive disposition towards your career.
At the same time, seeing the companies represented by people viewing your profile will let you know of possible job openings that you can apply for.
How to Access and Find out Who Viewed Your LinkedIn Profile
You can access the Who’s Viewed Your Profile tool with both basic and premium LinkedIn accounts. However, there are differences between the two accounts as to the limitations of what you can access.
For free accounts, you can see up to five people who have viewed your profile. As for the paid accounts, you can check out all users for the last 90 days. There are also no restrictions on the viewing history. Click here to try LinkedIn premium free for 1 month.
Note that the profile you see will not show all information, depending on how the users have set their privacy settings. Some users have enabled their information. You can see their name, industry, headline, and location.
Other users have limited data shown, such as their education or their name. Still, some users have enabled the private mode, so all you see is LinkedIn Member.
- To check out the Who’s Viewed Your Profile tool, log in to your LinkedIn account.
- Below your profile photo, select the Who’s viewed your profile. You can also click on this link to go directly to the page.
- On the top of the screen, select the Me icon.
- Choose View Profile.
- Go to Who Viewed Your Profile.
- Select the Me icon on top of the screen.
- Choose Access My Premium.
- You will then see all users who have viewed your profile.
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Are the people on your Who’s Viewed Your Profile who you expected? Who is the most unexpected user you’ve found out viewing your profile lately? Share your story with us in the comments below.