Here’s how to jazz up your LinkedIn profile by adding logos of the companies you’ve worked for. The small bit of colour helps. It’s quite easy to do.

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Want to find out how to add a logo to your LinkedIn profile?

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But first, before you do anything, go to your LinkedIn settings, and switch the privacy controls to OFF for activity broadcasts.  The first time I did this, I overlooked that and in the following days, kept getting congratulations from kindly minded people about my  ‘new’ job. (Every job you edit shows up in your feed as a new role!).




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To add company logos to your LinkedIn profile, just follow these simple steps.

Post May 2017 update.

Step 1: Scroll down to your employment history, and click the edit button on the right.


Step 2: When you type in the name of the company, it should appear (if there is a LinkedIn Company Page)







These are all businesses that have registered LinkedIn pages. If your company is there, you can select it.



Step 4: Once you’ve completed the form, hit Save. Your logo should automatically appear beside the detail. There you go!


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If the company you are looking for doesn’t appear on the dropdown list, then it needs a company page.  If it’s your company, you can create one in a couple of seconds. That is the only way (right now) that LinkedIn allows you to display company logos on your profile. If you’re working for a company however, you need to request from them to add a logo.

Thoughts? It makes sense and means there aren’t going to be any incorrect logos floating around. It does mean though that if you work for a company that closed down before making a profile, you simply cannot add a nice shiny logo.  But hey, that’s a #firstworldproblem.

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Check out our other articles on LinkedIn:

How to do LinkedIn – the no BS approach

LinkedIn Tip To Save You Time

Who Owns Your LinkedIn Profile?

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