Berbay is often asked about the best ways to optimize and utilize social media sites such as LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. We were recently asked about a specific privacy setting on LinkedIn and thought our explanation might be of interest to you.
When I Google an individual, often her full employment history will appear on her LinkedIn profile. Because I’m new in my career, I would prefer searchers not immediately see this information about me. Is it possible for a LinkedIn member to block this feature?
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You are able to block Google and other search engines from generating your LinkedIn profile when someone searches your name. If you do not want to hide your entire LinkedIn profile, there are also ways to edit what information on your profile becomes public and what remains private. To do so, simply follow these steps:
I hope you find this helpful. Again, thanks for reaching out to us.