For some of us, the idea of trying to getting LinkedIn endorsements is a new concept. But since endorsements on the professional networking site are like short versions of letters of recommendation, it is in every job seeker’s interest to gain as many relevant endorsements as possible from those who have seen us flex our professional skills. According to this article, there are about one billion endorsements on LinkedIn. Though it is an impressive number, there have been talks about the endorsements becoming somewhat meaningless because of its ease. However, this doesn’t mean we can’t use endorsements to our advantage. Another article on the Forbes website has some suggestions on how we can use the LinkedIn endorsement feature effectively so that we can showcase our brand properly. How do you gain relevant LinkedIn endorsements? Please take our poll and tell us what you think! [poll id="136"] Photo Credit: Shutterstock