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Seven ways Obama can get the most out of joining LinkedIn

The ultimate thought leader is thinking about joining.

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There are just 213 days before Barack Obama leaves the White House, and our 44th president is turning his thoughts to the future. "In seven months or so, I'll be on the job market," he said at an economic summit today in Washington, according to The Hill. "And I'm glad I'm going to be here. I'm going to get on LinkedIn and see what comes up." Everyone had a good laugh over that one, but what if Obama is serious? The ultimate thought leader on the ultimate professional network?

No one should join LinkedIn without a guide — particularly someone whose internet browsing time has been severely limited over the past eight years. With that in mind, we've put together a handful of tips for getting the most out of Microsoft's new $26 billion employee directory.

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This article originally appeared on Recode.net.

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