We all know how important it is to showcase our skills on our CV and LinkedIn profile. However, far too many LinkedIn users forget to properly map their strengths in the Skills and Endorsements section.
In order to appear in relevant searches, you need to keep your skills updated. By clicking "Add skill", you can add up to 50 skills that are relevant to your career profile.
Adding skills will give you two clear benefits:
Unfortunately, it's not possible to perform searches on LinkedIn purely on skills but that feature may be implemented in the future. However, skills are included in LinkedIn's search algorithm as weighted keywords.