Learn how to use LinkedIn properly as a job search tool. join my network cartoonThis is a guest post by Elliot D. Lasson. If you’d also like to guest post here on JobMob, follow these guest post guidelines. By now, most people know that LinkedIn is the world’s most popular professional networking site. Yes, I have drunk the Kool-Aid and am a big fan. However, while LinkedIn has many useful capabilities, many people do not use it properly. This ranges from not having an account/profile at all or overusing it. If LinkedIn is not appropriately utilized it will be ineffective or even counterproductive. Also, given the fact that recruiters will often check out your LinkedIn profile, it is critical to have a positive LinkedIn presence. In this piece, the top 5 mistakes which job seekers and other professionals make on LinkedIn are presented.