Young Professional's Guide to Leveraging LinkedIn

Leveraging LinkedIn for Your Career in Agriculture – AgGrad Live Podcast 001

LinkedIn is the world’s largest online social media platform for businesses and professionals. It’s a great tool for professionals in a wide range of industries and niches to connect and network with others while opening doors of opportunities to advance your business or career. Yet, many people throughout the agriculture industry overlook the benefits and possibilities that are waiting for them on the LinkedIn platform.

On today’s episode of AgGrad Live, I want to share how leveraging LinkedIn can impact your career in the agriculture industry. I’ll explain the three main reasons why aspiring, new, and veteran professionals should utilize the LinkedIn platform, how to create a powerful profile, and how to build authority in your niche as an agriculture professional.


“LinkedIn is not a resume database. The whole idea is to build professional connections.” – Tim Hammerich


Today on AgGrad Live:

  • How to create a powerful, authentic LinkedIn profile.
  • Using appropriate keywords on your LinkedIn profile.
  • The importance of creating personalized messages when connecting with other professionals.
  • Strategies to help you build authority on LinkedIn.


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3 Benefits of Leveraging LinkedIn:

  1. Build your personal brand.
  2. Expand your network.
  3. Build authority in your industry.



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Tim Hammerich

Tim is a strategic communications consultant, founder of AgGrad, and the host of the "Future of Agriculture" podcast. Originally from California, he is now based out of Boise, Idaho.