Skills (later Skills & Expertise) was added to your LinkedIn profile in 2011.  You add Skills in your < Edit profile > dashboard by scrolling down to “Skills” and clicking on the < Edit > function.

Add LinkedIn Skills In Edit Profile

Add LinkedIn Skills In Edit Profile

Add keywords to the skills and expertise search box and determine if the suggested skill (or skills) that come up describe(s) your talents, then add. 

Add and Remove LinkedIn Skills From Profile

Add and Remove LinkedIn Skills

Endorsements were added to the Skills section and made into the Skills & Expertise.

Endorsements Added To LinkedIn Skills & Expertise Section

Endorsements With LinkedIn Skills & Expertise

LinkedIn graciously given us back the ability to ‘Drag and Drop’ skills as well.

Last update:  August 15, 2014