LinkedIn recently introduced a number of new features, including LinkedIn endorsements, which allow LinkedIn users to recognize their connections for their areas of expertise.
To endorse a colleague, pull up their LinkedIn Profile and you’ll see recommended areas of expertise for that person. Then click on the appropriate areas of expertise or add categories of your own choosing:
For a quick overview of the endorsement feature, check out this slide deck created by LinkedIn:
Nicole Black is an attorney and the Legal Technology Evangelist at MyCase. Her legal career spans nearly two decades and she has extensive litigation experience. She was named an inaugural ABA Legal Rebel in 2009 and an inaugural Fastcase 50 in 2011. She is also a well known legal technology author, journalist, and speaker. She wrote "Computing for Lawyers" (2012) and co-authored "Social Media: The Next Frontier" (2010), both published by the American Bar Association. She also co-authors "Criminal Law in New York," a Thomson West treatise. She often speaks at conferences about the intersection of law, mobile computing and Internet-based technology. She can be reached at email@example.com.