Add GameSkinny Certification Badges To Your LinkedIn Profile

Whether you're a community writer or in the JTP, now you can receive LinkedIn Certification badges for your milestones and accomplishments.

LinkedIn is one of the most prominent professional networking platforms, and there isn't a better place to share your career accomplishments. Celebrate your successes with GameSkinny by adding a verified certification badge to your profile. It shows your network and employers that you're serious about what you do and are willing to go the extra mile. We currently have six badges that you can earn. 

It's Time to Toot Your Own Horn Contributor: 5 Promoted Articles 

 All of our articles are vetted by an editorial team, so if you have five promoted articles on the site, obviously you're up to snuff. Let your network know you're a contributor for the fastest  growing games journalism community on the planet with this badge. Homepage Hero: 5 Featured Articles

 You've owned the most prominent position on the GameSkinny homepage five times because you generate awesome, click-worthy content. Toot your own horn with this featured badge. Recognized Contributor: 30,000 Pageviews 

 Oh boy, you're on a roll. Across all of your articles, you've netted 30K pageviews. Well done, GS Writer, well done. Celebrate your success with this certification badge. By the way, you do know you can earn GS Bounty, right? Verified Contributor: 50,000 Pageviews

You bleed GameSkinny green and you have the pageviews to prove it. In honor of your achievement, slap this badge on your profile and watch out for your shout out on the GameSkinny Twitter account JTP 9 Week Intensive Completion 

You committed 9-weeks of your life to studying the ins and outs of games journalism, and we commend you for it. Add this certification to your profile, and be sure to update your resume with the experience you gained from the JTP! JTP Mentor Completion

You loved GameSkinny and your JTP experience so much, you came back and leveled up as a mentor.  You've gained managerial, writing and editing experience. Make it known and add this certification to LinkedIn! 

***We're now accepting applications for 2017 JTP Sessions!***

Note:  You'll receive an automated email containing a link to your certification badge when you cross the threshold. JTP and JTP Senior Mentor badge links are provided at the conclusion of the session. 

Adding LinkedIn Certification Badges to Your Profile

Adding a certification to your LinkedIn profile is easy and only takes a couple seconds to complete. 

  1. You'll receive an email containing a link to your badge, click it!
  2. The following box will appear above your profile image on LinkedIn. 
  3. Click "edit certification details." You can leave the License field blank, and toggle the "This certification never expires" box. Click "Save"
  4. Your certification should now appear in your profile. If you can't see it, first try refreshing the page. If it still doesn't work, you may need to add a certification section to your LinkedIn profile

 We'll be adding more certification badges that you can add to your profile over the next few months, so keep an eye out. Is there a badge you'd like to see added? Let us know in the comments section. 

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Published Nov. 2nd 2016

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