Hide your LinkedIn profile from Google


Linkedin is the first social network for professionals. However, creating a profile has some drawbacks. Every job you have may not be great and you could run the risk of attracting a bad reference.

Fortunately, Linkedin has an option to hide your profile from search engines. As a warning, it could take several weeks for your profile to become completely invisible.

Here’s how.

Go to your profile home page. At the top, click the profile, then click Edit Profile from the drop-down menu.

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Here is the personalization menu for your profile. Click on the Edit option located below your image.

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This is the main menu for adjusting how you appear in search results. Scroll right and click Customize your public profile URL.

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This menu will appear. The URL will usually contain your full name, so enter a personalized link. Employers will search for your name, which will make it harder for you to appear in search results.

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Now scroll down to Customize your profile. Click on make my profile public visible to anyone. Once you do this you will be completely invisible in Google as well as Bing. It will also be impossible for non-Linkedin members to locate you.

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