Endorsements, although not as valuable as recommendations, can be great to have on your LinkedIn profile. It means someone has taken a moment to single out a particular skill that they believe you possess, so people who view your profile can see it. So what skills do you want to be known for?
I see profiles all the time with some odd skills endorsed, which is partly why the endorsement system has its fair share of critics. But remember, you can add skills to the Skills & Expertise section of your profile so that others can endorse them. I suggest focusing on the basics - after all, would you rather be known as an expert in "Store Operations" or "Microsoft Excel"?
Here is a list of 40+ skills that can be found in the LinkedIn system that you may want to add to the Skills & Expertise section of your profile:
I'm sure there are many, many more but hopefully this is a start!
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