Changing Industry or Company Information on Your Profile

How do I update inaccurate company information on my profile?

Last Reviewed: 05/30/2013
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To update the industry listed below your name in top box of your profile:

  1. Move your cursor over Profile at the top of your homepage and select Edit Profile.
  2. Click the Edit icon to the left of your location.
  3. Select an option from the Industry dropdown list.
  4. Click Save.

If the wrong company information appears in the Experience section on your profile:

  • It's possible that you've selected the wrong company and the wrong information is being referenced. This can happen when companies have identical or similar names. To update the company name in the Experience section:
    1. Move your cursor over Profile at the top of your homepage and select Edit Profile.
    2. Scroll down to the Experience section, located in the Background box.
    3. Click the Edit icon next to the position you'd like to update.
    4. Click Change Company, located under Company Name.
    5. Type the full company name and select your company from the dropdown list.
    6. Click Save.
    7. Click Done editing in the top section of your profile.
  • If the Experience section of your profile shows the correct company name but reflects the wrong company type, size or industry, your Company Page administrator can edit your Company Page. This will then update that information on your profile.

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