LinkedIn: How to Set Your Commute Preferences

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LinkedIn users can specify how long they're willing to commute and whether they prefer to drive, walk or take public transportation Wachiwit/iStock

Did you know that LinkedIn allows you to set commute preferences so that you receive personalized job recommendations based on how long you are willing to travel each day? Our guide will show you how to set your commute preferences in the LinkedIn mobile application.

Note: These screenshots were captured in the LinkedIn iOS app.

Step 1: Tap your profile picture in the top-left corner of the screen.

Step 2: Tap “Settings.”

Step 3: Tap “Data privacy.”

Step 4: Scroll down to the “Job seeking preferences” section and tap “Commute preferences.”

Step 5: Tap “Set your start address.”

Step 6: Type your starting address and tap it in the search results that appear.

Step 7: Tap “Save.”

From there, you can set your specific preferences, such as how long you’re willing to commute and whether you prefer to drive, walk or take public transportation.