Boost your career with peer review: add to LinkedIn

Credit for peer review is more than just recording your review activity on a reviewer profile. That’s only the start. Getting credit means using your peer review activity to advance your career. You’ve done the work — now it’s time to get rewarded for it!

Over the next few weeks we’ll be sharing a series of easy steps you should take to use your verified peer review record to boost your academic standing.

Let’s start with the easiest of them all: a two-click process to add your Publons-verified reviewer certification to LinkedIn. From your Publons profile simply click the ‘Add-to-LinkedIn’ button under your profile photo.

After confirming the certification on LinkedIn it will appear on your LinkedIn profile with a link back to your Publons profile:

It’s an incredibly easy way to add proof of your expertise in your field to your online resume — useful when recruiters and potential collaborators are looking up your LinkedIn profile.

We’ll have more tools and tips for using your peer review work to boost your career in the coming weeks, including how to best use peer review in your promotion applications — so stay tuned!

ps. For more on how to get the most of your LinkedIn profile, see this useful blog post over at the ImpactStory blog.


Publons allows you to record, verify, and showcase your peer review contributions in a format you can include in job and funding applications (without breaking reviewer anonymity).

Register now to start building your verified peer review record.