Here’s why LinkedIn doesn’t show salaries: LinkedIn hides salary information by default as a matter of protecting individual users’ privacy. The site does allow recruiters to post salary range data for job openings, but even then, many job openings do not include salary information. There are many reasons why, but LinkedIn tries not to force … Read more
Generally speaking, you can overcome this restriction by connecting with the person who owns the profile you are trying to view. The most likely problem is that they are out of your network and their profile is not public. If you connect with them directly, then they will be in your network and the problem is solved.
Someone will not know if you search for them on Google. But, if you click on their LinkedIn profile, LinkedIn will inform them that their profile was viewed. If LinkedIn has access to any of your personal information, then it might also inform the other party that you were the one looking at their profile.
Unless you are specifically told otherwise, it’s best to avoid sending LinkedIn connection requests to an interviewer until after the position is filled. At that point, most of the negative social connotations attached to your request are still there, and you can make another potentially good professional connection.
Have you seen many comments on popular posts saying something along the lines of “commenting for better reach?” The idea behind leaving this comment is that it will help the original post be seen by a wider audience, as people from the commentor’s network will see the post and the LinkedIn algorithm like engagement.