Create a profile, connect with other users and receive updates about what the people you're following are up to.
Create your profile here.
Remember: You can use your profile to create other profiles, for instance your company, institution, network or project. If you want to upload jobs, portfolios, bulletins or events – make sure to switch to the profile in whose name you want to publish something. Go to "Add Institution" under your profile picture. Afterwards you can manage your institutions using the "My institutions" tab in your Dashboard.
All of this is free.