About LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network on the Internet with more than 259 million members in over 200 countries and territories. The LinkedIn website launched in 2003 and currently counts executives from all Fortune 500 companies as members.
Fundraising is like Football: Building a Winning Movember Charity Team at Work
18 December 2013, 02:30 PMAs we head into the holiday season and the NFL playoff race heats up, I can’t help but take away a life-changing lesson from LinkedIn’s recent fundraising efforts for Movember, the men’s health charity focused on eradicating prostate and testicular cancer. The Lesson: It’s ALWAYS about the team. Not just sometimes. ALWAYS. As you think about how you can create leverage in your company, your community, your family, and personally in 2014, think about the team you are building, what winning means, and how you are going to get there. Here are 5 guiding principles that were critical to ensuring...
The 25 Hottest Skills That Got People Hired in 2013
18 December 2013, 10:55 AMAs 2013 draws to a close, we thought it would be interesting to look back at the year that was and try to answer a simple question: “Who’s getting hired and what are they doing?” Our approach involved analyzing the skills and employment history of more than 259 million LinkedIn members’ profiles. Expertise (skills) and experience (work history) represent the primary components of professional identity on LinkedIn. If the skills you have on your LinkedIn profile fit one of the categories below, there’s a good chance that you started a new job or were approached by a recruiter about an […]
LinkedIn is Now in Thai
17 December 2013, 06:55 PMI am pleased to announce that LinkedIn is now available in Thai! Thai is the second local language feature that LinkedIn has launched in Asia Pacific this year, following the launch of Tagalog in June. The other Southeast Asian languages available on LinkedIn are Bahasa Indonesia and Bahasa Malaysia.
Best of 2013: Making Every Professional Moment Count [SLIDESHOW]
17 December 2013, 09:55 AMWe’ve had another busy year at LinkedIn with the introduction of dozens of new features and products designed to help you be great at what you do. We’ve put greater focus on tools that are helping you to make the most of your professional moments throughout your day and career. We want to make it easier for you to build your professional brand, leverage and manage a trusted network of peers and colleagues, and quickly access unique business knowledge flowing through LinkedIn every day — and you’ll see below some of the diverse set of tools we’ve made available for […]
Introducing A New Way to Search for Influencer Content on LinkedIn [SLIDESHOW]
16 December 2013, 09:57 AMEver wish you could quickly and easily find all the Influencer posts on LinkedIn about social media, education or maybe finance? Today, we are delighted to introduce a new and easy way to discover Influencer content — directly from the search box. Whether you’re looking for tips on how to become a social media expert or just a fan of Jack Welch or Beth Comstock, now you can find what you need simply by typing in a topic or Influencer name in the main search bar. Here’s how it works: A New Way to Search for Influencer Content on LinkedIn […]