This March, a few of my colleagues and I had the honor of going to Hofstra University's campus to present to undergrad and grad students on how to utilize LinkedIn to launch their careers and score their dream job.
We’re making great strides toward our mission:**As of December 31, 2012, LinkedIn has over 200 million members, and we’re now adding about two members every second. This is the fastest rate of absolute member growth in the company’s history. Sixty-four percent of LinkedIn members are currently located outside of the United States.As of December 31, 2012(the end of the fourth quarter), LinkedIn counts executives from all 2012 Fortune 500 companies as members; its corporate talent solutions are used by 86 of the Fortune 100 companies.More than 2 million companies have LinkedIn Company Pages.LinkedIn members did over 5.7 billion professionally-oriented searches on the platform in 2012.[See http://press.linkedin.com/about for a complete list of LinkedIn facts and stats]
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