Business networking site LinkedIn was down on Wednesday morning, with the company telling its users to "sit tight" as its team needed to "clean things up." As of 10:25 a.m., we do not know the cause of the outage, but LinkedIn formally acknowledged the service disruption over Twitter earlier this morning. Our site is currently experiencing some issues. Our team is continuing...
(2 months and 5 days ago)
LinkedIn stands out as one of the best Internet business models because it is constantly in process of building a defensible and valuable platform for its members and its sponsors. LinkedIn's announced acquisition of Pulse on Thursday further demonstrates LinkedIn’s strategy to become the most essential, must-have tool for its members and recruiters alike. As such, for...
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The problem with job boards, says Nathanson: "They were only engaging an audience that was actively looking for a job." The only option for companies then would be to post a job and wait. What was missing was a way to target and identify passive candidates who aren't necessarily looking for a new job, but might be interested in an ideal opportunity for career advancement....
(2 months and 26 days ago)
Now that LinkedIn is a decade old and has 225 million members, its fastest-growing demographic –30 million and counting-is students and those who are three years or less out of college. Though LinkedIn’s user agreement says that members agree they are at least 18 years old, I am going to make a recommendation and a prediction: High school students should start LinkedIn...
(9 days ago)
Your LinkedIn Headline is arguably the most important piece of real estate within your Profile.Yet, most users remain confused about its true function, and what to use (in place of LinkedIn's default, which is the current job...
(2 months and 12 days ago)
The drop in LinkedIn was an overreaction and there's a big buying opportunity in LinkedIn, Cramer said.
(20 days ago)
If you’re only using LinkedIn as a glorified business-card collector, an email replacement or some kind of Facebook counterpart for business contacts, you’re missing out on its recruitment potential. With 200 million users, LinkedIn has been making great strides lately to offer better tools for searching and posting jobs. With that in mind, here are five ways your small...
(19 days ago)
The other day I received a congratulatory email about being a member of LinkedIn’s “top 5% profiles viewed.” So I posted an update to Facebook asking my friends there if that earned me a trip on a private jet to the south of France. Of course, the response was pretty funny. Others commented on how they, too had gotten included within LinkedIn’s elite. The bottom line is...
(3 months and 8 days ago)
LinkedIn wants to help you stay in touch with all of your former colleagues, current business partners and potential future employers in one culled together web feature and standalone iOS app called LinkedIn Contacts.
(28 days ago)
Cautiously building your presence on LinkedIn for your executive job search search and brand message?You’ll need to consider LinkedIn strategies that differ substantially from that of mid-career professionals.For example, many executives...
(9 days ago)
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