News, blogs, analysis, tips, discussion and how-to about LinkedIn.
Fri, February 07, 2014 - LinkedIn's attempt to wedge itself into iPhone users' emails is being "shut down"--a euphemism for killed--as part of the professional network's effort to focus "on fewer things." But LinkedIn's Deep Nishar said the company is still focused on email, so maybe its Intro product is going away because it was a little creepy.
Thu, January 30, 2014 - Executives, recruiters and LinkedIn experts share their tips on how your business can best leverage LinkedIn Groups to improve your brand.
Tue, January 28, 2014 - Your Klout score serves as an important indicator of your social media influence. These tips will help you increase your Klout score while also improving social engagement.
Mon, January 27, 2014 - Klout is now entering its fifth year. Is the social media scoring service an important indicator of online influence? Or is it just a meaningless number?
Wed, January 15, 2014 - Volunteering is super easy. All nonprofits are looking for help all the time: Just walk into your local soup kitchen ready to get to work. Oh, wait, none of that is true. Finding the right organization and best time to lend a hand isn't simple at all, which is why one of the biggest players in the social networking space is stepping in to help.
Tue, January 07, 2014 - Social media professionals need to have a specific set of communication and technical skills as well as varied experience if you expect them to be a strategic part of your business in 2014.
Mon, November 25, 2013 - Scammers exploiting the weak job market are looking for hapless victims on LinkedIn, which has become a major meeting site for job seekers and recruiters.
Wed, November 20, 2013 - Social media experts explain how to create a LinkedIn Company page that will attract followers, engage readers and generate business as well as buzz.
Thu, November 07, 2013 - The venerable publication has adapted as the publishing industry has changed, and its IT department is also adjusting to the times. National Geographic's IT leaders now allow employees to use any apps they choose and rely on business unit managers to make sure their workers are doing the right thing.
Mon, October 28, 2013 - The new LinkedIn iPhone app that embeds a link to an email sender's profile on the professional network presents a number of security risks and should not be used, experts warned.
Thu, October 24, 2013 - The No. 1 activity people do with their smartphones is email--LinkedIn says that up to 28 percent of a typical professional's day can be gobbled up by reading and responding to email on a mobile device.
Wed, October 23, 2013 - Social media experts discuss the most common social networking business blunders and what companies can do to improve their social media IQ.
Tue, October 15, 2013 - Is your IT workstation always trashed, covered in wiring or covered in required reading? When people walk in your office do they ask, "What happened here?" Well, your inability to keep your workstation tidy could help you win big.
Mon, August 19, 2013 - The new service returns a treasure trove of data on colleges, so you can see where alumni live and work, among other data.