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LinkedIn Recruiter Gets Searchable Custom Fields LinkedIn Recruiter Gets Searchable Custom Fields

LinkedIn announced that it has made custom fields searchable in LinkedIn Recruiter, potentially making the search tool more useful for finding people based on very specific criteria. LinkedIn uses the example of a candidate who isn’t available until a certain …

LinkedIn Infographic Looks At How Small Businesses Are Using Social Media LinkedIn Infographic Looks At How Small Businesses Are Using Social Media

LinkedIn recently put out a report based on a survey of small business owners, looking at how they use social media, and how it drives growth for SMBs. Now, the company has put together an infographic sharing some more findings. …

LinkedIn Tells You More About Who’s Viewing Your Profile LinkedIn Tells You More About Who’s Viewing Your Profile

LinkedIn announced that it’s providing users with a lot more information about who has been viewing their profiles. Apparently in preparation for the launch, the company announced last week that users can now block other members from viewing their profiles, …

LinkedIn Now Lets You Block People LinkedIn Now Lets You Block People

LinkedIn announced that users can now block other members. According to the company, this has unsurprisingly been a highly requested feature. “I come to you today to assure you that your concerns were heard loud and clear,” writes LinkedIn Trust …

LinkedIn Is Letting Everyone Use Its Publisher Platform LinkedIn Is Letting Everyone Use Its Publisher Platform

LinkedIn announced that it is opening up its publishing platform – previously only available to “Influencers” like Richard Branson and Conan O’Brien – to all members. Now, when you publish a post on LinkedIn, the content becomes part of your …

Conan O’Brien Discusses Turning Down Microsoft CEO Job On LinkedIn Conan O’Brien Discusses Turning Down Microsoft CEO Job On LinkedIn

Conan O’Brien took to LinkedIn to explain why he turned down the Microsoft CEO job, which was recently awarded to longtime staffer Satya Nadella. This is Conan’s fifth LinkedIn post since becoming a “LinkedIn Influencer” last fall. Conan congratulates Nadella …

Get Better At Using LinkedIn Recruiter Get Better At Using LinkedIn Recruiter

LinkedIn is out to get people using LinkedIn Recruiter more by simply showing them how to take advantage of it better. The professional social network has begun a new video series called LinkedIn Minutes, which provide short tips on how …

LinkedIn Shutters Intro and Slidecast in Order to ‘Concentrate on Fewer Things’ LinkedIn Shutters Intro and Slidecast in Order to ‘Concentrate on Fewer Things’

Less than 4 months ago, LinkedIn launched a new email tool that looked pretty promising. They called it LinkedIn Intro, and it basically allowed users to opt-in to letting the company inject LinkedIn content (pictures, profile info, etc) into incoming …

LinkedIn Releases Earnings, Announces Acquisition Of Bright LinkedIn Releases Earnings, Announces Acquisition Of Bright

LinkedIn just released its Q4 and full year 2013 earnings, and announced an agreement to acquire data insights provider Bright for $120 million – 73% stock and 27% cash. “What LinkedIn does best is connect talent with opportunity at massive …

Being Santa Claus Is Harder Than It Looks Being Santa Claus Is Harder Than It Looks
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Most people probably think that mall Santas have a pretty easy gig. All they have to do is listen to what children want and keep up the facade that Santa Claus is real. As it turns, out, however, being a …

LinkedIn Rolls Out An Inbox Revamp LinkedIn Rolls Out An Inbox Revamp
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LinkedIn announced the roll-out of a new redesign to its inbox, which it says is one of the top five destinations on LinkedIn. Here’s a look: The changes are supposed to make it easier to navigate and to manage your …

“Responsible” Tops Linkedin’s 2013 Buzzwords “Responsible” Tops Linkedin’s 2013 Buzzwords

As the largest social network for career networking, LinkedIn has access to a great wealth of data about how professionals want to be perceived. Though the word “creative” has consistently popped up on the site’s yearly top 10 overused buzzwords …

Internet Giants Urge U.S. To Reform Government Surveillance Internet Giants Urge U.S. To Reform Government Surveillance
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AOL, Apple, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Twitter and Yahoo have joined together to urge the U.S. government to reform government surveillance laws and practices. The companies have set up a website called Reform Government Surveillance, where they outline five principles, …

Millions Of Google, Facebook, Yahoo, Twitter And LinkedIn Passwords Compromised Millions Of Google, Facebook, Yahoo, Twitter And LinkedIn Passwords Compromised

Two million user passwords from Google, Yahoo, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and other sites were reportedly stolen and posted online. Daniel Chechik at Spider Labs posted about the findings, which is actually a follow-up to a June post about the Pony …

Socialbakers Launches Mobile Analytics App, Adds Instagram And LinkedIn Support Socialbakers Launches Mobile Analytics App, Adds Instagram And LinkedIn Support

Socialbakers announced today at the Engage 2013 conference in New York that it is launching a mobile analytics app and support for Instagram and LinkedIn. The app, the company says, provides an “executive dashboard of key metrics for monitored Facebook …

LinkedIn Lets Brands Showcase Their Products LinkedIn Lets Brands Showcase Their Products
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LinkedIn announced new “Showcase Pages,” for companies who want to show off specific brands and products, which users will be able to follow separately. Microsoft, for example, has one for Office. Adobe has one for Marketing Cloud. HP has one …

LinkedIn Partners With Online Education Sites To Let Users Display Accomplishments LinkedIn Partners With Online Education Sites To Let Users Display Accomplishments
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LinkedIn has partnered with a handful of online education companies to add accomplishments to users’ LinkedIn profiles. The company has launched a pilot program with Coursera, EdX, Lynda.com, Pearson, Skillsoft, Udacity and Udemy. When the user completes a course from …

LinkedIn Replaces LinkedIn Today With Pulse LinkedIn Replaces LinkedIn Today With Pulse

LinkedIn announced today that it is replacing its social news product LinkedIn Today with LinkedIn Pulse, which is based on the Pulse news reader app that the company acquired earlier this year. The Pulse app itself is also getting updated. …

LinkedIn Q3 Earnings Released, Revenue Up 56% LinkedIn Q3 Earnings Released, Revenue Up 56%
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LinkedIn just put out its earnings report for the third quarter, beating Wall Street expectations. Revenue was up 56% year over year at $393 million for the quarter. The company posted a net loss of $3.4 million (compared to net …

Does LinkedIn Intro Give You ‘Shivers’ Or B2B Email Optimism? Does LinkedIn Intro Give You ‘Shivers’ Or B2B Email Optimism?
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LinkedIn launched a new email tool this week that is actually pretty innovative, and could have a significant impact on business to business email communications. Security experts are not sold on it, however, with one notable industry voice saying that …

LinkedIn Intros Fresh iPad-Optimized App LinkedIn Intros Fresh iPad-Optimized App

LinkedIn unveiled a new iPad app today, rebuilding the previous app from the ground up for the tablet experience. The app has a dramatically different design with more of a focus on people, as in who is sharing what, connecting …