All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘LinkedIn’

LinkedIn Shows You What Makes A Perfect Profile

Link Humans has put together an interesting infographic with tips for creating the perfect profile on LinkedIn. This one’s worth paying attention to considering that LinkedIn itself is sharing it. LinkedIn’s Alexis Baird writes, “Your profile is the place to show off your greatest successes and future aspirations. It’s also one of the first chances you have to make a …

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LinkedIn Gives Jobseekers New iPhone App

LinkedIn just announced the launch of a new Job Search app for iPhone, providing users with customizable search options, recommended jobs, and updates on companies of interest. “The new Job Search app is LinkedIn’s first standalone app experience dedicated to helping members find, research, and apply for jobs on-the-go without the distractions of news, content, and other updates,” a LinkedIn …

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Why Some Businesses Are Unsatisfied With LinkedIn Showcase Pages

A couple months ago, LinkedIn killed the Products & Services tab on Company pages, and upset a fair amount of companies. LinkedIn suggested that businesses use its Showcase Pages instead, but some simply don’t think this approach works so well. Are you finding Showcase Pages to be helpful to your business? Do you miss the Products & Services tab? Let …

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LinkedIn Reveals New Search Architecture

LinkedIn just announced a new search architecture that it has already implemented, moving away from Lucene, upon which its early search engines were built, to Galene. LinkedIn’s Sriram Sankar and Asif Makhani explain, “Around a year ago, we decided to completely redesign our platform given our growth needs and our direction towards realizing the world’s first economic graph. The result …

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LinkedIn Premium Members Get Some New Goodies

LinkedIn is adding new features to its premium experience for new and existing subscribers, including early access to a custom background feature for your profile, which will roll out to all members in the coming months. Also new to Premium are some other visual updates aimed at helping users stand out, including a larger photo and expanded profile header. As …

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LinkedIn Looks At ‘State Of Student Recruiting’

With the school year wrapping up, LinkedIn has decided to put together some data to paint us a picture (an infographic actually) of the state of student recruiting in 2014. According to the company, there are over 39 million students and recent grads on LinkedIn, and thousands of companies waiting to recruit them. “We decided to take a closer look …

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LinkedIn Shows You How Your Profile Ranks Compared To Others In Your Network

LinkedIn introduced a new feature of its Who’s Viewed Your Profile page showing you “how you rank” compared to others in your network. It’s almost like LinkedIn’s own little Klout score. Unsurprisingly, the Who’s Viewed Your Profile feature is one of the most popular parts of LinkedIn, according to the company. This should add another layer of obsession to the …

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LinkedIn Makes Another Move That Irritates Business Users

About a month ago, LinkedIn angered some of its business users when it announced that it would get rid of the Products/Services tab in favor of Showcase Pages. Now it’s irritating users again by shutting down its business card scanning product CardMunch in favor of new integration with Evernote. Do you like the direction LinkedIn is going with business cards? …

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LinkedIn Deepens Partnership With Evernote, Shuts Down CardMunch

LinkedIn announced that it is “deepening” its partnership with Evernote and shutting down its own CardMunch app. Going forward, LinkedIn members will be able to scan business cards using Evernote’s mobile app, and directly connected it with contacts on LinkedIn. “In Evernote, our members will be able to view profile photos, job titles and company information from LinkedIn right in …

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LinkedIn Adds Company Page Features

LinkedIn angered some businesses with the removal of one feature recently, but is now introducing some new features for company pages. Businesses can now utilize language preference targeting and a personalized page feed. The features work for Company Pages as well as Showcase Pages. The company killed the Products & Services tab on Company Pages, telling businesses instead to use …

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LinkedIn Earnings Released, Revenue Up 46%

LinkedIn just released its earnings report for the first quarter with revenue of $473.2 million, up 46% year-over-year. The company managed to beat analysts’ expectations. The company reminds us that it has over 300 million members, which it announced a couple weeks ago. LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner said, “The first quarter was strong for LinkedIn in terms of our member …

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LinkedIn Charges You To View Full Names, But Only If You’re Logged In

For some reason, LinkedIn is hiding the last name of some members on profile pages when you’re logged in. This appears to be happening at least when you’re searching for a person on Google. As far as we can tell, it makes no sense. Darren Nix at 42floors pointed this out in a blog post, though I noticed it the …

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