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LinkedIn is Worried U.S. Workers Don’t Have The Skills For Available Jobs LinkedIn is Worried U.S. Workers Don’t Have The Skills For Available Jobs
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LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner gave a speech at the recent Bay Area Council 2012 Outlook Conference, where he outlined his suggestions for solving a different kind of unemployment crisis: the gap between worker skills and the skills needed for those …

Not on LinkedIn? Here’s How to Start. [Infographic] Not on LinkedIn? Here’s How to Start. [Infographic]

It may sound trite, but if you want to be hired in 2012, you are going to need a LinkedIn profile. The website tops all other social networks when it comes to finding jobs, and adoption of the site is …

Marketing with Social Media Makes Ten Kinds of Win Marketing with Social Media Makes Ten Kinds of Win
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Even though most people agree that social media has changed the world of marketing, many businesses still haven’t jumped onboard the social marketing strategy. Utilizing social media sites like Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and even LinkedIn can increase your consumer base, …

LinkedIn Shares HTML5 Infinite Scrolling Tips LinkedIn Shares HTML5 Infinite Scrolling Tips
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LinkedIn debuted their iPad app, while getting attacked by Syrian hackers, last week to praise for its clean presentation while taking advantage of the iPad’s strengths. One of the major features of the iPad app is its infinite scrolling through …

LinkedIn Acquires Document Presentation Startup SlideShare LinkedIn Acquires Document Presentation Startup SlideShare
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LinkedIn, the popular professional networking social network, today announced that it will soon acquire SlideShare, a startup that hosts documents and presentations for sharing and display on the web. The company will be purchased for approximately $118.75 million, in a …

LinkedIn Q1 2012 Financial Results Shred Analyst Expectations [UPDATED] LinkedIn Q1 2012 Financial Results Shred Analyst Expectations [UPDATED]

LinkedIn released its financial results its Q1 2012 results this afternoon and things are looking good for the premier network for professionals. The company’s financial weather vane looks to be pointing north, which was encouraging to LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner. …

LinkedIn: If it Had Been Released in the 80′s LinkedIn: If it Had Been Released in the 80′s

SquirrelMonkey continues its nostalgia driven “If (blank) had been invented in the 80′s” series with a new video on the corporate world’s version of Facebook: LinkedIn. They have already done other major social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter, now …

Citi Sponsors LinkedIn Group For Professional Women Citi Sponsors LinkedIn Group For Professional Women
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Last week Citi and LinkedIn teamed up to launch a LinkedIn group called Connect: Professional Women’s Network, Powered by Citi. It has been designed to appeal to professional women, who control most of the household spending in the U.S. The …

LinkedIn iPad App Officially Launches LinkedIn iPad App Officially Launches
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LinkedIn, the popular business and professional networking social network, has officially launched its new iPad app – and it’s surprisingly robust. The app is available for download in Apple’s App Store, and an announcement has been posted to the LinkedIn …

LinkedIn Blog Attacked by Syrian Hackers LinkedIn Blog Attacked by Syrian Hackers

[UPDATE] The blog is back up. [ORIGINAL] On the same day that LinkedIn has launched its new iPad app, the announcement of the app on the LinkedIn blog is unavailable. In fact, the entire blog is unavailable due to an …

Linkedin Introduces Talent Pipeline for Recruiting Linkedin Introduces Talent Pipeline for Recruiting

Time to get all your leads in one place, regardless of the source. Linkedin has just released their much anticipated Talent Pipeline service for recruiting. They are making it easier to get organized, stay connected and keep everybody you work …

LinkedIn Open-Sources its iPhone Navigation Code LinkedIn Open-Sources its iPhone Navigation Code

LinkedIn, the popular business and career networking social network, announced that it would be releasing the navigation code from its simplified iPhone app as an open source library. Sudeep Yegnashankaran, a mobile software “imagineer” for LinkedIn, made the announcement in …

LinkedIn Opens New Hong Kong Office LinkedIn Opens New Hong Kong Office

LinkedIn, the social network for business professionals, has just announced on its blog that it’s opened an office in Hong Kong, the 9th of which lies in the Asia-Pacific region. Linkedin presently has roughly 25 million members in the region, …

BranchOut Facebook App Raises $25 Million BranchOut Facebook App Raises $25 Million
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BranchOut, the Facebook app for business professional networking, announced today a $25 million Series C funding from Mayfield and others, bringing its total tally to $49 million. BranchOut has been around for about two years, and is similar to the …

LinkedIn Introduces New Marketing Tools LinkedIn Introduces New Marketing Tools
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LinkedIn, the social network for professionals, saw a revenue of $522 million in 2011, though its net income was only $22 million, considering the company hired 531 new executives during that time frame. LinkedIn had stated that it was more …

Grand Theft Auto V Release Date in October? Grand Theft Auto V Release Date in October?

Grand Theft Auto V is being developed by Rockstar North studio located in Edinburgh, Scotland. According to his LinkedIn page Alex O’Dwyer is employed as a character animator at Rockstar North and stated that Grand Theft Auto V will launch …

Using Social Media To Find A Job [INFOGRAPHIC] Using Social Media To Find A Job [INFOGRAPHIC]

The economy is struggling to get back on its feet and if you’re looking for a job, you’re going to have to leverage all your skills as well as all available resources. And yes, your Facebook account can help you …

The Social Job Search [Infographic] The Social Job Search [Infographic]
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The job market may be getting better as we enter into 2012, but finding a position that meets your employment requirements and suits your skill-set is harder than ever. In fact, one of the most difficult challenges employers face is …

LinkedIn Gets New Group Search Features LinkedIn Gets New Group Search Features

LinkedIn announced the launch of some new features for its Group Search designed to make it easier to find the “right professional conversations”. The social network currently has over 1.2 million groups in a wide variety of fields. “As we’ve …

LinkedIn Making It Easier To Find People You Know LinkedIn Making It Easier To Find People You Know

LinkedIn, like the best social networking sites out there, includes a feature that makes it easy to find people that you may know. These are usually based off of either mutual friends, past schools or past employment. This works reasonably …

Mascots: Best Brand Accesories on Social Media Mascots: Best Brand Accesories on Social Media
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Apparently, brand mascots are back in a big way. With the ever increasing popularity of social media, characters who promote a branded lifestyle and assign a particular face to a product, are once again in demand. Carol Phillips, president of …