LinkedIn Founder: Part of Elon Musk’s Grit is to Push Back Against Obstacles

Reid Hoffman, LinkedIn co-founder, says regarding embattled Tesla founder Elon Musk, “Part of his grit, part of his determination to get to that long future is to push back against these obstacles.

Facebook Sets its Sights on LinkedIn After Testing New Resume Feature

LinkedIn should probably worry now that Facebook has apparently decided to copy a key element of the business website – its resume and CV feature. Facebook is notorious for blatantly copying services and apps made popular by other social media…

LinkedIn Introduces Native Video Feature to Stimulate User Engagement on Its Platform

LinkedIn is best known as the social media platform specifically targeting the job market. It’s a place where job seekers can look for work and for recruiters to source their manpower requirements. Lately, however, the Microsoft subsidiary is polishing the…

What Marketers Can Expect From LinkedIn in 2017

With the backing of Microsoft, LinkedIn has big plans to increase its effectiveness for marketers in 2017. Russ Glass, LinkedIn Marketing Solutions’ Head of Products, was interviewed by LinkedIn Account Executive at Vivek Venugopal: Venugopal: What about LinkedIn has kept…

Results of 2016 LinkedIn Job Fulfillment Survey

LinkedIn surveyed over 1,000 US professionals to determine their level of job satisfaction and found some interesting results. Apparently, Charlotte has the most satisfied white collar workers with 65% of them feeling fulfilled at work. Charlotte is followed in the…

LinkedIn Makes Spamming Contacts Easy With Conversation Starters… Fun!

LinkedIn added Conversation Starters to their messaging platform, making contacting people you never speak to so easy, even a fifth grader can do it! Let’s get started: Let’s say you’re a salesman and you want to contact someone you have…

How Will Artificial Intelligence Change the Workplace?

LinkedIn Influencers provided some advice on the future impact of artificial intelligence in the workplace. “The first thing that artificial intelligence will take over is the microphone on your laptop or computer,” said Reid Hoffman, Executive Chairman and co-Founder of…

LinkedIn Influencers Can Now Add Videos

LinkedIn has added a video option for LinkedIn Influencers in varied professions to offer advice. It appears that the video are spawned from questions created by LinkedIn, with many Influencers creating a video to a question. I imagine that the…

87 Million Millennials on LinkedIn Seeking to Change the World

A LinkedIn study recently took a look a Millennials in an attempt to erase the stereotype that they are lazy, entitled and unemployed. “Given the massive amounts of news coverage (44,000 articles and counting), it seems like everyone is desperate…

LinkedIn is Just a Starting Point When Selling to CXOs

Sharon Gillenwater, Founder of Boardroom Insiders and their CXO Engagement Strategy Expert posted an article today on the Saleforce blog making the point that LinkedIn should just be a starting point for sales people selling to CXOs. You can make…