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5 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do on LinkedIn

5 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do on LinkedIn | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it

LinkedIn isn’t just a digital destination for your resume; it’s a vibrant online hub offering all kinds of useful information, tools and functionality.

 

If it’s been awhile since you explored the site, check out this list of five things you might not know you can do on LinkedIn.

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How Inviting Your Employees’ Parents into the Office Can Improve Engagement

How Inviting Your Employees’ Parents into the Office Can Improve Engagement | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
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Send LinkedIn Messages via Siri

Using Siri we are unlocking further benefits of messaging on LinkedIn by combining the natural language processing of Siri’s extension with LinkedI
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Check out the new LinkedIn publishing experience. It’s as beautiful
as your ideas.

Check out the new LinkedIn publishing experience.      It’s as beautiful<br/>as your ideas. | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
Many of the best opportunities and conversations on LinkedIn happen
around our content: the news, ideas, and perspectives shared by our 450+
million professionals. Today, we’re excited to roll out a new publishing
experience, making it even easier for you to reach and engage with your
audience on LinkedIn.
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How LinkedIn’s Economic Graph Is Helping To Close The Skills Gap

How LinkedIn’s Economic Graph Is Helping To Close The Skills Gap | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
Every day, LinkedIn’s more than 450 million members add new connections,
update their profiles, and share their professional insights. And
employers post jobs, and make hires. Every public action they take on
LinkedIn gives us a clearer snapshot of the global workforce, and
results in what we call the Economic Graph -- a digital map of the
global economy that includes every member of the global workforce and
their skills, all open jobs, all employers, and all educational institutions.
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LinkedIn unveils its new blogging platform | ZDNet

LinkedIn unveils its new blogging platform | ZDNet | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
LinkedIn has given a facelift to its desktop publishing platform to encourage more post engagement from its professional user base.
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LinkedIn Hack: This Startup Uses It To Recruit Customers & Reduce Churn

LinkedIn Hack: This Startup Uses It To Recruit Customers & Reduce Churn | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
Businesses typically use LinkedIn to recruit employees. However, savvy startups convert LinkedIn to a customer acquisition and a churn reduction tool. In particular, one of Rincon Venture Partner’s portfolio companies, SimpleLegal, has had so much success mining LinkedIn for customers that the CEO was initially reluctant for me to name his [...]
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8 Mistakes You’re Making on LinkedIn

8 Mistakes You’re Making on LinkedIn | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
Avoid these profile gaffes to ensure you’re putting your best foot forward.
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LinkedIn Life: A look inside LinkedIn’s São Paulo office

LinkedIn Life: A look inside LinkedIn’s São Paulo office | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
Editor’s Note: LinkedIn’s culture sets us apart, defines who we are and
shapes what we aspire to be. One way our culture really shines is in our
30 offices in 19 countries around the world. Our new LinkedIn Life blog
series will give you a look inside these offices and introduce you to
our number one operating priority, our talent, who are working to
transform themselves, LinkedIn, and the world.
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Soft Skills Crucial To Landing Your Dream Job

Soft Skills Crucial To Landing Your Dream Job | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
Earlier this year, we published a list of the 25 most in-demand skills —
like mobile development, channel marketing, and economics. As you may
have noticed, all of the skills on the list are “hard skills,” or
specific skills required to do a job that can be learned.
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LinkedIn Enters The Gig Economy With An Upwork Competitor

LinkedIn Enters The Gig Economy With An Upwork Competitor | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
A new feature that helps employers find freelancers aims to boost LinkedIn's premium subscriptions.
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LinkedIn ProFinder helps freelancers land jobs

LinkedIn ProFinder helps freelancers land jobs | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
LinkedIn doesn't want to overlook the growing U.S. freelance workforce, so it released a new tool, called ProFinder, that's designed to match independent workers with businesses seeking their services.
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This Underused LinkedIn Tool Can Boost Your Networking Game

This Underused LinkedIn Tool Can Boost Your Networking Game | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
"Tap into your alumni network" is good but vague advice, but a great way to put it into action is hidden in plain sight.
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The Shocking Statistic That Will Make You Rethink LinkedIn

The Shocking Statistic That Will Make You Rethink LinkedIn | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
LinkedIn is on a mission to change your mind.

"You may think of LinkedIn as primarily a site where people upload their digital résumé," the company notes in a new eBook. "But nine billion content impressions per week are delivered in the LinkedIn feed -- more than 15 times the job postings in the feed.

"These stats reveal that LinkedIn has become a destination where professionals consume high-quality content from professional publishers like The Wall Street Journal and The Economist, and even from peers who are sharing content in the feed."
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Interview: How SAP is Using Cartoons, Video Games and More to Change
Recruiting Standards

Interview: How SAP is Using Cartoons, Video Games and More to Change<br/>Recruiting Standards | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
I recently sat down with Matthew Jeffery, VP and Head of Global Sourcing
and Employer Branding at SAP to learn more about how they are changing
the recruiting statues quo. Specifiaclly, In our interview he shared how
they are using things like cartoons and video games to engage their
audience and creating new processes to improve candidate experience.
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Life In Data - The Tasks Of A Data Scientist

Life In Data - The Tasks Of A Data Scientist | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
Do you want to work in data? What does this mean? For the last 3 years I was at one of the coolest companies in the data space: LinkedIn! LinkedIn has amazing data assets and they have been at the forefront of data science. I want to share what I see [...]
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Reid Hoffman's New Card Game Trolls Donald Trump Even Further

Reid Hoffman's New Card Game Trolls Donald Trump Even Further | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman created a new game, "Trumped Up Cards: The World's Biggest Deck," to make clear democracy isn't a joke.
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5 Things to Know About Gwyneth Paltrow's LinkedIn Profile

5 Things to Know About Gwyneth Paltrow's LinkedIn Profile | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
Curator of life itself, Gwyneth Paltrow revealed she has a shiny new LinkedIn account, according to Vanity Fair.

The entrepreneurial actor joins celebrities like Shaquille O’Neal and Gwen Stefani on the professional network, but of all the famous people on LinkedIn, Paltrow has a truly extensive profile.
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LinkedIn And Hashtags Are Now #BestFriends

LinkedIn And Hashtags Are Now #BestFriends | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
DID YOU KNOW: 65% OF B2B COMPANIES HAVE ACQUIRED A CUSTOMER THROUGH LINKEDIN? As you know, I have always been a huge fan, and advocate of LinkedIn but they have always had one downfall. The likes of…
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Here's How LinkedIn Can Benefit From Expanding Pro-Finder - Forbes

Here's How LinkedIn Can Benefit From Expanding Pro-Finder - Forbes | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
Recently, LinkedIn announced that it is expanding LinkedIn Pro Finder — its marketplace which connects businesses and freelancers nationwide in the U.S. The company began piloting this platform in October last year and, as the freelance economy witnesses tremendous growth, LinkedIn is now looking to expand this platform. According to [...]
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LinkedIn Just Made a Savvy Business Move and Nobody Noticed

LinkedIn Just Made a Savvy Business Move and Nobody Noticed | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
The ability to sell your products and services on LinkedIn is about to get a whole lot easier--and that's good news for everyone involved.

With 420 million members in over 200 countries, and adding two new members every second, LinkedIn is already one of the best places online to locate, engage, and sell your products and services to your ideal clients and customers.

But things are getting even better.

LinkedIn's New Move: ProFinder
LinkedIn recently (and quietly) launched its new "ProFinder" service, and it's quickly gaining momentum.

Modeled after popular "freelancer-for-hire" sites such as Fiverr and Upwork, LinkedIn's ProFinder matches customers looking for a specific type of product or service with a qualified professional.
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LinkedIn ProFinder Expands Nationwide to Help You Hire Freelancers

LinkedIn ProFinder Expands Nationwide to Help You Hire Freelancers | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it

 The freelance economy is on the rise. In fact, the number of freelancers on LinkedIn has grown by nearly 50% in just the past five years. As the  workforce evolves, we, too, are evolving to ensure we’re creating  opportunity for the expanding sector of professionals looking for  independent, project-based work in place of the typical 9 to 5 profession.

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This NBA star has a LinkedIn profile - and his resume might surprise you

This NBA star has a LinkedIn profile - and his resume might surprise you | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
The Dallas Mavericks forward had an internship most people would pay money to have.
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3 Tips to Get Noticed on LinkedIn (From a Former Employee)

3 Tips to Get Noticed on LinkedIn (From a Former Employee) | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
You've just spent hours slaving away at your keyboard. Your fingers ache, your eyes start to blur.

Have you been working on the next great literary masterpiece?

Or your PhD dissertation?

Nope. You've spent all that time making sure your LinkedIn profile is finally complete.

Let's be real: Few things inspire stress in job seekers quite like LinkedIn. That's because you know that if you get it right, you can build your brand, land jobs and grow your network.

And the good news for you is that I have an insider perspective on this all works. I'm a former employee of LinkedIn and I've looked through thousands of profiles to hire my own employees.
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Free Advice: Do Not Attempt to Date People Through LinkedIn

Free Advice: Do Not Attempt to Date People Through LinkedIn | All About LinkedIn | Scoop.it
Despite what the New York Post says.​
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