• How to use LinkedIn 'Endorsements' to highlight your skills

    Posted October 6, 2012 - 7:03 am

    LinkedIn's newest feature, Endorsements, lets you highlight the skills youre known for. Here's how it works, plus four expert tips for making the most of it.
  • 10 alternative social networks for business professionals

    Posted September 28, 2012 - 8:00 am

    LinkedIn maybe No. 1 when it comes to professional social networking, but your quest to connect doesn't need to stop there. Here's a look at 10 social networks for professionals that offer a variety of features such as Facebook integration, career advice, resume critiques and more.
  • How to manage all those #%!&#! passwords and keep your sanity intact

    Posted September 20, 2012 - 11:49 am

    Passwords may suck, but we're stuck with them -- for now, anyway. Here's the sane way to deal with them.
  • 15 LinkedIn tips to improve your job search

    Posted September 15, 2012 - 7:25 am

    LinkedIn is an invaluable social network for both job hunters and seasoned professionals, but it's also used by recruiters to find the candidate with the perfect mix of skills. The right LinkedIn profile can boost your visibility, improve your overall Web presence and strengthen your professional brand. Consider it your online resume, being that it contains all of the information from your resume plus a healthy splash of personality, if you've done it right.
  • LinkedIn bets big on mobile, unveils 3 new updates

    Posted September 6, 2012 - 4:22 pm

    Nearly a quarter (23 percent) of LinkedIn's users visit the service through a mobile site, according to new stats released on its blog. That's up from 10 percent a year ago.
  • 5 LinkedIn tips to prepare for your new job

    Posted July 26, 2012 - 9:26 am

    You may have landed a new job, but your work on LinkedIn isn't done. Here are five things you need to do before day one.
  • LinkedIn redesign: more graphics and more like Facebook

    Posted July 19, 2012 - 9:37 pm

    Beginning this week, LinkedIn is rolling out a redesigned homepage and adding a few new features to LinkedIn Today, its social news service.
  • Judge dismisses privacy lawsuit against LinkedIn

    Posted July 17, 2012 - 8:53 pm

    A federal judge dismissed a class-action lawsuit against LinkedIn that alleged the social media network violated provisions of the Stored Communications Act (SCA) when it disclosed the IDs and browsing histories of LinkedIn users to advertising companies.
  • Review

    Best apps of 2012: top business apps for Android and iPhone

    Posted July 7, 2012 - 7:35 am

    Believe it or not, you can get a lot of work done on your smartphone. With the right collection of apps, you could knock out most of your workload on your way to the office. These apps will help you manage meetings, sign contracts, keep track of your expenses, and perhaps even depart early.
  • LinkedIn Tip: How businesses can target status updates

    Posted June 25, 2012 - 7:00 am

    LinkedIn has extended a new feature, called "Targeted Status Updates" to all companies that have LinkedIn Company Pages. This feature first launched in April, but was available to only a few businesses.
  • 3 things you need to know about how LinkedIn's calendar works

    Posted June 16, 2012 - 7:09 am

    Reports last week revealed that LinkedIn collects meeting information --including phone numbers and sensitive meeting notes -- if you turn on the iOS app's calendar feature. LinkedIn sets the record straight, making three important clarifications.
  • Have LinkedIn's security woes permanently damaged the social network?

    Posted June 14, 2012 - 9:34 pm

    After last week's breach of the LinkedIn site, analysts are debating whether the attack will cause long-term damage to the social network.
  • LinkedIn user alerts mistakenly blocked as spam

    Posted June 13, 2012 - 2:12 pm

    Many of the LinkedIn emails alerts instructing users on how to reset passwords accessed by hackers were dumped into spam boxes, according to email security vendor Cloudmark.
  • Expert calls LinkedIn's new salted hashes useless

    Posted June 11, 2012 - 5:11 pm

    Security researcher Thomas Ptacek didn't slam LinkedIn for not salting the hashes it used to protect passwords. He slammed it for using the wrong kind of encryption, and for not knowing the difference.
  • Innovation, entrepreneurial thinking vital for IT leaders

    Posted June 9, 2012 - 7:48 am

    Jason Palmer has some pretty straightforward advice for executives looking to derive more value from technology: be a contrarian.
  • How to determine if your LinkedIn password has been compromised

    Posted June 7, 2012 - 2:26 pm

    As reports have swirled throughout the day that approximately 6.5 million LinkedIn passwords have been leaked, security experts have been trying to figure out what happened, as well as checking to see if their own passwords have been compromised.
  • FAQ: LinkedIn breach: What members (and others) need to know

    Posted June 7, 2012 - 2:05 pm

    Here's some information on the apparent major LinkedIn breach for members of the social network, and for all Internet users.
  • LinkedIn password cracker posted 8 million logins as cry for help

    Posted June 7, 2012 - 12:19 pm

    We've finally found a reason beyond simple profit that hackers post the private information (including logins) of consumers they don't know: to get help cracking the encryption on the passwords they've already stolen.
  • How to change your LinkedIn password

    Posted June 6, 2012 - 4:29 pm

    A Russian forum has claimed to have downloaded 6.46 million user passwords from LinkedIn and is reaching out to fellow hackers to seek help in cracking the encryption.
  • Change your LinkedIn password right now

    Posted June 6, 2012 - 12:11 pm

    Login data for as many as 6.5 million LinkedIn users has been posted on a Russian hacker site. LinkedIn hasn't confirmed the breach, but Tweets confirm many real passwords are on the list. Change your password. Get a password vault. Use different passwords for important sites.
  • How to conquer your to-do list

    Posted June 2, 2012 - 7:22 am

    If you have a to-do list a mile long with items that never get accomplished, you're not alone: According to a new LinkedIn survey, only 11 percent of respondents across the globe complete all of the tasks they plan to do. The reason for the low number: unplanned events like phone calls, emails and meetings that derail their priorities.
  • Microsoft's a brief tour

    Posted May 26, 2012 - 7:55 am

    Microsoft's social networking experiment,, a site designed around sharing Web content pulled from Bing searches, is now available for all users. Launched in December and aimed at students, is not meant to compete with popular social networks such as Facebook, Google+, and Twitter. isn't a place to connect with friends and share moments from your lives.
  • Cellphone vibration syndrome and other signs of tech addiction

    Posted May 26, 2012 - 7:35 am

    There's a growing body of research on phantom cellphone vibrations and the other problems associated with technology obsession, and leading the way is Larry Rosen, the author of iDisorder. IN this Q&A, Rosen talked about how addicted we've become and what we can do about it.
  • How to manage summer interns: 5 expert tips from LinkedIn

    Posted May 20, 2012 - 7:24 am

    Managing interns -- plus your own workload -- can be tricky. Here are five expert tips from LinkedIn to help you both make the most of the partnership.
  • 5 LinkedIn features you may not (but should) know about

    Posted May 5, 2012 - 7:30 am

    If you're job hunting or looking to expand your professional network, many people turn to LinkedIn and its portfolio of features and tools to browse job listings, connect with colleagues, ask questions, join groups and more.
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