• The how-to guide for LinkedIn

    Posted March 2, 2013 - 8:21 am

    Our LinkedIn guide delivers expert advice on the site's features, step-by-step how-to instructions, details on its apps and proper LinkedIn etiquette. Also included: tips and tricks for your job search and company analysis.
  • 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.
  • 7 career tips to help you negotiate better

    Posted April 4, 2012 - 8:30 pm

    LinkedIn's newest study reveals that Americans are the most anxious workers in the world when it comes to negotiating in the workplace. These seven expert tips will help you conquer that fear and get what you want.
  • Tech arguments: then and now

    Posted November 29, 2011 - 2:50 pm

    While standing around the water cooler in the IT department, perhaps you debate with a coworker about whether LinkedIn is better than Facebook. Or you argue with an end user about whether they can use their own device on the corporate network or can only use what is provided by the company.
  • LinkedIn Today: Tour what this service can do for you

    Posted March 11, 2011 - 10:15 am

    LinkedIn has launched a beta product called "LinkedIn Today"--a social news service that aggregates the top headlines and stories related to your industry and based on what your connections share.
  • The Intimate Social Graph

    Posted October 14, 2010 - 11:02 am

    The privacy of the intimate social graph rests on the vagaries of localized judicial interpretations of a creaky 24-year-old law.
  • LinkedIn Tip: How to Rank Higher in Search Results

    Posted June 10, 2010 - 1:24 pm

    If you're in the market for a new job, looking to gain exposure in your industry or searching for new clients, ranking high on LinkedIn search results is essential. These three simple tips will help keep you top of mind and at the top of search results.
  • LinkedIn Tip: Premium Account Elevates Job Seekers

    Posted April 15, 2010 - 3:45 pm

    For $20 a month, LinkedIn will move you to the top of the application pile. Is it worth it for you?
  • LinkedIn Quick Tip: How to Reorder Profile Sections

    Posted February 10, 2010 - 1:05 pm

    This new LinkedIn feature allows you to customize the display of your profile, enabling you to prioritize certain sections over others.
  • How Social Networking Works

    Posted January 7, 2010 - 1:54 pm

    In 2010, if you're on the Internet, you're almost certainly also on a social network. Have you ever wondered how they manage to keep you in contact with a few hundred of your closest friends in close to real time? Here's how they do it.
  • LinkedIn Bible: The Social Network Explained

    Posted June 22, 2009 - 12:00 pm

    Knowing how to interact with your LinkedIn connections isn't always as straightforward as it seems. Learn how to build a strong profile, manage your connections, practice polite LinkedIn etiquette, and more.
  • Job hunting? Use social networks to make crucial connections

    Posted May 7, 2009 - 10:41 am

    LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter can do much more than just let you blow off some steam.
  • Why privacy plays a part in social network's fiscal future

    Posted April 6, 2009 - 10:00 am

    As social networks like Facebook and LinkedIn strive to formulate sustainable business models built upon advertising or the selling of premium services, the biggest hurdle they face might rest within their users' increased awareness of online privacy.
  • LinkedIn Privacy Settings: What You Need to Know

    Posted March 23, 2009 - 9:58 am

    Since LinkedIn doesn't require you to share the same types of personal information as you do on Facebook, the service's privacy settings appear to be much more straightforward than its less business-oriented competitor. But if you leave the default settings in place, you might be surprised to know what information you make public on LinkedIn.
  • Security Pros Warm to Web 2.0 Access

    Posted March 9, 2009 - 10:38 am

    Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, once viewed as high-risk, productivity-sucking applications, seem to have wiggled their way into the hearts of security teams nationwide.
  • Your online reputation: Leveraging LinkedIn

    Posted February 23, 2009 - 3:02 pm

    IT pros concerned about their online reputations should focus on LinkedIn because of its high rank in Google search results. Here's how you can ensure your first online impression is a good one.
  • LinkedIn Recommendations: Five Ways to Make The Most of Them

    Posted February 23, 2009 - 11:55 am

    Within your LinkedIn profile, recommendations, which you must seek out and approve from contacts of your choosing, give employers a fuller view of you as a direct report, boss, colleague, or client. But you can also do more harm than good with a LinkedIn recommendation.
  • Tweet to compete

    Posted February 18, 2009 - 5:13 pm

    You don't have to be on a social network 24 hours a day to enjoy the benefits. Keeping your profile up to date on LinkedIn, staying in touch with former colleagues on Facebook and jumping into the occasional conversation on Twitter is enough to build your social network persona and might find you that perfect hire for a job opening or provide the answer to a vexing question.
  • Using LinkedIn Company Profiles For Job Hunts, Networking

    Posted February 17, 2009 - 2:41 pm

    As the recession turns workers of all industries into job seekers, many users of LinkedIn, the social network for professionals, have begun examining the service's free company profiles to see who recently joined (or left) organizations, prepare for interviews and learn about what skills particular employers value in prospective candidates.
  • Quiz: He said what? (an oddly informative news quiz)

    Posted December 19, 2008 - 10:57 am

    Who thinks Facebook is a fine way to let folks know they're being foreclosed on? Who isn't afraid of a little competition from Google? Who thinks he's the right chef for the job? Think you know? Take the quiz already!
  • LinkedIn's Most Unusual Members: Meet The Super-Connected

    Posted December 16, 2008 - 3:30 pm

    LinkedIn's main slogan is "Relationships Matter." This cuts to the core of the social network's philosophy and the way it designed the site: connect with people you know. But the steady emergence of LinkedIn open networkers (LIONs), an increasingly significant group of LinkedIn users who accept the majority of invitations to connect on LinkedIn, no matter whether they know the person or not, has implications for LinkedIn, its user base and the future of social networks in general.
  • LinkedIn Etiquette: Five Dos and Don'ts

    Posted December 8, 2008 - 11:35 am

    One key to good LinkedIn etiquette, says reputation management and online identity expert, Kirsten Dixson, is 'what goes around comes around.' If you go and write a good recommendation for a colleague, odds are someone will do the same for you in the future.
  • Is underdog LinkedIn poised to beat flashy Facebook

    Posted October 27, 2008 - 3:24 pm

    During the past two years, Facebook became the darling of Silicon Valley, watching its user base grow exponentially as its founder bombastically turned down billion dollar acquisition offers. But as the sobering realities of a tightening economy set in, it turns out LinkedIn, the social networking site for professionals, might be on track to build a more stable and immediately profitable business model that, unlike Facebook, doesn't rely solely on advertising and never-ending injections of venture capital.
  • LinkedIn tips: How many connections is too many?

    Posted October 20, 2008 - 10:10 am

    If your social networking modus operandi has been to say yes to LinkedIn connection requests without much deliberation, consider these three reasons why you should be selective about your connections.
  • LinkedIn: The network effect revisited

    Posted October 10, 2008 - 9:46 am

    As people make "connections" and build their contacts list on LinkedIn, the popular social network for business professionals, some users have thought long and hard about the quality of their connections versus the number of connections they acquire. According to the service's power-users and social media analysts, establishing the best criteria for making a connection could, over the long term, determine how much value you get from LinkedIn.
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