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LinkedIn

LinkedIn

4.1 Version 4.1.935

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Version
4.1.935
Updated on
2024-05-02
OS ANDROID
Varies with device
Downloads
1549.1M
Released on
2011-04-07
Category
Business
Developer
LinkedIn
License
Free

LinkedIn is a social networking platform designed specifically for the business community. Launched in 2003 by Reid Hoffman and a team of co-founders, the platform is primarily used for professional networking, allowing users to connect with others in their industry, share and discover job opportunities, and improve their professional skills.

Key Features of LinkedIn

LinkedIn allows users to create profiles and connections with each other in an online social network that may represent real-world professional relationships. A LinkedIn profile typically includes a person's education, work experience, skills, endorsements, and recommendations. This makes it akin to an online resume.

Beyond individual users, companies can also create profiles, where they can showcase their products or services, post job openings, and share updates and news about the company.

LinkedIn's "Connections" feature allows users to form a contact network consisting of their direct connections, the connections of each of their connections, and so on. This can be used to gain introductions to people a user would like to know through a mutual, trusted contact.

LinkedIn Learning and Premium Subscriptions

LinkedIn offers a premium subscription model that includes added features such as seeing who has viewed your profile, detailed analytics on posts, and access to online learning resources through LinkedIn Learning. LinkedIn Learning covers a broad array of topics, from soft skills like leadership and communication to hard skills like coding and graphic design.

Job Searching on LinkedIn

LinkedIn is an excellent resource for job searching. Users can search for jobs by title, keyword, company, and location, and can set up job alerts to be notified of new postings that match their criteria. They can apply to many jobs directly through LinkedIn, sometimes with the simple click of a button.

LinkedIn for Content Sharing and Thought Leadership

LinkedIn has increasingly become a platform for content sharing and thought leadership. Users can post articles, share updates, and engage with other users' content through comments and likes. This can help users establish themselves as experts in their field, expand their professional network, and stay up-to-date with the latest industry trends.

LinkedIn has evolved from a simple professional networking tool to a comprehensive platform for job searching, skill building, and thought leadership. It has grown to become an essential tool for professionals around the world who want to grow their career, build their network, and stay relevant in their industry. For businesses, LinkedIn offers a powerful way to connect with potential employees, partners, and customers.

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Rating

4.1

92049 reviews

Pros

  • Platform exclusive for business which makes easier to do networking.
  • Easy way to find and build your community.
  • Facilitates job hunting.

Cons

  • Can be confusing at the beginning.
  • Mobile app lacks some features that are available in desktop.
  • Too many notifications to your contacts without your permission.
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