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Super Tuesday is tomorrow! We conducted a poll of our users in the Super Tuesday states to see how you plan to vote.
* Note: We conducted the poll by a week day period. On the last day of our poll, Edwards and Giuliani suspended/withdrew their respective candidacies.
Here are some key findings:
- Independent vote is critical and appears to favor Obama – Massachusetts has 31% of voters identifying themselves as Independents, most of the key states have nearly 20% of voters Independents.
- Independent voters: Obama leads among Independent voters in California, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, and New York.
Here are results from LinkedIn’s Presidential Poll in 6 of the key states, California, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, New Jersey and New York:
Obama is leading in New York. Giuliani was leading in New York with Romney in second. Giuliani has endorsed McCain.
Orginal post by Jane Corrigan
Here’s an example of what you will see whether you view the profile of TechCrunch blogger, Michael Arrington. You’ll see that humans who viewed his profile additionally tended to view the profiles of Edgio CEO’s, Keith Teare, fellow tech bloggers: Jason Calacanis, Om Malik, Dave McClure, and LGiLAB’s GM, Ouriel Ohayon.
At LinkedIn, we believe in collective intelligence, and the team that brought you that feature (as well as ‘People you may know’ and ‘Who’s viewed my profile’) is busy working on some even cooler stuff. Stay tuned.
NOTE: You’ll need to be logged into LinkedIn to see that feature. go the "View Full Profile" button whether you’re looking at the person’s public profile.
Orginal post by Steven Stegman
The last duration I blogged about three ways to network right, I had great responses from the readers so here’s my New Year’s resolution post. Many of you have probably either created, broken or still working on a final list of resolutions for that year. Here are five resolutions that professionals can build and keep that year, to jump start their career.
1. Build your online brand
Your online image can affect the way other professionals see you, just as much as your offline image. Create your own online professional grade by developing a LinkedIn profile. assemble certain to keep data on your professional experience and other relevant info up-to-date. You may be surprised to learn how many recruiting executives use online networks to locate potential candidates. additionally, whether you’re keen on building an impressive professional type, assemble certain personal knowledge intended for close friends stays private on the web. You don’t want coworkers and potential employers looking at personal photos of your vacations and party shots. whether you’re curious about who is checking out your online grade, you can use LinkedIn’s "Who’s Viewed My Profile" feature to find out.
2. Be at the forefront of people’s minds
In order to get leads and recommendations through your network, it’s crucial to keep in touch with former colleagues as well as your present circle. LinkedIn allows professionals to remain at the forefront of people’s minds by easily and efficiently keeping in touch. Using LinkedIn, it’s easy to see who’s been promoted, switched jobs, moved, won an award, and more. LinkedIn’s InMail messaging system is a perfect way to reach out and keep your connections fresh, without cutting into your personal date.
3. manufacture smarter decisions
Being a great leader is not always about becoming an expert at everything — it’s really about knowing where to find knowledge and expertise when you need it. The LinkedIn Answers feature allows professionals to quickly and easily solicit input and gain perspective from their own connections or from the broader LinkedIn community. Learn how others approach new markets, revamp processes, and resolve problems. Draw on the collective knowledge of your trusted connections — and their connections — and benefit from the experience of others.
4. Prioritize how you spend your time
Everyone understands the importance of moment management in today’s accelerated workplace environment. Successful public are often sought after with requests from unknown humans for meetings, events, speaking engagements, and more. The LinkedIn network can be used to quickly and efficiently check out these contacts and requests before committing. A quick search reveals anyone you might know in common, gives you a capsule impression, and helps you allocate your valuable date wisely. And whether you need to prepare for a meeting, the Advanced Search feature can plus save instance by allowing you to find specialists on nearly every topic, industry, or company you want to research.
5. Stay on top of what’s going on in your world
whether you want to be truly great at what you do, it’s fundamental to stay on top of industry news at all times. LinkedIn News makes it easy for every professional to read the articles they need to read, by leveraging the ability of their business connections. It starts by delivering news about key daily topics: a user’s company, industry, and competitors, drawn from more than 10,000 publishers and blogs. next, LinkedIn News uses the wisdom of each user’s "crowd" of colleagues to determine the handful of articles that are the most crucial to their business — the articles they need to read that day. LinkedIn News is currently available in beta to a choose group of users, and will be expanded to all LinkedIn members in the New Year.
Orginal post by Kay Luo
Since we started the blog on April 24th of last year, we’ve had many LinkedIn events that we’ve covered on the blog. Here’s a quick recap of a few of those milestones you may have either attended or heard about last year.
1. Moving into our new digs – again!
Since we moved into our Mountain View office nearly half a year ago, we realized one floor wouldn’t suffice for our engineers, product and design folk; so we have recently expanded into the first floor of the building we currently occupy. Some of you
may have read a blog post by Adam Nash describing the move.
Source: LinkedIn photo feed
2. Lunch 2.0 at LinkedIn
This was the event that started it all. We decided to throw open the doors of our new digs as soon as we moved from our Palo Alto office to our current office space in Mountain View, by hosting Silicon Valley’s favorite lunch past duration – Lunch 2.0. It was the re-launch of Lunch 2.0 for the summer series 2007. And, boy what a turnout we had!
Source: LinkedIn photo feed
3. LinkedIn Q&A Live!
One of the first LinkedIn Q&A events we planned was around the concept of a book preview we hosted featuring questions from LinkedIn users. The evening saw the pairing of the ever-funny Dan Lyons a.k.a Fake
Steve Jobs a.k.a FSJ (Sr. editor at Forbes, author of "Option$") with the ever-entertaining Guy
Kawasaki (Former Apple evangelist and founder of Truemors).
Source: Terry Chay
It made for a truly exceptional evening with insight into the genesis of the Fake Steve Jobs blog, how Brad Stone (New York Times) outed the FSJ blog, FSJ playing the real Steve Jobs, the phenomenon of Fake CEO blogs, and tech industry insider jokes galore.
Stay tuned to the LinkedIn blog for upcoming events that year. Subscribe to our blog whether you haven’t yet.
Orginal post by Mario Sundar
Data portability is on a lot of people’s minds right now. You don’t need to be an A-list blogger trying to export your massive friend list to know that your address book is your own, nor to recognize that toting around your network can be cumbersome. You shouldn’t have to reinvent yourself — and rediscover your colleagues — by and by again.
At LinkedIn, we’ve always believed that users should own and control their goods. And we’ve walked the walk by offering one-click export of your connections to .csv and .vcf since 2004; using microformats since 2006 to mark up your contacts with XFN + hCard and service provider recommendations with hReview; and [...]
Orginal post by Steve Ganz
in the new year by taking a few minutes to get the most from your
professional network. visit on the tips below to compose the changes now.
The clock is ticking!
listing job titles doesn’t do you justice. Descriptions of roles,
responsibilities, and accomplishments will dramatically improve your
appearance in search results as well as present a fuller picture of who
opportunities, answers, candidates and researching your market is a lot
easier when your fellow school alums can find you.
Add it to your business card, website, newsletter signature, etc.
Let us do all the work – [...]
Orginal post by Surya Yalamanchili
This past year has seen the consolidation of the LinkedIn Blog as the source for all info about LinkedIn Features, Events, and LinkedIn News in general.
Here’s a quick recap of the Top 5 most widely read posts on our blog that past year.
The first blog post written by Lucian Beebe attracted a lot of attention due to enhanced interest swirling around the launch of social networking platforms.
We recognize that there are literally hundreds of places and
ways to use your LinkedIn network in your professional life. APIs will allow you to literally “take your professional network with you” as you go through your work day, using your network on the sites you visit to get things done.
Steven Stegman describes a make new [...]
Orginal post by Mario Sundar