LinkedIn

LinkedIn

A social networking platform for people in professional occupations. It was founded in 2002 and was acquired by Microsoft in 2016. It is located in Sunnyvale, California.

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10,000–49,999
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Linkedin is a California-based company that has developed a professional social networking platform. Its stated mission is to connect the world's professionals to make them more productive and successful. It was founded by Reid HoffmanReid Hoffman and was acquired by Microsoft.

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LinkedIn

A social networking platform for people in professional occupations. It was founded in 2002 and was acquired by Microsoft in 2016. It is located in Sunnyvale, California.

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Introduction

Linkedin is a professional social network.

About

Linkedin is a California-based company that has developed a professional social networking platform. Its stated mission is to connect the world's professionals to make them more productive and successful. It was founded by Reid Hoffman and was acquired by Microsoft.

Product

Professionals and businesses can create user accounts on the website, which can be accessed various ways, including mobile applications for products and operating systems such as iOS, Android, Blackberry, Nokia Asha, and Windows. Users can create a profile highlighting their professional experience and search for jobs on the platform.

Features

Insights

On the homepage of the platform, users can view insights into companies and industries which align with their professional profile.

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Founded in 2002 by Reid Hoffman.

Networking

Users can connect with others on the platform and those connections will increase the user's visibility for job opportunities on LinkedIn.

Job Searching

Users can search for jobs by job title or companies and enter a specific location if desired. Internships are also listed on the platform.

Candidate Searching

Businesses can post a job advertisement and seek candidates.

Education

There are courses available on the platform to aid users in finding jobs or updating their resume. Courses include finance and accounting and career development.

Messaging

Users can message each other and recruiters can reach out to potential job candidates to explain job offers and other opportunities.

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LinkedIn

Jeff Weiner

CEO

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Amid virus-era messaging boom, LinkedIn rolls out new chat features

Steven Melendez

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April 30, 2020

LinkedIn Releases New Tools for Virtual Job Interviews

Matt Southern

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May 1, 2020

LinkedIn Stories Is Coming - How to Use LinkedIn Stories to Build Your Brand and Business | JD Supra

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May 7, 2020

Microsoft paid $26 billion for LinkedIn, then mostly left it alone--and CEO Jeff Weiner is good with that

Jordan Novet

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December 27, 2019

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Introducing LinkedIn Pages

November 13, 2018

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LinkedIn

Social networking website for people in professional occupations

A social networking platform for people in professional occupations. It was founded in 2002 and is located in Sunnyvale, California.

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February 2020

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner steps aside after 11 years.

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LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner steps aside after 11 years.

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September 17, 2019

LinkedIn launches skills assessments, tests that let you beef up your credentials for job hunting

September 17, 2019

LinkedIn launches skills assessments, tests that let you beef up your credentials for job hunting

2009

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner steps aside after 11 years.

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Aarchi jain

Founder

Faizan Memon

Founder

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LinkedIn launches skills assessments, tests that let you beef up your credentials for job hunting

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SIC code
7,370
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IRS number
470,912,023
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April 1, 2019

LinkedIn today has some 600 million users and was acquired by Microsoft in 2016 for $26.2 billion.

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