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  • LinkedIn Recommendations: Five Ways to Make The Most of Them

    As potential employers or recruiters peruse your work experience on LinkedIn, recommendations from past and present colleagues can be one of the most helpful features to help communicate your value. Here's five tips for doing the most good for yourself with LinkedIn recommendations.

    Written by C.G. Lynch20 Feb. 09 09:10
  • Using LinkedIn Company Profiles For Job Hunts, Networking

    Company profile pages on LinkedIn can help you tune into a company's comings and goings, executive relationships, key business facts, and more. Here's how to search and use LinkedIn Company Profiles to your best advantage.

    Written by C.G. Lynch17 Feb. 09 10:42
  • LinkedIn Clamps Down On Super-Connected Users

    LinkedIn has imposed new restrictions on the number of connections any one person can have, say members of the LinkedIn open networkers, a controversial group that accepts almost all LinkedIn connection requests. The group appears to be walking an increasingly fine line with the social network.

    Written by C.G. Lynch21 Jan. 09 08:52
  • LinkedIn's Most Unusual Members: Meet The Super-Connected

    LinkedIn open networkers, or LIONs, accept almost all LinkedIn connection requests and introduce strangers out of good will. Here's a look at this controversial group and its approximately 16,000 members who'd like to be known as the saints of social networking, but are sometimes called spammers.

    Written by C.G. Lynch15 Dec. 08 08:23
  • LinkedIn Etiquette: Five Dos and Don'ts

    Creating a useful LinkedIn profile, and knowing how to interact with your connections on the professional social network, isn't always as straightforward as it seems.

    Written by C.G. Lynch06 Dec. 08 09:08
  • If Your Enterprise Can't Beat Consumer Apps, Why Fight Them?

    WorkLight, a Web 2.0 start-up, helps transport enterprise data to consumer applications such as Facebook and iGoogle. In this Q&A, WorkLight's CEO says if you can do this securely, you should give users what they want — and you won't have to fork out the cash for SharePoint.

    Written by C.G. Lynch17 Nov. 08 10:41