What is LinkedIn Talent?
Linkedin is the social network for work professionals created by Reid Hoffman in 2002. There are 161 million professionals worldwide who have connected with Linkedin since its official launch in May 2003. Every second that number grows by two more memberships, according to company stats.Linkedin members actively look for jobs and read work-related content on the platform. In 2011, there were 4.2 billion "professionally-oriented searches" that number is set to surge to 5.3 billion in 2012. On the network users can search for jobs, join work-related groups, and submit job applications through Apply With Linkedin.
Benefits and Insights
Why use LinkedIn Talent?
Key differentiators & advantages of LinkedIn Talent
- One purpose of the sites is to allow registered users to maintain a list of contact details of people with whom they have some level of relationship, called Connections.
- Users can invite anyone (whether a site user or not) to become a connection. However, if the invitee selects "I don't know" or "Spam", this counts against the inviter. If the inviter gets too many of such responses, the account may be restricted or closed.