LinkedIn is a powerful tool for today’s consulting professional. That said, the world’s most popular social networking site for professionals is evolving and transforming at lightning speed. Here are four of LinkedIn’s latest features to keep you in the know…and stop you from becoming a LinkedIn dinosaur!

  • LinkedIn Search – has been updated with redesigned functionality and features to help deliver more relevant results.
  • “Connections of” Filter – use your extended network to search connections of your connections through the Connections of filter and find people who work in a specific industry, location or company.
  • LinkedIn Video – pictures tell a 1,000 words. Learn how to use LinkedIn Video to share your experience and perspectives.
  • Active Status – you can use LinkedIn’s “green dot” feature to learn who in your network is online and potentially available to communicate with you.