As a holding of Microsoft, LinkedIn continues to evolve and add new features. Here’s something new to try at your next networking event. On June 28, LinkedIn added a QR code generator to help professionals swap details when they are not already connected on the social media platform. LinkedIn suggests that the QR code can effectively become the replacement for the business card for people at in-person events. Read the LinkedIn Blog to learn more.
Last year, Microsoft purchased LinkedIn, the world’s largest networking and job search platform, for $26 billion. LinkedIn now has more than 500 million members, and its job platform hit a record 10 million jobs posted. Why did Microsoft buy LinkedIn? LinkedIn provides Microsoft with vast data to fuel its machine learning and business intelligence strategies.
Learn about the benefits of the Microsoft/LinkedIn acquisition here.
Coming soon, a new version of LinkIn’s app that will match you up with a mentor…read about it here.
Dive deeper into LinkedIn’s newer features here.