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Reid Hoffman started his professional life with the intention of becoming an academic. But then he realized: “in order to be a professional scholar, you have to dedicate a vast majority of your career to writing esoteric books that only 50 people will understand.”

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Via Business Insider

Zoomsphere, a site which provides statistics on major social networks including Twitter, Facebook and Google+, has revealed some interesting information and statistics on LinkedIn users.

Via The Next Web

Jonathan Lister is LinkedIn’s vp/North American sales for marketing solutions, which means that he’s in charge of growing the social network’s brand advertising revenues. He highlighted how LinkedIn serves its clients, what kind of data it can offer, how it competes with Facebook… and how LinkedIn could end up making your resume and your business card extinct.

Full story at Business Insider

Early on in The Start-up of You, Reid Hoffman takes on the sacred cow of career advice books, making it clear that the time worn exhortations of What Color is Your Parachute? won’t fly in this economy.

“That’s the wrong question,” Hoffman, the co-founder and chairman of LinkedIn writes (with the help of coauthor Ben Casnocha). “What you should be asking yourself is whether your parachute can keep you aloft in changing conditions.”

Full story at Mashable

Schools are on a short list of organizations that have been notoriously slow to adopt emerging tech. But within the last few years, as social media becomes more integral to students’ lives, educational institutions are finally catching on, and catching up.

Full story at Mashable

Social media is growing up fast. No longer a niche plaything of the digerati, social media is firmly entrenched as a societal game changer of historical importance. For many, social media and social networking are so ubiquitous and pervasive that we presume we have it figured out, that we have a finger firmly on the pulse. But we don’t. Data about how social media really works, who uses it and how, continues to surprise.

Full story at Convince & Convert

There’s no way around it. If you want to snag a great job at a hot tech company, you have to be on LinkedIn. But what exactly inspires these companies to call you? How should you spiff up your LinkedIn profile to get their attention?

Preeti Bhatia

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