Making the Most of LinkedIn, Right Now (updated for 2017)

Since first writing about LinkedIn nearly four years ago, the professional networking site has only continued to solidify its role in the world of business. During this same period LinkedIn has added users hand over fist. It now is past 467 million members, with 128 million in the US alone (10/16). LinkedIn adds two new members every second, and 40% of all members check LinkedIn daily. No matter your personal feelings about the site, these numbers are saying something important. Don’t underestimate the role LinkedIn can play in your career.