Posts by Patrick Crane

  • Patrick Crane

    40 million members strong in 6 years, almost to the date! Its always fun to look back down memory lane, and what a year its been! Yours truly has been here for almost a couple of years, so I thought I’d give you a little perspective on some of the milestones we’ve crossed in the past year compared to the first 5 years: First 5 years In the last year Members 22,000,000 40,000,000+ User Groups 50,000+ 300,000+ Languages 1 4 Applications 0 11 Answers 1,000,000 2,000,000+ As you…

  • Patrick Crane

    LinkedIn is all about helping people be successful in their professional lives, and with that goal in mind we’re stepping up our efforts to help graduates launch their careers – starting today. Over the next two weeks on our blog, we’ll have students and faculty (career services professionals, alumni department heads, etc.) from universities across the country share their advice on how grads and their parents can help launch new grads’ careers during this tough economy…

  • Patrick Crane

    Some of you might have read my earlier blog post from last year on how LinkedIn can help you build a professional network that lasts. As we begin this New Year, I’d like to suggest four key ways in which LinkedIn can help you put your best foot forward professionally in 2009. Be found by people looking for your skills, products & company List your current and past positions & education. This helps the right people and opportunities find you and your products &amp…

  • Patrick Crane

    When I recently passed my first year anniversary at LinkedIn, I thought it was high time that I wrote my first blog post.  It’s been an incredible…