LinkedIn, the social network for professionals, sends too many email notifications and they also make it difficult for you to unsubscribe from these emails. There’s an easy workaround though.
Would you not like other LinkedIn members to know that you have viewed their profiles? There’s a setting for that.
Your LinkedIn profile is your public rÃ©sumÃ©. If you would not like your boss to know that you are updating Linked, just turn off Activity Broadcast.
DropIn lets you play the classic Tetris game in your browser but the blocks of this Tetris game are made of people with whom you are connected on LinkedIn.
Learn how to add rich HTML signatures from LinkedIn to your outgoing Gmail email messages.
Resume Builder is an online tool that will turn your LinkedIn Profile into an impressive-looking resume ready for printing.
The tool will help you visualize your education and your work experience in a tree like structure. It uses your LinkedIn profile as the starting point.
1. Outsync (Facebook) – This utility can find matching contacts who are listed in your Outlook address book and are also connected with you on Facebook.
LinkedIn has added a new premium feature called Profile Organizer that lets you bookmark profiles with one-click for later reference.
Forbes has some good tips for job seekers on how to use LinkedIn to catch a recruiter’s attention. Always get recommendations because lot of companies simply ignore candidates that don’t have recommendations.
The initial set of LinkedIn Apps are provided by SlideShare (for uploading Office documents), Box.net (for sharing files), Google Docs (for PowerPoint presentations), Blog Links (for reading blogs) and Amazon Reading List (for sharing books you are reading).
How to import email address from a personal web mail or corporate email account into LinkedIn address book.
Plaxo has added a people search engine to help you find friends who may be using Plaxo but are not connected to you yet.
If you are on LinkedIn but haven’t had a chance to explore all the features yet, this quick LinkedIn guide should come in handy.
Inspired by Facebook (What are you doing right now), LinkedIn too has added Status that is similar to Facebook feature though the language is slightly different (What Are You Working On?).
Orkut has a little spying feature called “profile visits” that automatically shows a list of people who have recently viewed your profile page on Orkut.
Have a question you’d like to ask a friend or group of friends on orkut? Use this feature to seek and share advice, recommendations, knowledge or plans in private.