LinkedIn was founded and launched by Reid Hoffman, Allen Blue, Konstantin Guericke, Eric Ly and Jean-Luc Vaillant in Mountain View, California on May 5, 2003, and it is currently headquartered in San Francisco, California.
LinkedIn is an American business and employment-oriented online service that operates via websites and mobile apps, designed to help people make business connections, share their experiences and resumes, and find jobs.
The site has an Alexa Internet ranking as the 57th most popular website and as of May 2020, it had 706 million registered members in 150 countries.
LinkedIn comes with a lot of great features for its members: to find jobs now hiring & apply using their profile and/or resume; to apply for jobs for every type of profession; to follow companies, influencers and professionals; to get daily updates on the news that is relevant to their career; to write posts & share them with their social network; to set job alerts to get notified when new jobs from their followed companies are posted.
According to Forbes, “LinkedIn is, far and away, the most advantageous social networking tool available to job seekers and business professionals today”.
To find out more or to create an account, you can visit their official webpage: linkedin.com, or download the app from the App Store or Google Play on any device.