What Is LinkedIn?

LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network. It consists of a social networking website for people in professional occupations. Founded in December 2002 and launched on May 5, 2003, LinkedIn reports more than 259 million acquired users in more than 200 countries and territories.

LinkedIn’s mission is simple: connect the world’s professionals to make them more productive and successful. LinkedIn is publicly held and has a diversified business model with revenues coming from member subscriptions, advertising sales, and talent solutions.

We are talking about a double powerful approach here, you can find really talented people to work for you, or you can offer your services to serious businesses.