Douglas Crets

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Giving Credibility to the Shadow Education System

LinkedIn Launches Attractive Stats Interface for LinkedIn Groups

Have you checked your LinkedIn Groups lately? If you are the moderator of any LinkedIn Groups you will notice today that the company has prettified your group pages with a very handy statistics interface.

Here’s the interface for Education Edge, the group that I manage for education entrepreneurs and directors of education management organizations.

A new attractive interface for tracking how people engage and work in your LinkedIn groups

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A 9.2% Unemployment Rate Means Big Things for LinkedIn

I’ve been unemployed for about six months, experiencing very satisfying short-term jobs with great clients who value the social media business proposition. It’s been a thrill.

Like a lot of people, I was dismayed to see the jobs report showing that we have only added 18,000 jobs last month. We have a 9.2% unemployment rate.

This apparently is good news for LinkedIn. Its share price has soared as people realize that networking, finding jobs, and gleaning as much inside information as possible from their social network is what will help them innovate and find a good job in this economy.

After the unemployment rate was announced, LinkedIn shares jumped 4%.

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