LinkedIn now has career data on 250 million business members, which it plans to mine for a new recruitment product. According to The Financial Times, the as-yet-unnamed feature will be a global map of companies; it will track the skills its members have, the jobs they take and the places they relocate when they change jobs. The algorithm, comparable to a search engine algorithm, will allow users
Sharon Hill has been a senior writer / analyst with the AIM Group since 2004, except for a two-year time-out to serve as sales and marketing manager for Suburban Newspapers of America. She worked at newspapers in California, the Carolinas and Indiana as a classified advertising sales supervisor and manager, and in newspaper circulation in Alaska. At the SNA, she was responsible for bringing in new members; lining up exhibitors, and helping develop programs for the classified conference and the classified alliance. She is also co-author of “Implementing and Managing Telework: A Guide for those who make it Happen” (Praeger Press) and a prolific blogger and social media user. She is based in Phoenix.