LinkedIn empowers mobile professionals with the new iPad application

27 Apr,2012

By A Correspondent

 

LinkedIn, the professional network which has over 14 million users in India, on Thursday announced the launch of the LinkedIn application for iPad. Taking into account the new and specific ways that professionals are using their mobile devices, this application aims at helping professionals to be better prepared and empowered to make smarter business decisions wherever they may be working.

 

“At LinkedIn, our focus continues to be on increasing the productivity of our members. We realize that today’s professional workforce is a mobile workforce. Hence, we constantly strive to provide them with simple solutions to achieve success and deliver a seamless LinkedIn experience everywhere,” said Hari V Krishnan, Country Manager, LinkedIn India.

 

The mobile platform is the fastest growing consumer service at LinkedIn with 22 per cent of LinkedIn traffic coming from mobile devices. The LinkedIn iPad experience has been built and designed taking into account the unique and specific ways that professionals use their iPads.

 

New features of the new LinkedIn iPad application include:

  • Calendar feature which gives an informative snapshot of anyone you have a meeting with and everything you need to know about them
  • News you can use which provides timely and relevant news surfaced by what your connections and industry peers are sharing and reading
  • Build your professional brand which connects and follows up with your professional peers and share your expertise

 

The LinkedIn iPad application is free and available for members to download on their iPads from http://itunes.apple.com/in/app/linkedin/id288429040?mt=8

 

Founded in 2003, LinkedIn has a diversified business model with revenues coming from member subscriptions, marketing solutions and hiring solutions. Headquartered inSilicon Valley, LinkedIn has offices across the globe.

 

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